About Rod Gaspar Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
Rodney Earl Gaspar, better known as Rod Gaspar, is a retired former Major League Baseball player. Gaspar played mostly as an outfielder. He was known to have played for the New York Mets from the year 1960 up until the year 1970. He also played for the San Diego Padres from 1971 until 1974 as a switch liner.
He began his rookie career in 1969 where he initially played for the Mets. He began as the Met's starting right fielder and eventually became a utility outfielder. It was that year he hit his only home run in the Major League and hit 228 recorded in 14 of his 17 career runs batted in. He also led all Mets outfielders in assists with 12 and double plays with 6. During his entire career, he was able to play a total of 178 games.
It was during that year that he rose to fame due to team, the New York Mets winning the world series in five games against the Baltimore Orioles. It was Gaspar who scored the winning run on a very controversial play during those games. On September 1, 1990, Gaspar was traded to the San Diego Padres.
Gaspar is currently retired and now owns an insurance company in Mission Viejo, California.
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