Happy Birthday, Joe Pignatano

Joe PignatanoHappy Birthday to Joe Pignatano, who was well-liked by New York fans during his eleven years as the Mets bullpen coach.  He is a class act.  Gil Hodges trusted Joe and relied on him.  Joe pitched for the Dodgers their last year in Brooklyn and their first in Los Angeles.  He is the cousin of New York Yankees prospect Joey Falcone and his father, former Mets pitcher Pete Falcone.  He’s 86 today.

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