This past week newly acquired Mets middle reliever, Jon Rauch has joined the growing number of Mets players that have made themselves available via Twitter.
It turns out that Jon ( @jrauch60 ) is a big gear head, and is in the middle of transforming his ’67 Chevy Chevelle into a full blown hot rod.
It has a 496 cubic inch fuel injected engine with a 9′ Moser rear (3.90 gear ratio) and a full Air Ride Suspension.
He even tweeted footage of his car on a dyno machine – which is used to measure a car engines horse power output.
To view footage of Jon’s car click here
And with that said… HERE COMES THE INFAMY !!!!!
Mets alumni celebrating a birthday today includes:
Utility infielder from the ’63 season, Chico Fernandez is 80 (1932) .
Sadly on this date in 2007 Original Mets middle reliever, Clem Labine passed away.
The New York Mets released back up catcher, Joe DePastino on March 2, 2001. He would re-sign with the Mets in ’03 and have 2 plate appearances with the team that season