Friday, September 24, 2010
#204) BOB MYRICK
Bob Myrick was selected by the New York Mets in the 20th round of the free agent draft on June 5, 1974. The left-handed reliever made his major league debut as a Met on May 28, 1976. Getting the final out of the fifth inning for Craig Swan at Shea Stadium during a 6-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Myrick was a very dependable member of the bullpen during his three years in New York. Compiling a 3-6 record, two saves and a 3.48 ERA. Bob was used as a spot starter five times during those years as well. The Mets traded him along with Mike Bruhert to the Texas Rangers in exchange for Dock Ellis on June 15, 1979.
Bob became a scout for the California Angels in 1990. He would work with them until moving to the San Francisco Giants in 1997.
Bob Myrick signed his card in the set from an autograph request sent to his home on September 17, 2010.