Monday, September 19, 2005
Donn Clendenon 1935-2005
Former Met Donn Clendenon passed away on September 18, 2005. Clendenon was a powerhitting first baseman with excellent defensive skills who played a major role in the New York Mets becoming world champions for the first time in 1969 when they defeated the Baltimore Orioles in five games. Donn Clendenon succumbed to Leukemia.