Mets Rewind: July 11

Posted on July 11, 2010 by


Here’s what happened on this day in New York Mets history:

1967: New York Mets traded Chuck Hiller to the Philadelphia Phillies for Phil Linz.

1973: New York Mets sold Jim Fregosi to the Texas Rangers.

1980: New York Mets signed free agent Bill Almon.

1985: Nolan Ryan becomes the first pitcher to record 4,000 strikeouts, fanning Danny Heep in the sixth inning of Houston’s 4-3 win over the Mets. Ryan finishes with eleven strikeouts in seven innings, but gets no decision.

1986: After losing three straight games, the Mets took their frustrations out on the Atlanta Braves …

1988: New York Mets traded Gene Walter to the Seattle Mariners for Edwin Nuñez.

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