Richard Allen White is a 12-year MLB veteran (1994-2007). He played for 11 different major league clubs over his 12 year career, including parts of two season with the New York Mets (2000-2001). He is the definition of a “journeyman.”
Rick White only spent one-and-one-half seasons pitching in New York, but he left with a handful of amazing memories. White was a member of the 2000 National League Championship team. He pitched in the NLDS, NLCS and the Subway Series.
White was also on the Mets roster in September 2001 when the world stood still after the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. He witnessed the heartbreak of the city, be a member of a team helping the city begin recovering and the dramatic Mike Piazza home run at Shea Stadium 10 days after the attacks.