A ten-year veteran catcher known more for his defense than his offense Jerry May was acquired by the Mets on May 14, 1973 when they purchased his contract from the Kansas City Royals. He made his Met debut as their starting catcher on May 24 against the Los Angeles Dodgers; he went 2 for 3 at the plate. He appeared in three more games for the Mets before being released on July 10.
In his brief four game career with the Mets May batted .250 (2 for 8).
While with the Mets May wore number 20.
Jerry May also played for the following teams:
Pittsburgh Pirates – 1964-1970
Kansas City Royals – 1971-1973