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On this Date 1962 - HOF Roger Craig Pitches Mets to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 08/04/19, 5:00AM EDT

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Durham native Roger Craig picked up a win as pitcher for the expansion New York Mets in their first season...

August 4, 1962 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Durham native Roger Craig picked up a win as pitcher for the expansion New York Mets in their first season, tossing a complete game as the Mets beat Cincinnati 9-1.  He yielded nine hits, struck out seven and walked two while also hitting two.  It was his sixth win of the year, and he won 25% of the team’s total wins. Also an excellent big league manager, he joined the NCSHOF in 1985.

Roger Craig - NCSHOF