Thursday, December 17, 2009
#454) JONATHAN HURST
Jonathan Hurst signed with the New York Mets as a free agent on December 16, 1993. The right-hander appeared in seven games for the Mets during the 1994 season. Making his debut with the club on April 5, 1994 on the second game of the year at Wrigley Field. Jonathan struggled during the month of April and was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk where he finished the year. The Mets granted Hurst free agency on October 15, 1994.
Hurst pitched in both Japan and Taiwan following his career in the major leagues. He has since returned to the United States and serves as a pitching coach in the Mets' minor league system. His first assignment was with the Savannah Sand Gnats of the South Atlantic League in 2007.
Jonathan Hurst signed his card in the set for my friend, Allen before a Kingsport Mets game on August 16, 2009.