The New York Mets announced they would retire Tom Seaver's uniform in a tribute to ''the best player to perform for the Mets in their history.'' Seaver becomes the third Met to have his number retired.
Mets fans remember Pat Zachry as one of the four players the team received in the trade that sent Tom Seaver to the Cincinnati Reds. But, truth be told, Zachry is much more than a former major league baseball player living in the shadow of "the worst trade in franchise history."
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