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1968 New York MetsNational League (MLB)
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Phil Linz played for the 1968 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record73-89 (10th)League Rank10thMLB Rank17th
ManagerGil HodgesGeneral ManagerJohnny Murphy
CoachesYogi Berra (Assistant Coach), Joe Pignatano (Bullpen Coach), Rube Walker (Pitching Coach), Eddie Yost (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickTim Foli (#1)
Attendance1,781,657
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1968 Statistics -- 1968 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1968 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
21Cleon JonesofR251475096315129414552312319854338.297.341.452.79323047552.343.155.238.3595.617.83.22.536.431.1
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
4Ron SwobodaofR241324504610914611598152113411114.242.325.373.69816831508.300.131.262.32310.222.22.22.240.928.4
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
15Jerry GrotecR2512440429114180331154481330116.282.357.349.70614121454.347.067.166.3199.717.81.80.7134.718.4
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
3Bud HarrelsonssB2411140238887301445296814123.219.273.251.52410110437.263.032.102.2436.615.62.30.00.011.4
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
7Ed Kranepool1bL231273732986131320031939210156.231.271.295.56611017405.250.064.107.2564.79.62.10.7124.319.8
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
5Ed Charles3bR3511736941102111155354285726447.276.328.434.76216027409.289.158.236.3456.913.92.03.724.626.5
1952-   UDFA-BSN
 
20Tommie AgeeofR2513236830801235171381510343138.217.255.307.56211320391.287.090.144.2563.826.36.91.373.625.0
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
24Art ShamskyofL261163453082144124810215874466.238.292.406.69814030381.251.168.232.3135.515.22.83.228.836.6
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
12Ken Boswell2bL227528437747241172162713206.261.300.342.6429713306.275.081.155.2955.28.81.71.371.017.6
1965- 4-  66-NYN
 
6Al WeisssB309027415476011431216322233.172.234.204.438567301.217.032.117.2047.020.93.00.3274.014.9
1959-   UDFA-CHA
 
2Phil Linz2bR297825819547001710104123207.209.243.236.479617275.247.027.070.2223.614.94.10.00.013.0
1957-   UDFA-NYA
 
9J.C. MartincL317824420559233100213153234.225.298.316.6147714275.245.091.176.2817.611.31.51.181.325.5
1956-   UDFA-CHA
 
1Jerry Buchek3bR26731928354011111105332058.182.234.219.453425207.246.037.089.2034.825.65.30.5192.014.3
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
25Larry StahlofL275318315437231030213801011.235.314.344.6586312205.282.109.240.30410.218.51.81.561.027.9
1960-   UDFA-KC1
 
16Kevin Collins3bL21581541231521130173705222.201.233.279.512438168.254.078.117.2294.222.05.30.6154.025.8
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
17Don BoschofB2550111141910370293301112.171.231.261.492294122.211.090.153.2297.427.13.72.537.021.1
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
10Greg Goossen1bR2238106422700600102121004.208.288.274.562297119.259.066.160.2658.417.72.10.00.031.8
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
41Tom SeaverpR23389551520030034403000.158.184.179.363172101.294.021.053.1693.043.614.70.00.013.3
1966- 1-  19-ATL
 
36Jerry KoosmanpR2435913710140036203001.077.106.121.22711297.214.044.077.1093.163.920.71.091.028.6
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
27Don CardwellpR3230613300140003403003.049.049.098.1476164.077.049.049.0680.053.10.01.661.033.3    
39Dick SelmapR24395841220011002004001.207.207.241.44814262.316.034.052.2030.032.30.00.00.016.7
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
30Nolan RyanpR2121442500020022901000.114.152.114.2665047.333.000.045.1284.361.714.50.00.00.0
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
38Al JacksonpL322728271002000901101.250.241.286.5278130.350.036.036.2340.030.00.00.00.014.3
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
23Bob HeisessR21623350001001101001.217.250.217.4675025.227.000.043.2184.04.01.00.00.00.0
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
43Jim McAndrewpR2412221100000011502000.045.087.045.1321025.143.000.045.0694.060.015.00.00.00.0
1965-11- 206-NYN
 
34Cal KooncepR275514000000002800001.000.125.000.1250016.000.000.143.08512.550.04.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
10Mike Jorgensen1bL19814021000000400000.143.143.214.3573114.200.071.071.1610.028.60.00.00.050.0
1966- 4-  61-NYN
 
29Danny FrisellapL221912010000100700001.083.083.083.1661012.200.000.083.0760.058.30.00.00.00.0
1966- 3-  49-NYN
 
42Ron TaylorpR30589000000000600000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
10Duffy DyercR2213010000001100000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.333.39725.025.01.00.00.00.0
1966- 1-   9-NYN
 
40Bill ShortpL30342000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1955-   UDFA-NYA
 
33,45Bill ConnorspR26910100000010010001.0001.0001.0002.0001031.000.0001.000.79433.30.00.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
31Les RohrpL2220000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.681100.00.00.00.00.00.0
1965- 1-   2-NYN
 
Batting Totals: (33 players)1625503473125217830814347245379120343752750104.228.281.315.59617332896027.276.315.161.0006.320.03.21.367.923.1 

1968 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
41Tom SeaverR23STMLB16122.203635114511277.2224736815482058180.987.260.491.566.644.272.37.5712.22
1966- 1-  19-ATL
 
36Jerry KoosmanL24STMLB19122.083534117700263.2221726116691788081.107.540.552.366.082.582.46.6132.70
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
27Don CardwellR32STMLB7132.96292545111179.215669599508271101.157.810.452.504.111.643.46.3503.13    
39Dick SelmaR24S/RMLB9102.763323104330169.2148635211541177051.197.850.582.866.212.173.34.4742.89
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
30Nolan RyanR21STMLB693.09211833010134.093504612751337041.256.250.815.048.931.773.36.4003.33
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
34Cal KoonceR27R/CLMLB642.415525300311197.0802726432504011.157.420.372.974.641.562.51.6002.91
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
38Al JacksonL32S/RMLB373.6925916007392.2884238517590021.148.550.491.655.733.474.08.3002.43
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
43Jim McAndrewR24STMLB472.2812120210079.0662020517464041.057.520.571.945.242.712.28.3642.84
1965-11- 206-NYN
 
42Ron TaylorR30R/CLMLB152.705805800441376.2642423418490011.087.510.472.115.752.722.82.1672.53
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
29Danny FrisellaR22S/RMLB243.91194150010250.2532322517474001.399.410.893.028.352.764.09.3332.82
1966- 3-  49-NYN
 
40Bill ShortL30RelMLB034.75340340013130.1241716014245011.267.120.004.157.121.715.04.0002.29
1955-   UDFA-NYA
 
33,45Bill ConnorsR26RelMLB019.00909003014.02114140781012.0013.500.004.505.141.149.00.0002.96
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
35Don ShawL24RelMLB000.73707003012.131115113000.662.190.733.658.032.200.73.0002.87
1965-35- 636-NYN
 
31Les RohrL22S/RMLB024.5021100106.09430751102.6713.500.0010.507.500.716.00.0004.22
1965- 1-   2-NYN
 
Pitching Totals: (14 players)73892.7216316321245171183214851250499449874301014593451.137.580.532.616.152.363.02.451  

1968 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PRon Taylor30MLBp58-769141124.9580.400.30---58100.035.8Fielding by Day
PCal Koonce27MLBp55-97131100241.0000.440.25---55100.034.0Fielding by Day
PTom Seaver23MLBp36-27721481470.9861.920.25---3894.722.2Fielding by Day
PJerry Koosman24MLBp35-26354202471.0001.340.18---35100.021.6Fielding by Day
PBill Short30MLBp34-302900111.0000.320.37---34100.021.0Fielding by Day
PDick Selma24MLBp33-16912351048.9791.420.28---3984.620.4Fielding by Day
PDon Cardwell32MLBp29-17916391156.9821.900.31---3096.717.9Fielding by Day
PAl Jackson32MLBp25-9271701241.0000.960.26---2792.615.4Fielding by Day
PNolan Ryan21MLBp21-1345114020.8000.760.12---21100.013.0Fielding by Day
PDanny Frisella22MLBp19-503800111.0000.580.22---19100.011.7Fielding by Day
PJim McAndrew24MLBp12-798802161.0001.330.20---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
PBill Connors26MLBp9-14320051.0000.560.36---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PDon Shaw24MLBp7-12120031.0000.430.25---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PLes Rohr22MLBp2-6010011.0000.500.17---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJerry Grote25MLBc115--7546058819.9947.080.00--112492.771.0Fielding by Day
CJ.C. Martin31MLBc53--3342424360.9946.750.00--97867.932.7Fielding by Day
CGreg Goossen22MLB1b-c1--71109.8898.000.00--1382.60.6Fielding by Day
CDuffy Dyer22MLBc1--800081.0008.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BEd Kranepool23MLB1b113--921756761002.9948.810.00---12789.069.8Fielding by Day
1BGreg Goossen22MLB1b-c31--23023218255.9928.160.00---3881.619.1Fielding by Day
1BArt Shamsky26MLBof-1b17--111626119.9836.880.00---11614.710.5Fielding by Day
1BJ.C. Martin31MLBc14--124747135.9709.360.00---7817.98.6Fielding by Day
1BLarry Stahl27MLBof9--45303481.0005.330.00---5317.05.6Fielding by Day
1BMike Jorgensen19MLB1b-of4--32103331.0008.250.00---850.02.5Fielding by Day
1BEd Charles35MLB3b2--10100111.0005.500.00---1171.71.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BPhil Linz29MLBss-2b71--1361621036308.9684.200.00---7891.043.8Fielding by Day
2BKen Boswell22MLB2b69--1542031337370.9655.170.00---7592.042.6Fielding by Day
2BAl Weis30MLB2b-ss29--4262215106.9813.590.00---9032.217.9Fielding by Day
2BJerry Buchek26MLB2b-3b12--192004391.0003.250.00---7316.47.4Fielding by Day
2BKevin Collins21MLB3b-2b6--871216.9382.500.00---5810.33.7Fielding by Day
2BBob Heise21MLBss-2b1--010111.0001.000.00---616.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BEd Charles35MLB3b106--692001319282.9542.540.00---11790.665.4Fielding by Day
3BKevin Collins21MLB3b-2b40--28574789.9552.130.00---5869.024.7Fielding by Day
3BJerry Buchek26MLB2b-3b37--307077107.9352.700.00---7350.722.8Fielding by Day
3BAl Weis30MLB2b-ss2--020021.0001.000.00---902.21.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSBud Harrelson24MLBss106--1993171558531.9724.870.00---11195.565.4Fielding by Day
SSAl Weis30MLB2b-ss59--961801228288.9584.680.00---9065.636.4Fielding by Day
SSBob Heise21MLBss-2b6--671414.9292.170.00---6100.03.7Fielding by Day
SSKevin Collins21MLB3b-2b1--100011.0001.000.00---581.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFCleon Jones25MLBof139--226790242.9631.680.00---14794.685.8Fielding by Day
OFTommie Agee25MLBof127--216652227.9781.750.00---13296.278.4Fielding by Day
OFRon Swoboda24MLBof125--2171464237.9751.850.00---13294.777.2Fielding by Day
OFArt Shamsky26MLBof-1b82--128612135.9931.630.00---11670.750.6Fielding by Day
OFLarry Stahl27MLBof47--110521117.9832.450.00---5388.729.0Fielding by Day
OFDon Bosch25MLBof33--7332178.9742.300.00---5066.020.4Fielding by Day
OFJerry Buchek26MLB2b-3b9--810091.0001.000.00---7312.35.6Fielding by Day
OFEd Kranepool23MLB1b2--300031.0001.500.00---1271.61.2Fielding by Day

1968 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Yogi BerraAssistant Coach1925-05-12 43St. Louis,Missouri MLB1946-19651946-1965   C
Bill HerringScout1912-09-24 55Seven Springs,South Carolina --   P-OF
Gil HodgesManager1924-04-04 44Princeton,Indiana MLB1943-19631943-1963   1B
Ralph KinerBroadcaster1922-10-27 45Santa Rita,New Mexico MLB1946-19551946-1955   OF
Johnny MurphyGeneral Manager1908-07-14 59New York,New York MLB1932-19471932-1947   P
Joe PignatanoBullpen Coach1929-08-04 38Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19621957-1962   C
Rube WalkerPitching Coach1926-05-16 42Lenoir,North Carolina MLB1948-19581948-1958   C
Eddie YostThird Base Coach1926-10-13 41Brooklyn,New York MLB1944-19621944-1962   3B