A second-round selection by New York in the 1983 First-Year Player Draft, McKnight made his Major League debut with the Mets in 1989. He spent the next two years in Baltimore before returning to New York for three seasons to finish his career.
His father, Jim McKnight, also played in the Majors, with brief appearances for the Cubs in the early 1960s.
Chad Thornburg is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.