Elio Chacon

Elio Chacon Rodriguez
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 160 lbs.
Born: October 26, 1936 in Caracas, Venezuela
Signed: 1956 by the Cincinnati Redlegs
Acquired: via the Expansion Draft from the Cincinnati Reds, October 1961
Departed: traded to the St. Louis Cardinals with
Tracy Stallard for Johnny Lewis and Gordon Richardson, December 1964
Died: April 24, 1992 in Caracas, Venezuela

 

Was one of the Mets' first candidates for the starting shortstop job. He led the club in stolen bases in the inaugural season of 1962, but then never appeared in the major leagues again. Pictured here on his 1960 Topps card.  Another card shows below.

  

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BATTING RECORD (team-leading totals in red)

YEAR CLUB     G  AB  R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1960 Cin NL  49 116 14  21  1  0  0   7  22  7  1  23  14   1   2  2 .271 .190 .181
1961 Cin NL  61 132 26  35  4  2  2   5  49  1  4  22  21   2   3  0 .374 .371 .265
1962 *METS* 118 368 49  87 10  3  2  27 109
12  7  64  76   1   3  1 .368 .296 .236
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METS TOTALS 118 368 49  87 10  3  2  27 109 12  7  64  76   1   3  1 .368 .296 .236
OTHER CLUBS 110 248 40  56  5  2  2  12  71  8  5  45  35   3   5  2 .326 .286 .226
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CAREER TOTS 228 616 89 143 15  5  4  39 180 20 12 109 111   4   8  3 .351 .292 .232

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This is a list of the Elio Chacon 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.

1980 TCMA 1961 Reds

1960 Topps #543

1962 Jay Publishing Mets
1962 Topps #256

1980 TCMA 1961 Cincinnati Reds World Champions #015

1982 Renata Galasso 20 Years of New York Met Baseball #5

1991 Nobody Beats the Wiz Mets #68

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