After spending 4 seasons in the minors right-handed pitcher Tommy Moore made his Major League debut with the Mets as a September call up in 1972. In his first game on September 15 against the Chicago Cubs, he pitched 3 innings of relief and gave up 3 earned runs in the Mets 9-3 defeat. He would pitch in 2 more games, one in relief and one as a starter. In his only start on October 2nd against the Montreal Expos, he pitched 7 1/3 innings and allowed one earned run but was credited with a no-decision in the Mets 2-1 victory.
Moore started the 1973 season in the minors before being recalled in May. He made 2 relief appearances before getting the call to start on May 28 against the San Francisco Giants, but he lasted just a 1 1/3 innings and allowed 5 runs, 4 of which were earned. It would be his last appearance as pitcher for the Mets. His last appearance in a Met uniform occurred on June 3rd when he pinch ran for catcher Jerry May.
After spending the remainder of the 1973 season and all of 1974 in the minors, Moore was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals along with Ray Sadecki for Joe Torre.
In 6 appearances as pitcher over 2 seasons Moore posted an 0-1 record with 4.60 ERA.
While with the Mets Moore wore number 19 in 1972 and 39 in 1973.
Tommy Moore also played for the following teams:
Texas Rangers – 1975
St. Louis Cardinals – 1975
Seattle Mariners – 1977