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1968 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  73-89   .451
Result:   9th in National League
Manager(s):  Gil Hodges
General Manager:   Johnny Murphy
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  1,781,657
Playoffs:  -

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ed Charles (35)
Youngest Player:  Mike Jorgensen (19)
Longest Tenure:  Ed Kranepool (7)
Top Hitter:  Cleon Jones (22)
Top Pitcher:  Tom Seaver (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Tim Foli (#1)

Roster Continuity:  58.54%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
St. Louis9765.599--
SF Giants8874.5439.0
Chi Cubs8478.51913.0
Cincinnati8379.51214.0
Atlanta8181.50016.0
Pittsburgh8082.49417.0
LA Dodgers7686.46921.0
Philadelphia7686.46921.0
NY Mets7389.45124.0
Houston7290.44425.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
21Cleon Jones+of2225UDFA: 1963MLB1475096315129414552312319853438.297.341.452793.359230552385815.7.342
4Ron Swoboda+of3724UDFA: 1964MLB1324504610914611598152113411114.242.325.373699.323168508358534.0.300
15Jerry Grote+c7125UDFA: 1962MLB12440429114180331154481311306.282.357.349706.319141454304504.4.347
3Bud Harrelson+ss-24UDFA: 1963MLB11140238887301445296812413.219.273.251524.243101437327242.0.263
7Ed Kranepool+1b6023UDFA: 1962MLB1273732986131320031939251016.231.271.295566.256110405307302.6.250
5Ed Charles+3b7535-MLB11736941102111155354285724647.276.328.434761.345160409288555.1.289
20Tommie Agee+of4325UDFA: 1961MLB13236830801235171381510343318.217.255.307562.256113391308201.8.287
24Art Shamsky+of-1b4526UDFA: 1960MLB1163453082144124810215876446.238.292.406698.313140381277444.3.251
12Ken Boswell+2b-221965-4-66MLB7528437747241172162710326.261.300.342642.29597306223323.8.275
6Al Weis+2b-ss-30-MLB9027415476011431216323223.172.234.204438.2045630123570.8.217
2Phil Linz+ss-2b-29-MLB7825819547001710104120327.209.243.236479.22261275216101.3.247
9J.C. Martin+c8231UDFA: 1956MLB7824420559233100213153324.225.298.316613.28177275198253.4.245
1Jerry Buchek+2b-3b-26-MLB731928354011111105335208.182.234.219453.2034220716820.3.246
25Larry Stahl+of-27UDFA: 1960MLB5318315437231030213801101.235.314.344658.30463205142224.1.282
16Kevin Collins+3b-2b-21-MLB581541231521130173702522.201.233.279512.2294316813371.5.254
17Don Bosch+of-25-MLB50111141910370293301112.171.231.261493.229291229830.8.211
10Greg Goossen+1b-c-22-MLB38106422700600102120104.208.288.274562.265291198982.3.259
41Tom Seaver+p-231966-1-19MLB389551520030034400300.158.184.179363.1691710183-3-0.9.294
36Jerry Koosman+p-24UDFA: 1964MLB35913710140036200301.077.106.121227.109119788-9-2.8.214
27Don Cardwell+p-32-MLB30613300140003400303.049.049.098148.06866464--.077
39Dick Selma+p-24UDFA: 1963MLB395841220011002000401.207.207.241448.20314625110.4.316
30Nolan Ryan+p-211965-12-226MLB21442500020022900100.114.152.114266.12854740-4-2.5.333
38Al Jackson+p-32-MLB2728271002000900111.250.241.286527.2348302411.1.350
23Bob Heise+ss-2b-21UDFA: 1966MLB623350001001100101.217.250.217467.2185252011.2.227
43Jim McAndrew+p-241965-11-206MLB12221100000011500200.045.087.045132.06912523-3-3.3.143
34Cal Koonce+p-27-MLB5514000000002800001.000.125.000125.08501615-2-3.6.000
10Mike Jorgensen+1b-of-191966-4-61MLB814021000000400000.143.143.214357.161314120-0.2.200
29Danny Frisella+p-221966-3-49MLB1912010000100700001.083.083.083167.07611212--.200
42Ron Taylor+p-30-MLB589000000000600000.000.000.0000.000099--.000
10Duffy Dyer+c-221966-1-9MLB13010000001100000.333.500.333833.39714218.0.500
40Bill Short+p-30-MLB342000000000200000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
33,45Bill Connors+p-26-MLB910100000010001001.0001.0001.0002000.794131127.41.000
31Les Rohr+p-221965-1-2MLB20000000001000000.0001.000.0001000.6810100--.000
Totals: (33 players)1625503473125217830814347245379120343507527104.228.281.315596--1733602745024402.6.276

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
41Tom Seaver+4231966-1-19MLB16122.20363514511277.22247368154820588 10.987.260.491.566.640.23.2640.94
36Jerry Koosman+624UDFA: 1964MLB19122.08353417700263.22217261166917888 01.107.540.552.366.080.39.2651.06
27Don Cardwell+5032-MLB7132.9629255111179.2156695995082710 11.157.810.452.504.110.61.2541.55
39Dick Selma+5224UDFA: 1963MLB9102.7633234330169.21486352115411775 01.197.850.582.866.210.46.2701.21
30Nolan Ryan+-211965-12-226MLB693.0921183010134.0935046127513374 01.256.250.815.048.930.56.2540.67
34Cal Koonce+3927-MLB642.4155200311197.08027264325041 01.157.420.372.974.640.64.2661.88
38Al Jackson+-32-MLB373.69259007392.28842385175902 01.138.550.491.655.730.29.2861.88
43Jim McAndrew+-241965-11-206MLB472.281212210079.06620205174644 01.057.520.571.945.240.37.2581.02
42Ron Taylor+3230-MLB152.7058000441376.26424234184901 01.077.510.472.115.750.37.2631.00
29Danny Frisella+-221966-3-49MLB243.911940010250.25323225174740 01.389.410.893.028.350.36.3331.44
40Bill Short+-30-MLB034.753400013130.12417160142451 01.257.120.004.157.120.58.2821.38
33,45Bill Connors+-26-MLB019.0090003014.021141407811 02.0013.500.004.505.140.88.3892.36
35Don Shaw+-241965-35-636MLB000.7370003012.1311151130 00.652.190.733.658.030.45.0873.00
31Les Rohr+-221965-1-2MLB024.502100106.094307510 12.6713.500.0010.507.501.40.4090.86
Totals: (33 players)73892.721621624517117321,483125049944981430101459--31.107.580.532.616.150.42.269 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jerry GroteC1157546058.9940.00 
J.C. MartinC533342424.9940.00 
Duffy DyerC180001.0000.00 
Greg GoossenC17110.8890.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ed Kranepool1B11392175676.9940.00 
Greg Goossen1B3123023218.9920.00 
Art Shamsky1B17111626.9830.00 
J.C. Martin1B14124747.9700.00 
Larry Stahl1B9453031.0000.00 
Mike Jorgensen1B4321031.0000.00 
Ed Charles1B2101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Phil Linz2B711361621036.9680.00 
Ken Boswell2B691542031337.9650.00 
Al Weis2B294262215.9810.00 
Jerry Buchek2B121920041.0000.00 
Kevin Collins2B68712.9370.00 
Bob Heise2B101011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ed Charles3B106692001319.9540.00 
Kevin Collins3B40285747.9550.00 
Jerry Buchek3B37307077.9350.00 
Al Weis3B202001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bud HarrelsonSS1061993171558.9720.00 
Al WeisSS59961801228.9580.00 
Bob HeiseSS66714.9290.00 
Kevin CollinsSS110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Cleon JonesOF139226790.9630.00 
Tommie AgeeOF127216652.9780.00 
Ron SwobodaOF1252171464.9750.00 
Art ShamskyOF82128612.9930.00 
Larry StahlOF47110521.9830.00 
Don BoschOF3373321.9740.00 
Jerry BuchekOF981001.0000.00 
Ed KranepoolOF230001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ron TaylorP587691411.9582.72 
Cal KoonceP55971311001.0002.23 
Tom SeaverP36277214814.9862.24 
Jerry KoosmanP35263542021.0001.61 
Bill ShortP343029001.0003.29 
Dick SelmaP33169123510.9792.50 
Don CardwellP29179163911.9822.76 
Al JacksonP2592717011.0002.34 
Nolan RyanP2113451140.8001.07 
Danny FrisellaP195038001.0001.97 
Jim McAndrewP127988021.0001.82 
Bill ConnorsP91432001.0003.21 
Don ShawP71212001.0002.23 
Les RohrP2601001.0001.50 


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