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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: Season in progress

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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-04-10@ SFN1L  4-50-1735,774Tom SeaverJuan MarichalFrank LinzyDanny Frisella 45-1
1968-04-11@ LAN2W  4-01-1616,372Jerry KoosmanBill SingerJerry KoosmanBill Singer 853
1968-04-13@ LAN3L  0-11-2814,904Don CardwellDon DrysdaleDon DrysdaleDon Cardwell 862
1968-04-14@ HOU4W  4-02-2515,290Nolan RyanLarry DierkerNolan RyanLarry DierkerDanny Frisella1266
1968-04-15@ HOU5L  0-12-3614,219Tom SeaverDon WilsonWade BlasingameLes Rohr 1275
1968-04-17vs SFN6W  3-03-3552,079 Jerry KoosmanMike McCormickJerry KoosmanMike McCormick 1578
1968-04-18vs SFN7L  3-53-4822,649 Don CardwellGaylord PerryGaylord PerryDon CardwellFrank Linzy18126
1968-04-19vs LAN8L  2-33-5816,724 Nolan RyanClaude OsteenClaude OsteenNolan Ryan 20155
1968-04-20vs LAN9W  3-24-5819,938 Tom SeaverBill SingerTom SeaverBill SingerDanny Frisella23176
1968-04-21vs LAN10L  6-74-790 Al JacksonDon DrysdalePhil ReganBill ShortJack Billingham29245
1968-04-21vs LAN11L  2-34-7945,442 Les RohrMike KekichPhil ReganLes RohrJack Billingham31274
1968-04-23vs HOU12W  3-15-793,581 Jerry KoosmanDenny LemasterJerry KoosmanDenny Lemaster 34286
1968-04-26@ CIN13L  1-35-8105,743Tom SeaverGerry ArrigoGerry ArrigoTom SeaverTed Abernathy35314
1968-04-27@ CIN14L  3-55-9106,002Nolan RyanMilt PappasMilt PappasNolan RyanTed Abernathy38362
1968-04-28@ CIN15W  6-56-9106,785Jerry KoosmanGeorge CulverJerry KoosmanGeorge CulverRon Taylor44413
1968-04-30vs PHI16W  1-07-993,771 Don CardwellChris ShortDon CardwellChris Short 45414
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-05-01vs PHI17L  2-77-10911,450 Tom SeaverLarry JacksonLarry JacksonRon TaylorGrant Jackson4748-1
1968-05-02vs PHI18W  3-08-1099,795 Nolan RyanWoodie FrymanNolan RyanWoodie FrymanRon Taylor50482
1968-05-04vs CHN19W  7-39-10614,214 Dick SelmaKen HoltzmanDick SelmaJack LamabeCal Koonce57516
1968-05-05vs CHN20L  2-39-1290 Jerry KoosmanFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsJerry KoosmanPhil Regan59545
1968-05-05vs CHN21L  0-19-12938,488 Don CardwellBill HandsBill HandsDon Cardwell 59554
1968-05-06@ SLN22L  1-29-13912,741Tom SeaverBob GibsonBob GibsonTom Seaver 60573
1968-05-07@ SLN23W  4-110-1399,687Nolan RyanNelson BrilesNolan RyanNelson Briles 64586
1968-05-08@ SLN24L  0-210-14911,282Al JacksonSteve CarltonSteve CarltonAl Jackson 64604
1968-05-10@ CHN25W  5-111-14103,258Jerry KoosmanFergie JenkinsJerry KoosmanFergie JenkinsCal Koonce69618
1968-05-11@ CHN26L  1-311-15108,698Tom SeaverBill HandsBill HandsTom Seaver 70646
1968-05-12@ CHN27L  3-412-16100Don CardwellRich NyeRich NyeDon Cardwell 73685
1968-05-12@ CHN28W  10-012-161021,139Dick SelmaJoe NiekroDick SelmaJoe Niekro 836815
1968-05-14vs CIN29W  3-213-161015,671 Nolan RyanMilt PappasNolan RyanMilt Pappas 867016
1968-05-15vs CIN30L  0-313-171015,528 Jerry KoosmanGeorge CulverGeorge CulverJerry Koosman 867313
1968-05-16vs CIN31W  2-114-1795,814 Tom SeaverGerry ArrigoTom SeaverGerry Arrigo 887414
1968-05-17vs ATL32L  1-314-18928,169 Don CardwellPat JarvisJim BrittonDanny Frisella 897712
1968-05-18vs ATL33W  5-215-18912,323 Dick SelmaKen JohnsonDick SelmaKen Johnson 947915
1968-05-19vs ATL34L  2-315-20100 Nolan RyanRon ReedRon ReedNolan Ryan 968214
1968-05-19vs ATL35L  0-215-201040,606 Al JacksonDick KelleyDick KelleyAl Jackson 968412
1968-05-20vs PIT36W  2-116-20812,221 Jerry KoosmanBob VealeJerry KoosmanBob Veale 988513
1968-05-21vs PIT37W  4-317-2088,188 Tom SeaverAl McBeanRon TaylorBob Moose 1028814
1968-05-22@ PHI38L  0-817-2195,717Don CardwellWoodie FrymanWoodie FrymanDon Cardwell 102966
1968-05-24@ ATL39L  2-417-221013,873Nolan RyanRon ReedRon ReedNolan RyanJim Britton1041004
1968-05-25@ ATL40W  9-118-221021,672Jerry KoosmanDick KelleyJerry KoosmanDick Kelley 11310112
1968-05-26@ ATL41L  1-218-231016,599Tom SeaverPhil NiekroPhil NiekroTom Seaver 11410311
1968-05-30@ PIT42W  6-320-2390Jerry KoosmanJim BunningJerry KoosmanJim BunningCal Koonce12010614
1968-05-30@ PIT43W  5-420-23919,779Dick SelmaBob VealeDick SelmaBob VealeAl Jackson12511015
1968-05-31vs SLN44L  0-220-24941,075 Tom SeaverLarry JasterLarry JasterTom Seaver 12511213
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-06-01vs SLN45L  5-620-25928,006 Nolan RyanRay WashburnJoe HoernerCal Koonce 13011812
1968-06-02vs SLN46L  3-620-27100 Al JacksonBob GibsonBob GibsonAl Jackson 1331249
1968-06-02vs SLN47L  2-320-271032,520 Don CardwellDick HughesDick HughesDon CardwellRon Willis1351278
1968-06-04@ CHN48W  5-021-2798,580Jerry KoosmanFergie JenkinsJerry KoosmanFergie Jenkins 14012713
1968-06-05@ CHN49W  4-222-2786,475Tom SeaverRich NyeTom SeaverRich NyeCal Koonce14412915
1968-06-06@ CHN50W  5-323-2785,858Dick SelmaKen HoltzmanDick SelmaKen HoltzmanRon Taylor14913217
1968-06-07@ SFN51W  4-024-2787,805Nolan RyanRay SadeckiNolan RyanRay SadeckiCal Koonce15313221
1968-06-09@ SFN52L  4-524-2980Jerry KoosmanGaylord PerryFrank LinzyCal Koonce 15713720
1968-06-09@ SFN53L  1-424-29822,522Don CardwellMike McCormickMike McCormickDon Cardwell 15814117
1968-06-10@ LAN54W  1-025-29814,904Tom SeaverDon SuttonTom SeaverDon Sutton 15914118
1968-06-11@ LAN55W  3-026-29815,686Dick SelmaClaude OsteenDick SelmaClaude Osteen 16214121
1968-06-12@ LAN56W  2-127-29819,204Nolan RyanDon DrysdaleAl JacksonDon DrysdaleRon Taylor16414222
1968-06-14vs SFN57W  7-328-29754,259 Jerry KoosmanMike McCormickJerry KoosmanMike McCormick 17114526
1968-06-15vs SFN58L  5-928-30832,850 Tom SeaverJuan MarichalJuan MarichalCal Koonce 17615422
1968-06-16vs SFN59L  1-429-3180 Dick SelmaRay SadeckiRay SadeckiDick Selma 17715819
1968-06-16vs SFN60W  3-129-31853,824 Danny FrisellaBill HenryDanny FrisellaBill HenryAl Jackson18015921
1968-06-18vs HOU61L  2-329-3380 Nolan RyanDenny LemasterDenny LemasterNolan Ryan 18216220
1968-06-18vs HOU62L  5-629-33826,531 Don CardwellWade BlasingameJim RayDon CardwellFred Gladding18716819
1968-06-19vs HOU63W  8-230-33816,715 Jerry KoosmanDon WilsonJerry KoosmanDon Wilson 19517025
1968-06-20vs HOU64W  5-331-33613,213 Tom SeaverLarry DierkerTom SeaverLarry DierkerBill Short20017327
1968-06-21vs LAN65W  5-132-33646,868 Dick SelmaClaude OsteenDick SelmaClaude OsteenAl Jackson20517431
1968-06-22vs LAN66L  1-532-34645,654 Danny FrisellaDon DrysdaleDon DrysdaleDanny FrisellaDon Sutton20617927
1968-06-23vs LAN67W  5-433-34756,738 Nolan RyanBill SingerNolan RyanBill SingerRon Taylor21118328
1968-06-24@ CIN68L  5-633-3577,407Jerry KoosmanGary NolanClay CarrollBill Short 21618927
1968-06-25@ CIN69W  4-034-3576,772Tom SeaverGeorge CulverTom SeaverGeorge Culver 22018931
1968-06-26@ CIN70L  6-734-3678,580Dick SelmaJim MaloneyJim MaloneyDick SelmaTed Abernathy22619630
1968-06-27@ HOU71W  3-135-36712,470Don CardwellDenny LemasterDon CardwellDenny LemasterRon Taylor22919732
1968-06-28@ HOU72L  2-735-37715,370Nolan RyanLarry DierkerLarry DierkerNolan Ryan 23120427
1968-06-29@ HOU73L  0-235-38720,386Jerry KoosmanDon WilsonDon WilsonJerry Koosman 23120625
1968-06-30@ HOU74W  1-036-38616,578Tom SeaverMike CuellarTom SeaverMike Cuellar 23220626
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-07-02vs PIT75L  1-236-39627,350 Dick SelmaAl McBeanAl McBeanDick SelmaRoy Face23320825
1968-07-03vs PIT76L  1-836-40814,909 Nolan RyanSteve BlassSteve BlassNolan Ryan 23421618
1968-07-04vs PIT77L  2-337-4180 Jerry KoosmanBob MooseRon KlineJerry Koosman 23621917
1968-07-04vs PIT78W  4-337-41829,587 Don CardwellJim BunningDon CardwellJim BunningRon Taylor24022218
1968-07-05@ PHI79L  1-337-42810,084Tom SeaverChris ShortChris ShortTom Seaver 24122516
1968-07-06@ PHI80W  11-638-4284,032Al JacksonWoodie FrymanAl JacksonWoodie FrymanCal Koonce25223121
1968-07-07@ PHI81L  3-439-4370Dick SelmaRick WiseDick HallRon Taylor 25523520
1968-07-07@ PHI82W  4-239-43714,478Danny FrisellaLarry JacksonDanny FrisellaLarry JacksonTom Seaver25923722
1968-07-11vs CHN83W  1-040-4470 Dick SelmaFergie JenkinsDick SelmaFergie JenkinsCal Koonce26023723
1968-07-11vs CHN84L  0-240-44726,145 Don CardwellBill HandsBill HandsDon Cardwell 26023921
1968-07-12vs CHN85W  4-041-44628,835 Jerry KoosmanKen HoltzmanJerry KoosmanKen Holtzman 26423925
1968-07-13vs CHN86L  1-241-45618,815 Tom SeaverGary RossPhil ReganCal Koonce 26524124
1968-07-14vs PHI87L  3-541-4780 Al JacksonRick WiseRick WiseAl Jackson 26824622
1968-07-14vs PHI88L  2-941-47857,011 Danny FrisellaGrant JacksonGrant JacksonDanny Frisella 27025515
1968-07-15vs PHI89L  3-541-48820,628 Nolan RyanLarry JacksonLarry JacksonNolan RyanJohn Boozer27326013
1968-07-16@ PIT90L  2-341-4996,123Dick SelmaBob VealeRon KlineDick Selma 27526312
1968-07-17@ PIT91L  2-842-5090Jerry KoosmanSteve BlassSteve BlassJerry Koosman 2772716
1968-07-17@ PIT92W  5-442-5098,974Don CardwellTommie SiskCal KoonceLuke WalkerRon Taylor2822757
1968-07-18@ PIT93W  3-043-5086,234Tom SeaverAl McBeanTom SeaverAl McBean 28527510
1968-07-19@ SLN94W  4-244-50840,510Al JacksonLarry JasterAl JacksonLarry JasterRon Taylor28927712
1968-07-20@ SLN95L  0-244-51822,794Dick SelmaRay WashburnRay WashburnDick Selma 28927910
1968-07-21@ SLN96L  0-245-5280Jim McAndrewBob GibsonBob GibsonJim McAndrew 2892818
1968-07-21@ SLN97W  1-045-52845,408Jerry KoosmanNelson BrilesJerry KoosmanNelson Briles 2902819
1968-07-22@ ATL98W  5-246-52810,115Don CardwellJim BrittonDon CardwellJim Britton 29528312
1968-07-23@ ATL99W  2-147-52810,265Tom SeaverPat JarvisTom SeaverPat JarvisCal Koonce29728413
1968-07-24@ ATL100L  2-347-5388,094Nolan RyanRon ReedCecil UpshawBill Connors 29928712
1968-07-25@ ATL101L  2-447-5489,306Dick SelmaPhil NiekroPhil NiekroDick Selma 30129110
1968-07-26vs CIN102W  2-048-54834,040 Jerry KoosmanTony CloningerJerry KoosmanTony Cloninger 30329112
1968-07-27vs CIN103W  5-249-54845,732 Don CardwellGerry ArrigoDon CardwellGerry ArrigoRon Taylor30829315
1968-07-28vs CIN104L  3-549-55827,999 Tom SeaverJim MaloneyJim MaloneyTom SeaverClay Carroll31129813
1968-07-29vs SLN105L  1-549-56830,486 Nolan RyanRay WashburnRay WashburnNolan Ryan 3123039
1968-07-30vs SLN106L  1-749-57834,835 Dick SelmaBob GibsonBob GibsonDick Selma 3133103
1968-07-31vs ATL107L  2-349-58920,436 Jerry KoosmanMilt PappasMilt PappasJerry KoosmanClaude Raymond3153132
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-08-01vs ATL108L  2-449-59918,580 Don CardwellJim BrittonCecil UpshawDon Cardwell 3173170
1968-08-02@ LAN109W  3-250-59814,348Tom SeaverDon SuttonTom SeaverDon Sutton 3203191
1968-08-03@ LAN110L  0-850-60914,065Al JacksonBill SingerBill SingerAl Jackson 320327-7
1968-08-04@ LAN111W  8-451-6190Dick SelmaClaude OsteenCal KoonceClaude Osteen 328331-3
1968-08-04@ LAN112L  0-251-61917,101Jim McAndrewMike KekichMike KekichJim McAndrew 328333-5
1968-08-05@ HOU113L  5-651-62914,559Jerry KoosmanDenny LemasterJohn BuzhardtJerry Koosman 333339-6
1968-08-06@ HOU114W  4-152-62913,298Don CardwellDave GiustiCal KoonceDave Giusti 337340-3
1968-08-07@ HOU115L  3-452-63914,524Tom SeaverLarry DierkerLarry DierkerTom SeaverSteve Shea340344-4
1968-08-09@ SFN116W  5-453-6397,482Dick SelmaJuan MarichalCal KoonceJuan MarichalRon Taylor345348-3
1968-08-10@ SFN117W  3-154-6490Jerry KoosmanGaylord PerryJerry KoosmanGaylord Perry 348349-1
1968-08-10@ SFN118L  0-154-6499,841Jim McAndrewBobby BolinBobby BolinJim McAndrew 348350-2
1968-08-11@ SFN119L  1-254-66100Tom SeaverRay SadeckiRay SadeckiTom Seaver 349352-3
1968-08-11@ SFN120L  0-554-661013,982Al JacksonMike McCormickMike McCormickAl Jackson 349357-8
1968-08-13vs LAN121W  2-055-66825,047 Don CardwellDon SuttonDon CardwellDon SuttonCal Koonce351357-6
1968-08-14vs LAN122W  4-156-66823,730 Jerry KoosmanBill SingerJerry KoosmanBill Singer 355358-3
1968-08-16vs HOU123L  1-356-67823,014 Tom SeaverLarry DierkerTom DukesRon Taylor 356361-5
1968-08-17vs HOU124L  0-156-68917,529 Jim McAndrewDon WilsonDon WilsonJim McAndrewJohn Buzhardt356362-6
1968-08-18vs HOU125W  8-157-6990 Don CardwellMike CuellarDon CardwellMike Cuellar 3643631
1968-08-18vs HOU126L  2-557-69930,095 Dick SelmaJim RayJim RayDick Selma 366368-2
1968-08-19vs SFN127L  0-157-70928,370 Jerry KoosmanBobby BolinFrank LinzyRon TaylorMike McCormick366369-3
1968-08-20vs SFN128W  8-058-70933,684 Tom SeaverRay SadeckiTom SeaverRay SadeckiCal Koonce3743695
1968-08-21vs SFN129L  3-1358-71932,023 Jim McAndrewJuan MarichalJuan MarichalJim McAndrew 377382-5
1968-08-23@ CIN130L  2-458-72910,489Don CardwellGary NolanGary NolanDon CardwellClay Carroll379386-7
1968-08-24@ CIN131L  7-1058-73913,190Jerry KoosmanGerry ArrigoGerry ArrigoJerry KoosmanTed Abernathy386396-10
1968-08-25@ CIN132W  7-159-73911,844Tom SeaverGeorge CulverTom SeaverGeorge Culver 393397-4
1968-08-26@ SLN133W  1-060-73923,340Jim McAndrewSteve CarltonJim McAndrewSteve Carlton 394397-3
1968-08-27@ SLN134W  4-061-73927,541Dick SelmaLarry JasterDick SelmaLarry Jaster 3983971
1968-08-28vs CIN135L  3-861-7590 Jerry KoosmanGerry ArrigoGerry ArrigoJerry Koosman 401405-4
1968-08-28vs CIN136L  2-561-75925,526 Don CardwellGary NolanGary NolanDon CardwellClay Carroll403410-7
1968-08-29vs CIN137W  2-062-75716,791 Cal KoonceGeorge CulverCal KoonceGeorge CulverRon Taylor405410-5
1968-08-30vs SLN138W  8-263-75734,425 Tom SeaverNelson BrilesTom SeaverNelson Briles 4134121
1968-08-31vs SLN139L  0-263-76830,714 Jim McAndrewSteve CarltonSteve CarltonJim McAndrewJoe Hoerner413414-1
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttNYN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1968-09-01vs SLN140L  2-363-77828,656 Dick SelmaDick HughesLarry JasterBill Short 415417-2
1968-09-02vs ATL141L  1-364-7880 Jerry KoosmanGeorge StoneGeorge StoneJerry KoosmanCecil Upshaw416420-4
1968-09-02vs ATL142W  2-264-78824,263 Don CardwellPhil Niekro 418422-4
1968-09-03vs ATL143W  4-365-7980 Tom SeaverMilt PappasTom SeaverMilt PappasRon Taylor422425-3
1968-09-03vs ATL144L  6-765-79812,799 Cal KoonceJim BrittonCecil UpshawAl Jackson 428432-4
1968-09-06@ PIT145L  1-265-8094,082Jim McAndrewSteve BlassSteve BlassJim McAndrew 429434-5
1968-09-07@ PIT146W  4-366-8084,002Jerry KoosmanJim BunningJerry KoosmanJim BunningRon Taylor433437-4
1968-09-08@ PIT147L  0-366-8195,424Tom SeaverBob VealeBob VealeTom Seaver 433440-7
1968-09-10@ CHN148L  1-866-82101,501Dick SelmaBill HandsBill HandsDick Selma 434448-14
1968-09-11@ CHN149W  1-067-8293,552Jim McAndrewFergie JenkinsJim McAndrewFergie JenkinsCal Koonce435448-13
1968-09-13vs PIT150W  2-068-82917,245 Jerry KoosmanBob MooseJerry KoosmanBob Moose 437448-11
1968-09-14vs PIT151L  0-668-83915,676 Tom SeaverBob VealeBob VealeTom Seaver 437454-17
1968-09-15vs PIT152L  0-368-841033,838 Don CardwellSteve BlassSteve BlassDon Cardwell 437457-20
1968-09-17vs CHN153W  3-269-84109,117 Jim McAndrewKen HoltzmanJim McAndrewKen Holtzman 440459-19
1968-09-18vs CHN154L  2-769-85109,212 Jerry KoosmanBill HandsRich NyeJerry KoosmanPhil Regan442466-24
1968-09-20@ PHI155W  3-271-85100Tom SeaverWoodie FrymanTom SeaverGary Wagner 445468-23
1968-09-20@ PHI156W  5-471-85104,443Don CardwellLarry JacksonCal KoonceTurk Farrell 450472-22
1968-09-21@ PHI157L  3-471-86101,854Dick SelmaChris ShortChris ShortDick SelmaGary Wagner453476-23
1968-09-22@ PHI158W  5-272-86103,259Jim McAndrewRick WiseJim McAndrewRick WiseDon Cardwell458478-20
1968-09-24@ ATL159L  4-772-87103,058Jerry KoosmanPhil NiekroPhil NiekroJerry Koosman 462485-23
1968-09-25@ ATL160W  3-073-87102,639Tom SeaverMilt PappasTom SeaverMilt Pappas 465485-20
1968-09-27vs PHI161L  2-373-881011,169 Jim McAndrewJeff JamesGary WagnerRon TaylorTurk Farrell467488-21
1968-09-28vs PHI162W  3-174-88109,140 Jerry KoosmanJerry JohnsonJerry KoosmanJerry Johnson 470489-19
1968-09-29vs PHI163L  3-1074-891029,302 Tom SeaverChris ShortChris ShortTom Seaver 473499-26


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