good morning boys and girls its time for yet another edition of everyones favorite tidmits of Mets trivia – yes it’s time for (cue giant echo) “THIS DAY IN METS INFAMY WITH RUSTY”. ok so sit back grab your “Brett Meyers is a wife beater coffee mug and lets get down to buisness
Birthday greeting go out to former the former Mets outfielder who we got in exchange with Micky Loilich for Rusty ” hi dad” Staub -BillY “BOOOOOO !!! ” Baldwin (1950)
also celebrating another year of living is the little known prospect that was traded along with Lenny ” Nails” Dykstra and Roger “Hotfoot” McDowell in the abysmal trade for Juan ” Phillie for life” Samuel – Tom “garden of” Edens (1961)
and lastly celebrating a birthday is pitching prospect who never quite made it – Jason “Randy” Anderson (1979)
New York Mets released Tim “CORKY” Corcoran on June 9, 1986. – For some reason he is one of my all time favorite Mets scrubs
New York Mets traded Terry “rubber arm” Leach to the Kansas City Royals for Aguedo ” what the frig is a Aguedo ” Vasquez on June 9, 1989.
New York Mets signed free agent Doug “hairbreath harry” Sisk on June 9, 1990. – funny thing about Sisk – he suffered from the girl with the curl syndrome ( you know when she was good, she was very very good . But when she was bad to quote the infamous O.J Simpson “LOOK OUT!! )
New York Mets traded Tim Burke to the New York Yankees for Lee Guetterman on June 9, 1992. – One of the very rare trades between both teams, and imo we shoulda kept Burke
New York Mets traded Blas “BLAH !” Minor to the Seattle Mariners for Randy Vickers on June 9, 1996. I guess you could say it was a “Minor deal ” – get it?? “MINOR DEAL HA !” – oh nevermind!
New York Mets traded Kaz “the wrong” Matsui to the Colorado Rockies for Eli Marrero on June 9, 2006.
and lastly the Mo Vaughn tidbit for do day is he practices fung shui.