Elio Chacon Rodriguez
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.
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
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