Born on this date:
Jeff Innis (1962)
- Mets signed free agent Cleon Jones in 1962.
Games and Events:
1962 - Cleon Jones, an outfielder from Plateau, Ala., is signed by Mets scout Julian Morgan.
1965 - Ron Swoboda smacks his 14th and 15th home runs of the year. The long ball total breaks Jim Hickman's 1962 rookie home run mark.
1968 - Tom Seaver extends his consecutive scoreless innings streak to 22 innings before the Mets fall to Philadelphia, 3-1.