Wayne Graham – His New York Mets Career 1964

Wayne GrahamThe Mets acquired 3ed baseman Wayne Graham from the Philadelphia Phillies along with Gary Kroll in exchange for Frank Thomas on August 7, 1964.  He made his Met debut on the same day against his former team; as a pinch hitter for pitcher Darrell Sutherland and reached on a fielder’s choice in his only at bat as the Mets lost 9-4.  He recorded his first hit as a Met on August 12 an 8th inning double in the Mets 5-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Graham went on to appear in 20 games for the Mets and batted .091 (3 for 33).

Graham spent the entire 1965 season playing for the Mets top minor league club, the Buffalo Bisons, where he batted .243 with 3 home runs and 52 RBIs.

On February 22, 1966 the Mets traded Graham back to the Philadelphia Phillies along with Bobby Klaus and Jimmie Schaffer in exchange for Dick Stuart.

While with the Mets Graham wore number 4.

Wayne Graham also played for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1963.

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