Former Mets pitcher Don Cardwell passed away yesterday at the age of 72. While Cardwell was not as well known in Mets lore as pitching studs Tom Seaver and Jerry Koosman, Cardwell was a major player in the Mets 1969 run to the World Series.
Cardwell won 5 key games in the closing months of the '69 season to help the Mets clinch the division.
For more details on Don Cardwell's career, click here.
Thank you Don for the part you played in our beloved team.