On November 8, 1967 — The Mets obtain Art Shamsky from the Reds in exchange for infielder Bob Johnson, who will play only 16 games for his new team before being traded to Atlanta. New York’s newest outfielder will hit 42 home runs playing in a part-time role during his four seasons with the team.

 


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Baseball Reference November 8
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