Wilson swinging.

Mookie Wilson (born February 9, 1956) played outfield for the Mets from 1980 to 1989.

Wilson is most famous for during Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, Wilson avoided being hit by a wild pitch, allowing the tying run to score in the bottom of the 10th. He then hit a ground ball to first base later in the same at bat that straight went through the legs of Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner, allowing the winning run to score. The play is often known as the "Buckner play," and blamed on the first baseman, but Wilson's smart at-bat, speed and determination also affected the course of events. The Mets went on to win that 1986 World Series. When the Mets decided to rebuild, Wilson requested a trade. The Mets accommodated him by trading him to the Blue Jays in exchange for two minor leaguers on August 1, 1989.