Pat Zachry Day: June 15th

Oh the horrors.  June 15th means one thing to Mets fans.  That’s right, the day Pat Zachry joined the team:

“It’s not just the Seaver trade,” Zachry said. “People remember me because I was the pitcher in the Seaver trade.” The other players were infielder Doug Flynn and outfielders Steve Henderson and Dan Norman.

What few know, Zachry said, is that he was to be married later that week, a civil ceremony followed by a reception at the home of Pete and Karolyn Rose.

Instead, Zachry flew to New York to join his new team. He hopped back to Cincinnati on his first off day to marry Sharon and enjoy a dinner at The Maisonette.

“Been together 33 years now,” he said.

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