On November 23, 1964  – The New York Mets purchase 43-year-old future Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn from the Milwaukee Braves. Spahn struggled to a 6-13 record last season. In addition to serving on the club’s coaching staff, Spahn will post a 4-12 record in twenty appearances before being released. Spahn will then sign with the San Francisco Giants, his last major league team

Spahn joining the recent acquisition Yogi Berra, age 39. Berra was quoted as saying, “I don’t know if we’re the oldest battery, but we’re certainly the ugliest.”




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