Friday, March 15, 2024

RIP - Jim McAndrew

Jim McAndrew, a Mets' pitcher from 1968-73. passed away on March 14, 2024 at age 80. 
McAndrew was drafted by the Mets in 1965, out of the University of Iowa. He made his major-league debut in July 1968, starting all 12 of his games in his rookie season. 
He was the Mets' 5th starter for most of the next 6 seasons (except for spending much of 1971 in the bullpen). 
McAndrew retired after playing the 1974 season with the Padres. 
His son Jamie pitched for the Brewers in the mid-1990s.  

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