Tuesday, October 13, 2009


Brian McRae was traded by the Chicago Cubs with Mel Rojas and Turk Wendell to the New York Mets for Mark Clark, Manny Alexander, and Lance Johnson on August 8, 1997. During the 1998 season McRae led the Mets team in doubles, triples and stolen bases. He was later traded from the Mets with Thomas Johnson (minor leaguer) and Rigo Beltran to the Colorado Rockies for Darryl Hamilton and Chuck McElroy on July 31, 1999.

Brian had studied broadcast journalism in college and put it to use after retiring from the game. Successfully working with MLB.com radio and ESPN's "Baseball Tonight" for several years. McRae became a part owner of WHB 810 AM, a sports talk format station.

Brian McRae signed his card in the set through his baseball program the KC Sluggers on October 13, 2009. The great Albert Pujols is just one of the many distinguished alumni of his program.


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    I would love to compare notes and hopefully help each other out with ttm addresses', if you wish.
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    Good luck!
    Ritchie Santos
    Brooklyn NY

  2. Ritchie, I sent you an email. -Lee