Rick Sweet

Ricky Joe Sweet
Batted: Both
Threw: Right
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Born: September 7, 1952 in Longview, WA
Drafted: 3rd round 1975 by the San Diego Padres
Acquired: purchased from the Padres, December 1980
Departed: purchased by the Seattle Mariners, May 1982

 

Let's see ... a Met catcher who had a career batting average of .333 with New York? Mike Piazza, right? Nope, Rick Sweet, who came up to bat three times for the Mets, and delivered one single. He's shown here on 1983 Topps, and on a couple of cards depicting him as a minor-league manager 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
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1978 S D NL  88 226 15  50  8  0  1  11  61  1  4 22 27   1   4  1 .306 .270 .221
1982 2teams  91 261 29  67  6  1  4  24  87  3  0 25 20   2   3  3 .311 .333 .257
1983 Sea AL  93 249 18  55  9  0  1  22  67  2  2 26 13   0   2  1 .259 .269 .221
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METS TOTALS   3   3  0   1  0  0  0   0   1  0  0  1  0   0   0  0 .333 .333 .333
OTHER CLUBS 269 733 62 171 23  1  6  57 214  6  6 72 60   3   9  5 .292 .292 .233
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CAREER TOTS 272 736 62 172 23  1  6  57 215  6  6 73 60   3   9  5 .292 .292 .234

 

SPLIT SEASONS

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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1982 *METS*   3   3  0   1  0  0  0   0   1  0  0  1  0   0   0  0 .333 .333 .333
1982 Sea AL  88 258 29  66  6  1  4  24  86  3  0 24 20   2   3  3 .311 .333 .256

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This is a list of the Rick Sweet 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.

1991 ProCards

2007 Choice

1978 Topps #702 (Rookie Catchers)

1979 Topps #646

1981 TCMA Tidewater Tides #1

1983 Donruss #352
1983 Fleer #487
1983 Topps #437

1984 Donruss #196
1984 Fleer #621
1984 Topps #211
1984 Topps #211
(autographed)
1984 Topps Tiffany #211

1988 (Grand Slam) Wausau Timbers #1

1990 ProCards Columbus Mudcats #1361

1991 Line Drive AA #574
1991 Nobody Beats the Wiz Mets #392
1991 ProCards Jackson Generals #940

1993 Fleer/ProCards Tucson Toros #3076

1994 Fleer/ProCards Tucson Toros #777

1995 Tucson Toros team set

2007 Choice Louisville Bats #36

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