December 10th – One Of The Biggest Offseason Days In Mets History

December 10th, 1984

The Montreal Expos traded Gary Carter to the New York Mets…
2003 Topps Retired Gary Carter

…for Hubie Brooks…
1984 Fleer Hubie Brooks

…Mike Fitzgerald, Herm Winningham and Floyd Youmans.
1984 Donruss Mike Fitzgerald

December 10th, 1982

The Houston Astros traded Danny Heep to the New York Mets for Mike Scott.
1982 Topps Mike Scott

Mike Scott would come back to haunt the Mets in the 1986 NLCS, but even his two wins couldn’t stop the Mets that year.

December 10th, 1971

The California Angels traded Jim Fregosi to the New York Mets
1973 Topps Jim Fregosi

…for Frank Estrada, Don Rose, Leroy Stanton…

…and, um, Nolan Ryan.
1992 Donruss Coke Nolan Ryan 1969 Mets


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