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1979 Transactions

March 13, 1979
New York Mets traded Mardie Cornejo to the Detroit Tigers for Ed Glynn.

March 26, 1979
New York Mets released Bobby Valentine.

March 27, 1979
New York Mets traded Nino Espinosa to the Philadelphia Phillies for Richie Hebner and Josť Moreno.

March 29, 1979
New York Mets released Lenny Randle.

April 4, 1979
New York Mets signed free agent Wayne Twitchell.

April 15, 1979
New York Mets signed free agent Josť Oquendo.

April 19, 1979
New York Mets traded Tim Foli and Greg Field to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Frank Taveras.

June 5, 1979
New York Mets selected Ron Gardenhire in sixth round of free agent draft.

New York Mets selected Tim Leary in first round (second pick overall) of free agent draft.

June 15, 1979
New York Mets traded Bob Myrick and Mike Bruhert to the Texas Rangers for Dock Ellis.

New York Mets purchased Andy Hassler from the Boston Red Sox.

August 2, 1979
New York Mets purchased Josť Cardenal from the Philadelphia Phillies.

August 12, 1979
New York Mets traded Willie Montanez to the Texas Rangers for Mike Jorgensen and Ed Lynch.

August 19, 1979
New York Mets sold Wayne Twitchell to the Seattle Mariners.

August 20, 1979
New York Mets purchased Ray Burris from the New York Yankees.

August 30, 1979
New York Mets sold Dale Murray to the Montreal Expos.

September 21, 1979
New York Mets sold Dock Ellis to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

October 26, 1979
New York Mets traded Dwight Bernard to the Milwaukee Brewers for Mark Bomback.

October 31, 1979
New York Mets traded Richie Hebner to the Detroit Tigers for Jerry Morales and Phil Mankowski.

November 1, 1979
Ed Kranepool granted free agency.

November 21, 1979
Pittsburgh Pirates signed Andy Hassler of the New York Mets as a free agent.

November 27, 1979
Boston Red Sox signed Skip Lockwood of the New York Mets as a free agent.

December 11, 1979
New York Mets released Bob Apodaca.

December 26, 1979
New York Mets signed free agent Scott Holman.





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