Mookie playing at Carolina was mostly before my time, so I didn't know that he had decided to forego the draft to come play for us under former Yankees great Bobby Richardson. Any memories from any of you old timers? Why did Richardson leave the school?
Mookie Wilson on Life After the Mets
The former New York Mets outfielder Mookie Wilson talks to Dave Itzkoff about his new book, ‘‘Mookie: Life, Baseball, and the ’86 Mets,’’ his career after the Major Leagues and that infamous grounder down the first-base line.