Jim Beauchamp, Former 1973 NY Met, Passes Away

December 28, 2007 at 12:26 am (Baseball, Life & Death, New York Mets)


12 year Major League veteran Jim Beauchamp died at age 68 Tuesday. He finished his playing career in 1973 with the New York Mets, my all time favorite version of the Amazin’s. What I remember most about Jim was that he gave up his number 24 to Willie Mays when the trade for Charlie Williams returned him to Gotham, the year before.



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