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Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 230 of 974 players
Treviņo
Alejandro Treviņo
Born: August 26, 1957 at Monterrey, Mexico
Throws: Right Bats: Right
Height: 6.00 Weight: 170

Alex Treviņo was the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup on August 26, 2010, March 17, 2013, and August 29, 2013.

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First Mets game: September 11, 1978
Last Mets game: August 23, 1990





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The Man Who Makes Things Happen
December 16, 2000
Best thing about this guy was the Murph's pronunciation...Alex Treveeeeeeeeeenyo.

Dave A
December 17, 2000
He wasn't so bad, especially in light of what else we had at that time. How Ron Hodges outlasted him on the Mets, I'll never know. (Those two probably didn't have 20 career HRs between 'em.)

I was happy to see Trevino return for a brief cameo in '90.

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flushing flash
April 17, 2001
A .262 average and a .304 slugging pct. Now that's POWER!!!

Andy from Rego Park
January 24, 2002
The personification of "Warning Track Power." It's hard to believe he succeeded Johnny Bench in Cincinnati.

clubhouse report
May 12, 2002
The only Met who was a teammate of both Ed Kranepool and John Franco.

Larry Burns
June 5, 2002
Another classic entry in the no hitting, good defensive catchers. Like his backup catching brethren, he had a larger than deserved fan following. He succeeded Johnny Bench in Cincinnati and that was a tall order. I remember he never did anything to hurt us when he played, he never seemed to do anything extraordinary either. With his bushy mustache he looked like a singer in the Village People. It is an indictment of the level of catchers in the 1980s that he was able to carve out a 12 year career!

snw
April 3, 2003
I liked how Murphy always described Trevino as having "catlike quickness."

Joe Figliola
April 5, 2003
When the Mets reacquired Alex in 1990, I thought he was going to be the next Lee Mazzilli in terms of bringing back some guy who was on the poor Mets teams from the late 1970s and get a shot at a World Series ring. I also remember seeing a brief interview with him on TV saying how glad he was to come back. Well, he came back... and then he went in just over a month.

I think he holds the dubious Mets record for having the most at-bats as a regular player without hitting a home run for them.

Kiwiwriter
July 13, 2004
Very fine defensive catcher. But he had very little pop in the bat. No home runs as a Met, ever. None! Fly balls to the warning track.

I remember seeing him at third base, looking lost (like many Met third basemen).

Jonathan Stern
October 4, 2005
It was a telling measure of how badly the Mets had fallen (and how lifeless they had become) by 1990 that I honestly thought Trevino would provide a major spark when he came back to Shea. Career backup catcher though he was, he certainly sounded spirited enough when he was interviewed on WFAN soon afterwards. As it turned out, he did help his team win the 1990 World Series - except it was the Reds, not the Mets.

Doctor Worm
September 1, 2006
Has the dubious distinction of most AB's as a Met (733) with zero HR's. Even Seaver and Koosman, the only two pitchers who had more Met AB's than Trevino, went deep at least once.

Honorable(?) mention goes to Frank Taveras with 1 HR in 1,480 AB's.

david lozano
October 17, 2008
Great teammate on 1976 Lynchburg Mets. One of the best all-around players I played with. Great catcher with quick release and could play all the infield positions. Handled the bat o.k. but was noted for his defense which kept him in the major leagues for a long time.









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