RHP 1982-84, 86 Mets, Cardinals
A power pitcher, Ownbey hurled back-to-back complete games when called up in September
1981. Traded with Neil Allen to the Cardinals for Keith Hernandez in 1983, Rick was
plagued by injuries.
|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» June 15, 1983: In what will turn out to be a terrible trade for St. Louis, the Cardinals trade 1B Keith Hernandez to the Mets for pitchers Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey. |