Jesus Alou who enjoyed a solid career with the Giants, Astros and A’s was signed by the Mets as a free agent on April 12, 1975. Four days later he made his Mets debut when he pinch hit for Wayne Garrett against the St Louis Cardinals. He grounded out to second base.
Jesus Alou would play 62 games for the Mets in 1975 as a fourth outfielder and pinch hitter. In 102 at bats he hit .265 while driving in 11 runs. The Mets released him following the season.
While with the Mets Alou wore number 23.
Jesus Alou also played for the following teams:
San Francisco Giants – 1963-1968
Houston Astros – 1969-1973, 1978,1979
Oakland A’s – 1973,1974