Amado Samuel – His New York Mets Career 1964

Amado SamuelThe Mets purchased infielder Amado Samuel from the Milwaukee Braves on October 15, 1963.  He made his Met debut as their Opening Day second baseman in 1964; he went 2 for 5 in the Mets 5-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.  Samuel would go on to appear in another 52 games for the Mets, playing mostly shortstop, before being demoted to the minors in the middle of July.  At the time of his demotion he was hitting .232 with just 5 RBI’s.  Samuel finished out the season in the minors and would spend another 2 seasons in the Mets minor league system before retiring after the 1966 season.

While with the Mets Samuel wore number 7.

Amado Samuel also played for the Milwaukee Brewers in 1962 and 1963.

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