Retired major league outfielder who won the 1969 World Series as a member of the so-called "Miracle Mets." He is remembered for his spectacular catch in game four the series, a moment which has been immortalized with a statue at Citi Field.
He played at the University of Maryland and signed with the Mets for $35,000 in 1963.
He and other members of the 1969 Mets appeared as themselves on an episode of the popular sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond" in 1999.
He married a woman named Cecilia in 1965. They have children named Brian and Ron.
His famous defensive play in the 1969 World Series was the result of a hit by Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson.