Grandma's Scorebook

Kent Mercker’s Debut

  • 1989
  • Debuts & Firsts

Kent Mercker makes his debut

Reds 8, Braves 3 in Atlanta

Sept. 22, 1989: Kent Mercker made his MLB debut against the Reds at Fulton-County Stadium. He relieved Charlie Puleo in T8.

1st AB T8 Scotti Madison walk

1st out T8 Rob Dibble flyball to LF

1st hit T8 Jeff Richardson single to LF 

1st strikeout T8 Dave Collins strikeout swinging

He ended his career with 917 strikeouts.