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Vance Wilson

Vance Allen Wilson
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190 lbs.
Born: March 17, 1973 in Mesa, AZ
Drafted: 44th round 1993 by the Mets
Departed: traded to the Detroit Tigers for
Anderson Hernandez, January 2005

 

Was once the Mets' best minor-league catching prospect, but a broken arm and the acquisition of a certain fellow named Piazza put a damper on his New York aspirations. Later Vance became one of the most respected backup catchers in the big leagues. Pictured here is his 2006 Upper Deck Special F/X Green card (limited to 99 copies); a couple more cards appear 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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1999 *METS*   1   0   0   0  0  0  0   0   0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0 ---- ---- ----
2000 *METS*   4   4   0   0  0  0  0   0   0  0  0   2  0   0   0  0 .000 .000 .000
2001 *METS*  32  57   3  17  3  0  0   6  20  0  1  16  2   2   0  1 .339 .351 .298
2002 *METS*  74 163  19  40  7  0  5  26  62  0  1  32  5   8   2  0 .301 .380 .245
2003 *METS*  96 268  28  65  9  1  8  39 100  1  2  56 15   5   2  2 .293 .373 .243
2004 *METS*  79 157  18  43 10  1  4  21  67  1  0  24 11   5   1  3 .335 .427 .274
2005 Det AL  61 152  18  30  4  0  3  19  43  0  0  26 11   6   2  2 .275 .283 .197
2006 Det AL  56 152  18  43  9  0  5  18  67  0  4  33  2   3  10  1 .304 .441 .283
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METS TOTALS 286 649  68 165 29  2 17  92 249  2  4 130 33  20   5  6 .308 .384 .254
OTHER CLUBS 117 304  36  73 13  0  8  37 110  0  4  59 13   9  12  3 .289 .362 .240
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CAREER TOTS 403 953 104 238 42  2 25 129 359  2  8 189 46  29  17  9 .302 .377 .250

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This is a list of the Vance Wilson 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. Items that are struck through are no longer a part of the Rounding Third collection, having been sold for charity.

1998 Bowman

2002 Fleer Tradition

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2003 Topps Gold

2005 Donruss Team Heroes

1994 Fleer/ProCards Pittsfield Mets #3526

1997 Best Binghamton Mets #31

1998 Bowman #393
1998 Bowman Chrome #393
1998 Q Cards
(Blueline) Norfolk Tides #31

1999 Blueline Norfolk Tides #36

2000 Q Cards (Blueline) Norfolk Tides #32

2001 Choice Norfolk Tides #28

2002 Fleer #362
2002 Fleer #362
(gold back)
2002 Fleer Tradition #326
2002 Marc S. Levine Mets Photocards #3
(3 x 5)
2002 Topps Total #524
2002 Upper Deck 40 Man #825

2003 Fleer Tradition Update #U160
2003 Topps #441
2003 Topps Gold #441 (1433/2003)
2003 Topps Total #34
2003 Upper Deck 40 Man #630

2004 Topps Total #353
2004 Topps Total Silver #353

2005 Donruss #263
2005 Donruss Autographs #263
(autographed)
2005 Donruss Team Heroes #203
2005 Topps Total #166
2005 Topps Total Silver #166

2006 Upper Deck Special F/X Green #610 (74/99)

2007 Upper Deck #689

2009 Grandstand Northwest Arkansas Naturals #13
2009 SecureHorizons by UnitedHealthcare All-Time Norfolk/Tidewater Tides
(blue deck, seven of clubs)

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