Richard Joseph Hebner
Positions: Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: November 26, 1947 in Boston, MA
High School: Norwood HS (Norwood, MA) by the Drafted Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1966 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 23, 1968 (Age 20)
vs. CIN 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Pirates/Phillies/Tigers/Mets/Cubs 1968-1985 Final Game: October 3, 1985 (Age 37)
vs. PIT 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- February 2014
2/14 Mets Merized: Latest Mets Disconnect: Campaign To Elect David Wright As #FaceOfMLB: This fast-dwindling off-season was supposed to be the door to the Promised Land for Mets fans in the Alderson Era. This was the ...
2/12 Jays Journal: Managing the Future of the Toronto Blue Jays
After taking a look at possible Pleasant Surprise... ... News -- January 2014
1/18 Blue Jays from Away: Thoughts on John Sickels’s Blue Jays Top 20 Prospects: Thanks to John Sickels at Minor League Ball, I have my topic for today’s post. I’m a big ...
1/14 Blue Jays from Away: Blue Jays Name 2014 Minor League Field Staffs: The Blue Jays named their 2014 Minor League coaching staffs on Monday and, while there are a lot of familiar names ...
1/12 SABER BUCS: An Excellent Pirate is Retiring: The player who has the 5th best slugging Percentage in Pirate history is likely to retire before the 2014 season, according to ... News -- November 2013
11/14 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: What Does the Off-Season Mean for Players?: The baseball season has been officially over for about two weeks now, and already the grumblings have begun: “When does ... News -- October 2013
10/30 halosdaily.com: Halo History: The First Free Agent Class, 1976: In the fall of 1975, Andy Messersmith tore down the almost 100-year run of the Reserve Clause when he won his arbitration hearing ... News -- September 2013
9/17 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back – September 17, 1973: Pirates Trample Seaver and Mets, 10-3, at Three Rivers: The New York Mets (73-77) have been taking advantage of a weak NL East by winning the majority of their games of late, climbing ...
9/4 Billy-Ball.com: The Andrew McCutchen Report: In the Pirates 4-3 win over the Brewers Last night, Andrew McCutchen hit his 18th homer of the season. It was McCutchen’s ... News -- July 2013
7/27 Mets360.com: Twelve angry Mets: Yes, it seems as though “Happy Days are Here Again” for us New York Mets fans. Because the sun has again begun peeking through ... News -- May 2013
5/18 Marlin Maniac: Fishing the NL East: Bryce Harper Injures Dodger Stadium’s Wall; Wall Out 2 Weeks: The National League East has always been one of the more competitive division in all of baseball. The Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia ...
5/12 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back, May 12, 1973: Mets Blank Bucs, 6-0: The Mets shutout the Pirates in Pittsburgh today by the score of 6-0. Tom Seaver was brilliant, going the distance, allowing only ... News -- March 2013
3/21 MetsToday.com: 1979 and the Birth of a Mets Fan: I was reading this post over at Amazin’ Avenue about the worst Opening Day lineups in Mets history (a story prompted by ...
3/20 MetsToday.com: Link Roundup: Namaste: This is the phase of Spring Training where we start to wring our hands and worry about injuries and try to predict who’s ...
3/4 Rising Apple: Glory Days: Doug Flynn: In 1977, the Mets made one of the worst decisions in franchise history by shipping off Tom Seaver on a riverboat to Cincinnati. ... News -- February 2013
2/16 WasWatching: Kirk Gibson, Tony Phillips & Tim Salmon: Kirk Gibson and Tony Phillips were teammates on the 1993 Tigers. Tony Phillips and Tim Salmon were teammates on the 1995 ... News -- January 2013
1/7 Jays Journal: Blue Jays Shuffle Minor League Coaches: It goes without saying that the moves made by the Toronto Blue Jays this winter would not have been possible without the development ... News -- September 2012
9/10 MetsToday.com: Mets Game 141: Loss to Nationals: Nationals 5 Mets 1 The Mets’ offensive futility in Flushing is now reaching historical proportions. Mets Game Notes Collin ... News -- May 2012
5/11 High Heat Stats: Can I get a little help? Guys who got 5 hits without an RBI or a run scored: The title says it all…here are the guys since 1918 to have such a game: Rk Player Date Tm Opp Rslt PA AB H 2B 3B BOP Pos. ... News -- April 2012
4/7 WasWatching: 6+ Season Opener Homeruns: It’s a small list - Rk Player #Matching PA HR 6 1 Frank Robinson 8 Ind. Games 37 8 2 Ken Griffey 7 Ind. Games 31 8 3 ...
4/6 High Heat Stats: The four players to homer each of the last 2 opening days: Four players have homered in their team’s first game in both 2011 and 2012: Rk Player #Matching 1 Cameron Maybin 2 Ind. ... News -- December 2011
12/12 B-R Blog: B-R: HoF Candidate – Edgardo Alfonzo: Edgardo Alfonzo Edgardo Antonio Alfonzo Positions: Third Baseman and Second Baseman Bats: Right, Throws: Right Height: 5' 11", ... News -- November 2011
11/26 Mets360.com: Reviewing my 33-year-old grudge against Richie Hebner: It’s natural for fans to have favorite players and it follows that there will be athletes that do not invoke feelings of sympathy. ...
11/14 Mets360.com: From 1966-2011, one move a year Mets should have made: For all sad words of tongue and pen The saddest are these It might have been You probably recognize this quote but probably don’t ... News -- August 2011
8/10 Mets360.com: Mets Card of the Week: 1990 Tim Teufel: 1990 LEAF TIM TEUFEL We all have our favorite Mets’ mannerisms. As a child of the ’70s/’80s, here are some of ... News -- April 2011
4/10 B-R Blog: 5000+ PA After 1932 With OPS+ 100+ & Never An All-Star: How many players had 5,000+ PA after 1932 with an OPS+ of 100 or better in their career and never made an All-Star team? Here's ... News -- March 2011
3/18 B-R Blog: Seasons With 100+ Games Played & RBI > Half TB: Just goofing around, I decided to run a query of "For single seasons, From 1901 to 2010, requiring RBI>.5*TB and At least ... News -- May 2010
5/1 B-R Blog: Austin Jackson’s Hot Start: Via Baseball-Reference.com's Play Index Batting Game Finder - players since 1952 with 11+ games of 2+ hits within the first 25 ... News -- April 2010
4/23 B-R Blog: More on Jim Edmonds: Jim Edmonds is off to a fast start with the Brewers after sitting out all of 2009. Not that long ago we had a good debate about ...