Harry Chiti – His New York Mets Career 1962

Harry ChitiThe Mets acquired catcher Harry Chiti from the Cleveland Indians on April 26, 1962 in exchange for a player to be named later.  He made his Met debut two days later as a late inning defensive replacement against the Philadelphia Phillies, he struck out in his only at bat.  Chiti would go on to appear in 15 games for the Mets before he was sent back to the Indians on June 15, thus becoming the first player ever traded for himself.  At the time of the trade he was hitting .195.

While with the Mets Chiti wore number 44.

Harry Chiti also played for the following teams:
Chicago Cubs – 1952,1955,1956
Kansas City A;s – 1958-1960
Detroit Tigers – 1960,1961

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