Richard Walter Zisk
Positions: Outfielder and Designated Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: February 6, 1949 in Brooklyn, NY
High School: Parsippany HS (Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ) by the Drafted Pittsburgh Pirates in the 3rd round of the 1967 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 8, 1971 (Age 22.214)
vs. CHC 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1973 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Rangers/Mariners/WhiteSox 1971-1983 Agents: Jerry Kapstein [*] Final Game: September 21, 1983 (Age 34.227)
vs. TOR 2 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- March 2014
3/19 Mets360.com: Mets Card of the Week: 1991 Mac ScarceIn these days to be an oddity, be hunted down like a scarcity... ... News -- September 2013
9/21 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back – 9/21/1973: Mets Win, Vault Into First Place: Tonight at Shea Stadium, in front of 51,381 fans, the Mets clobbered the Pirates 10-3 to take over first place in the N.L. East. ...
9/19 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back – 9/19/1973: Mets Top Pirates: Today at Shea Stadium, the Mets knocked off the Pirates 7-3 to pull within 1.5 games of first place in the N.L. East. The Pirates ...
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 ... News -- August 2013
8/2 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back – August 2nd, 1973: Mets Top Pirates: Tonight at Shea Stadium, the Mets took on the Pirates in the final game of a four game set. The Mets opened the scoring in the ... News -- July 2013
7/11 Rising Apple: YA Gotta Believe 40th Anniversary Player Profile: Ron Hodges: Today’s tribute to the 1973 Mets goes to reserve catcher, Ron Hodges. Hodges came up to the Mets during the 1973 season, ... News -- June 2013
6/22 Rising Apple: Amazin’ Look Back: June 22nd, 1973 – Mets Top Pirates: Tonight in Pittsburgh, the Mets edged the Pirates 5-4. A five run second inning was all the Mets needed, and the big blows in ... News -- February 2013
2/21 Rising Apple: Wayne Garrett: Justin Turner of 1973?: As camp opens in Port St. Lucie, there are many story lines emerging for the New York Mets. Who will play the outfield? Will Bobby ... News -- October 2012
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4/5 PaulLebowitz.com: Hammering: Scott Kazmir‘s precarious position in the Angels starting rotation got me to—again—think about why teams insist ... News -- March 2011
3/29 B-R Blog: Home run winning percentage: After Steve's post a few days ago about most homers coming in a loss, it got me wondering what the team's winning percentage looks ... News -- January 2011
1/10 B-R Blog: 39+ Games As DH With WPA >= .15: So, who are the leaders in terms of most games as a Designated Hitter where their WPA in that contest was .15 or better? Here's ...