Dave Hillman, the oldest living Met, dead at 95

Dave Hillman, the oldest living Met, dead at 95

Dave Hillman, who pitched in 13 video games for the 1962 Mets, died Sunday at 95. The correct-hander, who was the oldest dwelling Met, handed away from pure causes, the Bristol Herald Courier reported.

Hillman pitched within the majors from 1955-1962 with the Cubs, Purple Sox, Reds and Mets. He was with the Mets from April to June, primarily as a reliever although he made one begin for Casey Stengel’s historic crew which might lose an MLB document 120 video games.

“It was a joke – the ballplayers that they had assembled,” Hillman informed the Bristol Herald Courier in 2008. “It was all outdated gamers who had been over the hill. There have been one or two younger pitchers that had been good, however with the ballclub, they couldn’t get them a run.”

Dave Hillman was the oldest dwelling Met on the time of his loss of life.Diamond Photographs/Getty Photographs

Hillman pitched in 13 video games for the 1962 Mets.ASSOCIATED PRESS

Hillman is survived by a daughter, Sharon Hillman Lake. His spouse, Imogene, died in 2011.

Frank Thomas, Hillman’s 1962 teammate, is now the oldest dwelling Met at 93 years outdated.

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