Players Who Have Played for Mets and Yankees

When Dellin Betances takes the mound for the Mets in 2020, he will become the 136th player to suit up for both teams. Here is a list of those men, in chronological order of when they switched teams. The player’s Mets years are first (obviously); the stupid Yankees years are after the slash:

1960s (13)
Gene Woodling: 1962/1952-1954
Marv Throneberry: 1962-1963/1955, 1958-1959
Jesse Gonder: 1963-1965/1960-1961
Tom Sturdivant: 1964/1955-1959
Yogi Berra: 1965/1946-1963
Duke Carmel: 1963/1965
Bob Friend: 1966/1966-direct purchase to mets
Ralph Terry: 1966-1967/1956-1957, 1959-1964
Phil Linz: 1967-1968/1962-1965
Hal Reniff: 1967/1961-1967-direct purchase to mets
Charley Smith: 1964-1965/1967-1968
Bill Short: 1968/1960
Billy Cowan: 1965/1969

1970s (12)
Rob Gardner: 1965-1966/1970-1972
Ron Swoboda: 1965-1970/1971-1973
Jack Aker: 1974/1969-1972
Sandy Alomar: 1967/1974-1976
Bill Sudakis: 1972/1974
Dave Kingman: 1975-1977, 1981-1983/1977
Doc Medich: 1977/1972-1975
Elliott Maddox: 1978-1980/1974-1976
Ray Burris: 1979-1980/1979
Dock Ellis: 1979/1976-1977
Lenny Randle: 1977-1978/1979
Roy Staiger: 1975-1977/1979-direct trade to yankees

1980s (15)
Lee Mazzilli: 1976-1981, 1986-1989/1982
John Pacella: 1977, 1979-1980/1982
Tucker Ashford: 1983/1981-direct trade to mets
Mike Torrez: 1983-1984/1977
Dale Murray: 1978-1979/1983-1985
Tim Foli: 1970-1971, 1978-1979/1984
Dick Tidrow: 1984/1974-1979
Neil Allen: 1979-1983/1985, 1987-1988
Claudell Washington: 1980/1986-1988, 1990
John Candelaria: 1987/1988-1989
Rafael Santana: 1984-1987/1988*-direct trade to yankees
Stan Jefferson: 1986/1989
Phil Lombardi: 1989/1986-1987-direct trade to mets
Don Schulze: 1987/1989
Walt Terrell: 1982-1984/1989

1990s (25)
Keith Hughes: 1990/1987
Tim Leary: 1981, 1983-1984/1990-1992
Rick Cerone: 1991/1980-1984, 1987, 1990
Tim Burke: 1991-1992/1992-direct trade to yankees
Lee Guetterman: 1992/1988-1992-direct trade to mets
Willie Randolph: 1992/1976-1988
Paul Gibson: 1992, 1993/1993-1994, 1996
Frank Tanana: 1993/1993-direct trade to yankees
Daryl Boston: 1990-1992/1994
Kevin Elster: 1986-1992/1994-1995*
Greg Harris: 1981/1994
Bob Ojeda: 1986-1990/1994*
Jeff Reardon: 1979-1981/1994
David Cone: 1987-1992, 2003/1995-2000
Tony Fernandez: 1993/1995
Josias Manzanillo: 1993-1995, 1999/1995
Darryl Strawberry: 1983-1990/1995-1999*
Alvaro Espinoza: 1996/1988-1991
Dwight Gooden: 1984-1994/1996-1997, 2000*
Rob MacDonald: 1996/1995
Wally Whitehurst: 1989-1992/1996
Al Leiter: 1998-2004/1987-1989, 2005
Rickey Henderson: 1999-2000/1985-1989
Kenny Rogers: 1999/1996-1997
Allen Watson: 1999/1999-2000

2000s (42)
Lance Johnson: 1996-1997/2000
Ryan Thompson: 1992-1995/2000
Jose Vizcaino: 1994-1996/2000
Darren Bragg: 2001/2001
Alberto Castillo: 1995-1998/2002
Tony Tarasco: 2002/1999
Robin Ventura: 1999-2001/2002-2003-direct trade to yankees
Dave Weathers: 2002-2004/1996-1997
Juan Acevedo: 1997/2003
Jason Anderson: 2003/2003, 2005
Armando Benitez: 1999-2003/2003-direct trade to yankees
Graeme Lloyd: 2003/1996-1998
Jesse Orosco: 1979, 1981-1987/2003*
Rey Sanchez: 2003/1997, 2005
Mike Stanton: 2003-2004/1997-2002, 2005-direct trade to yankees
Bubba Trammell: 2000/2003
Todd Zeile: 2000-2001, 2004/2003
Tony Clark: 2003/2004
Wilson Delgado: 2004/2000
Karim Garcia: 2004/2002-2003
C.J. Nitkowski: 2001/2004
John Olerud: 1997-1999/2004
Shane Spencer: 2004/1998-2002
Gerald Williams: 2004-2005/1992-1996, 2001-2002
Miguel Cairo: 2005/2004, 2006-2007
Felix Heredia: 2005/2003-2004-direct trade to mets
Matt Lawton: 2001/2005
Juan Padilla: 2005/2004
Octavio Dotel: 1999/2006
Scott Erickson: 2004/2006
Orlando Hernandez: 2006-2007/1998-2002, 2004
Ricky Ledee: 2006-2007/1998-2000
Cory Lidle: 1997/2006
Terrence Long: 1999/2006
Kelly Stinnett: 1994-1995, 2006/2006
Doug Mientkiewicz: 2005  2007
Brandon Knight: 2008/2001-2002
Xavier Nady: 2006/2008-2009
Andy Phillips: 2008/2004-2007
Angel Berroa: 2009/2009
Tim Redding: 2009/2005
Gary Sheffield: 2009/2004-2006

2010s (28)
Chan Ho Park: 2007/2010
Royce Ring: 2005-2006/2010
Luis Ayala: 2008/2011
Gustavo Molina: 2008/2011
Raul Valdes: 2010/2011
Ryota Igarashi: 2010-2011/2012
David Aardsma: 2013/2012
LaTroy Hawkins: 2013/2008
Sean Henn: 2013/2005-2007
Aaron Laffey: 2013/2011
Bobby Abreu: 2014/2006-2008
Carlos Beltran: 2005-2011/2014-2016
Chris Capuano: 2011/2014-2015
Buddy Carlyle: 2014-2015/2011
Bartolo Colon: 2014-2016/2011
Kyle Farnsworth: 2014/2006-2008
Curtis Granderson: 2014-2017/2010-2013
Chris Young: 2014/2014-2015
Tyler Clippard: 2015/2007, 2016-2017
Kelly Johnson: 2015-2016/2014
Ike Davis: 2010-2014/2016
Eric Young: 2013-2015/2016
Todd Frazier: 2018-2019/2017
Anthony Swarzak: 2018/2016
Neil Walker: 2016-2017/2018
Robinson Cano: 2019/2005-2013
Adeiny Hechavarria: 2019/2018
Justin Wilson: 2019/2015

2020s (1)
Dellin Betances: 2020/2011, 2013-2019

Sources:
https://www.baseball-almanac.com/legendary/New-York-MLB-Players-Mets-and-Yankees.shtml

https://www.mlb.com/news/yankees-mets-trade-history-c271618186

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