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Happy Birthday, Joe Pignatano

Happy Birthday to Joe Pignatano, who was well-liked by New York fans during his eleven years as the Mets bullpen coach.  He is a class act.   46 more words

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Happy Birthday, Kevin Collins

Happy Birthday to Kevin Collins, who made his major league debut with the 1965 New York Mets and later played for the Expos and Tigers. Two months in to the 1969 season, the Mets traded Kevin, along with Steve Renko and two minor leaguers, to Montreal for Donn Clendenon.  63 more words

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Happy Birthday, Anna Sui

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Happy birthday, Anna Sui. You’re from Detroit? Well that changes everything . . .

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Happy Birthday, Dallas Green

Happy Birthday to Dallas Green, who managed the Yankees and Mets, and won a World Series ring as the Phillies manager.  In the 1960’s, he pitched for the Phillies, the Senators and the Mets.  25 more words

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Happy Birthday, Frank Kostro

Happy Birthday to Frank Kostro, who played for the Tigers, Angels and Twins from 1962 to 1969. I pitched to Frank just once. It was September 23, 1967 at Metropolitan Stadium. 87 more words

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Happy Birthday, Dennis Higgins

Happy Birthday to Dennis Higgins who pitched for the White Sox, Senators, Indians, and Cardinals from 1966 to 1972.  I first saw him pitch in June 2, 1966 in Chicago. 105 more words

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Happy Birthday, Cleon Jones

Happy Birthday to Cleon Jones, the New York Mets left fielder from 1963 to 1975.  I read the New York newspapers for eight years and followed Cleon’s career closely – especially in the miraculous 1969 World Championship year.  30 more words

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