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Robert Bowden Scheffing
Born: August 11, 1913 at Overland, Mo.
Died: October 26, 1985 at Phoenix, Ariz.
Throws: Right Bats: Right
Height: 6.02 Weight: 180
Non-playing roles with Mets
Director of Player Development 1966 - 1967
General Manager 1970 - 1974
Vice President 1971 - 1974
Special Consultant 1975 - 1980
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HERE IS WHAT OTHER METS FANS HAVE TO SAY:
March 31, 2005 Scheffing gets a lot of heat for trading Nolan Ryan, but what most fans don't know is that Ryan was so sick of New York that he had gone to the front office and told them he would retire, rather than play for the Mets in '72. So Scheffing really had no choice but to trade Ryan, or risk losing him for nothing. Getting Fregosi? Pretty weak, in retrospect. But it wasn't Scheffing's idea (or Hodges's) to let Ryan go.
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