Felix Mantilla for Tracy Stallard, Pumpsie Green and Al Moran

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Date: December 11, 1962
Team: Boston Red Sox
Sent: Felix Mantilla
Received: Tracy Stallard, Pumpsie Green, Al Moran

The Mets and Red Sox made a deal in December of 1962. Infielder Felix Mantilla went to Boston in exchange for pitcher Tracy Stallard, infielder Pumpsie Green and a player to be named later. Shortstop Al Moran came to the Mets to complete the transaction in January of 1963.

Mantilla was a seven-year major league player who led the Mets with a .275 batting average in the team's inaugural '62 season. Stallard pitched in one game for the Sox in '62 after having a 2-7 won-lost record the previous year. Green batted .244 over four seasons with the Boston team. Moran had no previous major league experience.

Stallard pitched in 75 games for the Mets in 1963 and 1964. He had 16 wins and 37 losses while posting a 4.16 earned run average. Tracy was dealt to the Cardinals in December of 1964. Green had 15 hits in 17 games for the Mets in '63 and never played in the major leagues again. Moran hit .195 in 135 games with the Mets in '63 and '64 to conclude his major league career.

Mantilla had a .287 batting average over three seasons with the Red Sox. He hit 54 home runs with the Boston team, 30 of which came in 1964. Felix was traded to the Astros in April of 1966.