No, he was a character out of John Grisham's book Calico Joe
Warren Spahn played in 20 games at pitcher for the New York Mets in 1965, starting in 19 of them. He played for a total of 378 outs, equivalent to 14 9-inning games. He made 4 putouts, had 25 assists, and committed one error, equivalent to .071 errors per 9-inning game. He had one double play.
The Mets' primary goal for this offseason is to acquire a big game pitcher to anchor their rotation.
The starting pitcher in the Mets first game in franchise history, played April 11, 1962 against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis, was Roger Craig. Craig and the Mets lost, 11-4.
That was the nickname given to Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden.
Armando Benitez in 2001.
Gordon Richardson pitched for the Mets from 1965-66 and went 2-4 with an ERA of 5.20
Mike Pelfrey ( SP)