Mets Baseball Card of the Week: 1995 Score Ricky Bones

To clarify, yes the owner of that sweet jheri curl/mullet hybrid is indeed Triple-A Buffalo Bisons pitching coach Ricky Bones. And yes, jheri curl indeed has an H.

Some mildly interesting facts about Ricky Bones:

  • He played for the Padres, Reds, Marlins, Brewers, Yankees, Royals and Orioles
  • He was an All Star in 1994
  • He was once traded as part of a package -- along with Jose Valentin -- for Gary Sheffield
  • He was named in the Mitchell Report for having taken steroids and/or HGH
  • He won a World Series with the 1996 Yankees
  • He has served as a pitching coach within the Mets organization since 2006, starting in St. Lucie and moving to Binghamton then Buffalo

Frankly, there's just not too much more to say about him. So there you have it, your Mets Baseball Card of the Week, this awesomely 90's 1995 Score Ricky Bones:

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