Name that Met

This week we saw the arrival–and departure–of reliever Tyson Miller, becoming the first Met since Seth Lugo and the second overall to wear No. 67. We also witnessed the debut appearance of Sam Coonrod wearing No. 45. Coonrod spent the whole year injured.

The real action happened on Twitter where a mystery popped up over the Met pictured below in the No. 55 jersey in a 1984 Old Timers Game. He looks facially like Bill Monbouquette even though Bill wore 54 and wasn’t on the Mets’ staff in 1984.

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  1. Stu Baron says:

    Looks like maybe George Bamberger. Joe Frazier also wore 55, but not sure that’s him.

    Speaking of President Bush 41, his uncle, Herb Walker of HW fame, was a minority partner during Joan Payson’s ownership. He appears in the 1970 Mets yearbook in a photo taken before a 1969 World Series game at Shea

  2. Gordon says:

    I think it may be Bob Scheffing. I found an article which says he managed the NL team in the 1984 Cracker Jack Old Timers Game. His final years in baseball were with the Mets organization so the uniform makes sense. Facially, I can make a case

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