Wednesday, February 17, 2010
#147) FRANCISCO ESTRADA
Francisco "Paquin" Estrada joined the New York Mets from the Mexico City Reds (of the Mexican Baseball League) on January 13, 1971. He would appear in a single Major League Baseball game. That coming at Shea Stadium on September 14, 1971. Estrada went on to become a legend in his native Mexico and is enshrined in the Salon de la Fama del Beisbol.
His story as a "Moonlight Graham Met" is told here.
Paquin Estrada signed the index card that was used to create his card in the set from a private signing conducted by Vincente Romo in Mexico on January 19, 2010.