The Mets signed left-handed pitcher Bob McClure as a free agent on July 13, 1988. He made his Met debut the next day pitching 2/3 of an inning in the Mets 9-8 win over the Atlanta Braves. He would go on to pitch in 14 games for the Mets, all out of the bullpen, posting a 1-0 record with 1 save and 4.09 ERA. His one win came on August 6th against the Pittsburgh Pirates when he pitched an inning of scoreless relief in the Mets 5-3 victory. His one save came on October 1st against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Though the Mets won the Eastern Davison McClure was not included on the postseason roster and was released following the season.
While with the Mets McClure wore number 27.
Bob McClure also played for the following teams:
Kansas City Royals – 1975,1976
Milwaukee Brewers – 1977-1986
Montreal Expos – 1986-1988
California Angels – 1989-1991
St. Louis Cardinals – 1991,1992
Florida Marlins – 1993