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Jesse Gonder

Jesse Lemar Gonder
Batted: Left
Threw: Right
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190 lbs.
Born: January 20, 1936 in Monticello, AR
Signed: 1955 by the Cincinnati Redlegs
Acquired: traded from the Cincinnati Reds for
Charlie Neal and Sammy Taylor, July 1963
Departed: traded to the Milwaukee Braves for
Gary Kolb, July 1965
Died: November 14, 2004 in Oakland, CA

 

Jesse did a capable job as the Mets' starting catcher for one season and parts of two others. This is his 1966 East Hills Shopping Center card—a relative rarity—and a couple of cards showing him with the Mets are pictured below.

  

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BATTING RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G  AB  R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS  SO BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
==================================================================================
1960 N Y AL   7   7  1   2  0  0  1   3   5  0  0   1  1   0   0  1 .333 .714 .286
1961 N Y AL  15  12  2   4  1  0  0   3   5  0  0   1  3   0   0  0 .467 .417 .333
1962 Cin NL   4   4  0   0  0  0  0   0   0  0  0   3  0   0   0  0 .000 .000 .000
1963 2teams  73 158 17  48  6  0  6  20  72  1  2  37  7   0   0  2 .329 .456 .304
1964 *METS* 131 341 28  92 11  1  7  35 126  0  0  65 29   2   0  2 .329 .370 .270
1965 2teams  84 158  8  33  6  0  5  14  54  0  0  29 15   0   0  1 .276 .342 .209
1966 Pit NL  59 160 13  36  3  1  7  16  62  0  0  39 12   2   0  0 .287 .388 .225
1967 Pit NL  22  36  4   5  1  0  0   3   6  0  0   9  5   2   2  0 .279 .167 .139
==================================================================================
METS TOTALS 226 572 46 155 19  1 14  59 218  1  2 110 46   2   0  5 .325 .381 .271
OTHER CLUBS 169 304 27  65  9  1 12  35 112  0  0  74 26   4   2  1 .284 .368 .214
==================================================================================
CAREER TOTS 395 876 73 220 28  2 26  94 330  1  2 184 72   6   2  6 .310 .377 .251

 

SPLIT SEASONS

YEAR CLUB     G  AB  R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS  SO BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
==================================================================================
1963 Cin NL  31  32  5  10  2  0  3   5  21  0  0  12  1   0   0  0 .333 .656 .313
1963 *METS*  42 126 12  38  4  0  3  15  51  1  2  25  6   0   0  2 .328 .405 .302
1965 *METS*  53 105  6  25  4  0  4   9  41  0  0  20 11   0   0  1 .308 .390 .238
1965 Mil NL  31  53  2   8  2  0  1   5  13  0  0   9  4   0   0  0 .211 .245 .151

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This is a list of the Jesse Gonder cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.

1964 Topps

1965 Topps

1963 Topps #29b (1963 Rookie Stars)

1964 Topps #457

1965 Topps #423

1966 East Hills Shopping Center Pittsburgh Pirates

1967 Topps #301

1969 Topps #617

1976 SSPC 1963 Mets

1978 TCMA The 1960's #0122, #0238

1991 WIZ Mets #143 

Other Jesse Gonder memorabilia in my collection: 

1964 Topps Coins #43

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