Interesting article by the New York Times that talks about how many Venezuelan players have a chance to go North with the team 5 to be exact. They are Johan Santana, Henry Blanco, Francisco Rodriguez, Kelvim Escobar, and Fernando Nieve.It got me to thinking of how I am a Die-Hard Mets fan that just also happens to be Puerto Rican. I remember how back during the late 80's early 90's I used to argue with this one ignorant Uncle that questioned how I could be a Mets fan when they had no Puerto Rican players.I was still new to baseball at that time and other than Roberto Clemente I really didn't know any other Puerto Rican players but I knew that being a Mets fan had nothing to do with Nationality and everything to do with the Blue & Orange Uniforrm.I still remember how excited he was when the Mets signed Bonilla in 92. I guess he got what he wanted but us true Die-Hard Mets fans know all we got was one of the biggest busts in Mets history.Unless I'm mistaken the 1st Puerto Rican to play hailing from Yabucoa, Puerto Rico for the Mets was 2nd baseman Felix Millan back in 1973. The Mets got him along with George Stone in a trade with the Atlanta Braves in exchange for Danny Frisella and Gary Gentry on November 1, 1972. According to Ultimate Mets database in 1973 he did the following.