Ike Hampton – His New York Mets Career 1974

Ike HamptonAfter spending four seasons in the Mets minor league system catcher Ike Hampton finally made his Met debut on September 12, 1974.  He pinch hit for first baseman John Milner and flew out to centerfield.  He made three more pinch hit appearances but failed to get a hit but did manage to drive in a run with a sacrifice fly on September 26 against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

During Spring Training in 1975 the Mets traded Hampton to the California Angels in exchange for pitcher Ken Sanders. 

While with the Mets Hampton wore number 20

Ike Hampton also played for the California Angels from 1975-1979.

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