The Mets purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Dave Hillman from the Boston Red Sox on April 26, 1962. He made his Met debut two days later when he pitched the 6th inning in their 8=6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, he allowed one run and one hit. He would go on to appear in 13 games for the Mets, all but one out of the bullpen posting an 0-0 record with a 6.32 ERA. His one start came on May 21 against the Houston Colt 45’s, he lasted just 2 2/3 innings and gave up 4 hits and 2 earned runs.
His stint with the Mets would be his last in the Major Leagues.
While with the Mets Hillman wore number 34.
Dave Hillman also played for the following teams:
Chicago Cubs – 1955-1959
Boston Red Sox – 1960,1961
Cincinnati Reds – 1962