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1979 NEW YORK METS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  63-99   .389
Result:   6th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Joe Torre
General Manager:   Joe McDonald
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  788,905
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jose Cardenal (35)
Youngest Player:  Neil Allen (21)
Longest Tenure:  Ed Kranepool (18)
Top Hitter:  Lee Mazzilli (10)
Top Pitcher:  Craig Swan (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Tim Leary (#2)

Roster Continuity:  70.13%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Pittsburgh9864.605--
Montreal9565.5942.0
St. Louis8676.53112.0
Philadelphia8478.51914.0
Chi Cubs8082.49418.0
NY Mets6399.38935.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
11Frank Taverasss1729UDFA: 1968MLB15363589167269133421933722110011.263.301.3370214680508693.7.295
16Lee Mazzilliof-1b10241973-1-14MLB1585977818134415793412937405036.303.395.44902686934371227.5.325
18Joel Youngbloodof-3b33271970-2-40MLB1585909016237516601813608477447.275.346.4360257665456995.8.296
23Doug Flynn2b-ss8128UDFA: 1971MLB15755535135195461031746076215.243.265.3170176580446462.8.258
12John Stearnsc-271973-1-2MLB1555385813129296615155257453521.243.312.3550191602451613.6.256
3Richie Hebner3b-1b45311966-1-15MLB13647354127252107931595986187.268.354.3930186549363775.7.284
25Willie Montanez1b-of-31UDFA: 1965MLB1094103696190547012548171515.234.277.3170130442336352.8.251
5Steve Hendersonof76261974-5-119MLB9835042107168539135385846107.306.380.4400154393256636.6.355
21Elliott Maddoxof-3b-311968-1-20MLB86224216013011232202730113.268.335.339076249171294.5.299
29Alex Trevinoc-21UDFA: 1974MLB79207245611102022202712408.271.338.333069232165243.9.311
7Ed Kranepool1b-34UDFA: 1962MLB821557365021701131812056.232.287.303047174131132.7.243
8Dan Normanof-241974-15-357MLB441109273131120102612011.245.311.37304112285134.2.293
4Bruce Boisclairof-261970-20-479MLB599871851040232410132.184.210.2550251068830.8.234
17Gil Floresof-26UDFA: 1978MLB7093918111102081710311.194.262.2580241068062.1.224
42Ron Hodgesc-301972-2-47MLB5986414400500191603010.163.311.2090181067372.5.197
27Craig Swanp-281972-3-61MLB358131020020163800400.123.184.1480129176-3-1.1.233
10Kelvin Chapman2b-23UDFA: 1975MLB358071212040051500111.150.198.212017877120.6.182
33Pete Falconep-251973-2-38MLB33521900020021900502.173.204.173095950-1-0.7.273
49Kevin Kobelp84251971-11-241MLB30461910020001800901.196.196.21701055470-0.2.321
6Jose Cardenalof-35UDFA: 1961MLB11378114024106310000.297.409.56810002144261010.7.281
32Tom Hausmanp-261971-10-217MLB1926030000000400101.115.115.115032725-1-1.5.136
35Dock Ellisp-34UDFA: 1964MLB1726220001001700100.077.111.077022825-2-1.9.105
44Andy Hasslerp-271969-25-579MLB29220000000011700001.000.043.000002323--.000
40Pat Zachryp-271970-19-447MLB716020000000700000.125.125.125021614-1-2.1.222
46Neil Allenp-211976-11-253MLB5014000000000600000.000.000.000001414--.000
30Mike Scottp-241976-2-37MLB1812100000001800100.000.077.000001413-2-3.6.000
36Wayne Twitchellp-311966-1-3MLB338030000000500100.375.375.375039613.01.000
43Juan Berenguerp-24UDFA: 1975MLB57010000002200100.143.333.1430110701.6.200
19Tim Foliss27281968-1-1MLB37000000000000001.000.000.0000078--.000
1Sergio Ferrerss-2b-28UDFA: 1978MLB327700000022300000.000.222.0000099--.000
26Ray Burrisp-281972-17-399MLB46010000000200100.167.167.16701760-0.6.250
47,61Jesse Oroscop-221978-2-41MLB186000000000400100.000.000.0000077--.000
22Dale Murrayp-291970-18-411MLB586000000001300200.000.143.0000098-1-1.8.000
20John Pacellap-221974-4-89MLB44000000000100000.000.000.0000044--.000
48Ed Glynnp-26UDFA: 1972MLB464000000000100000.000.000.0000044--.000
38Skip Lockwoodp-32UDFA: 1966MLB282000000000100100.000.000.0000033--.000
31Roy Lee Jacksonp-251972-12-273MLB810100000000000001.0001.0001.00020001101--1.000
28Dwight Bernardp-271974-2-41MLB320000000001000200.0001.000.000100003205.7.000
Totals: (38 players)1625591593139925541745581357949881735536640117.250.313.3506631958623044946513.9.280

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
27Craig Swan5281972-3-61MLB14133.29353510300251.1241102922057145211.198.630.722.045.190.39.2830.61
33Pete Falcone38251973-2-38MLB6144.1633311110184.0194918524761131011.479.491.173.725.530.67.3000.82
49Kevin Kobel69251971-11-241MLB683.5130271110161.21697463144667221.339.410.782.563.730.69.2900.97
46Neil Allen60211976-11-253MLB6103.555050027899.0100463944765601.489.090.364.275.910.72.3160.96
22Dale Murray50291970-18-411MLB484.825800024497.0105585265237301.629.740.564.823.431.41.3071.37
35Dock Ellis-34UDFA: 1964MLB376.041714103085.0110605793441201.6911.650.953.604.340.83.3441.48
44Andy Hassler-271969-25-579MLB453.702981011480.174353354253721.448.290.564.715.940.79.2921.48
32Tom Hausman-261971-10-217MLB262.751910107278.265252461933201.077.440.692.173.780.58.2381.54
36Wayne Twitchell-311966-1-3MLB535.23332009063.255443765544111.737.770.857.776.221.25.2780.67
48Ed Glynn7126UDFA: 1972MLB143.004600020760.057222034032101.628.550.456.004.801.25.2920.92
30Mike Scott-241976-2-37MLB135.33189000052.159353142021111.5110.150.693.443.610.95.3071.39
28Dwight Bernard-271974-2-41MLB034.70321006044.059262322620101.9312.070.415.324.091.30.3650.82
40Pat Zachry-271970-19-447MLB513.5977100042.244191732117111.529.280.634.433.591.24.2830.65
38Skip Lockwood6432UDFA: 1966MLB251.492700022942.1337731442201.117.020.642.988.930.33.2940.81
47,61Jesse Orosco-221978-2-41MLB124.89182006035.033201942222001.578.491.035.665.661.00.2870.59
43Juan Berenguer-24UDFA: 1975MLB112.9355000030.228131021225021.308.220.593.527.340.48.3100.43
26Ray Burris-281972-17-399MLB023.3244000021.2211082610101.258.720.832.494.150.60--0.90
45Jeff Reardon-23UDFA: 1977MLB121.741800010220.212742910201.025.230.873.924.350.90.1750.92
31Roy Lee Jackson-251972-12-273MLB102.2080000016.111441510100.986.060.552.765.510.50.2271.43
20John Pacella-221974-4-89MLB024.4143000016.116880412001.228.820.002.206.610.33.3022.36
Totals: (38 players)63993.84162162165146361,48314867066337460781945111.289.020.733.684.970.74.307 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
John StearnsC121628851211.9830.00 
Alex TrevinoC362083167.9760.00 
Ron HodgesC22821621.9800.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Willie Montanez1B108905761195.9890.00 
Ed Kranepool1B29203190181.0000.00 
John Stearns1B1611480161.0000.00 
Lee Mazzilli1B1512212115.9930.00 
Richie Hebner1B626211.9660.00 
Jose Cardenal1B2160031.0000.00 
Bruce Boisclair1B120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Doug Flynn2B1483693801398.9830.00 
Kelvin Chapman2B225046215.9800.00 
Joel Youngblood2B13212226.9560.00 
Alex Trevino2B863011.0000.00 
Sergio Ferrer2B413011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Richie Hebner3B134992462226.9400.00 
Alex Trevino3B27153736.9450.00 
Sergio Ferrer3B123210.8330.00 
Joel Youngblood3B1281721.9260.00 
Elliott Maddox3B1121710.9500.00 
John Stearns3B1151422.9050.00 
Kelvin Chapman3B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frank TaverasSS1532704382588.9660.00 
Doug FlynnSS20334139.9610.00 
Sergio FerrerSS545021.0000.00 
Tim FoliSS346011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joel YoungbloodOF1473081853.9850.00 
Lee MazzilliOF1433581241.9890.00 
Steve HendersonOF94201623.9900.00 
Elliott MaddoxOF65129521.9850.00 
Dan NormanOF3354420.9670.00 
Gil FloresOF3239110.9760.00 
Bruce BoisclairOF24342001.0000.00 
Jose CardenalOF9170001.0000.00 
Ed KranepoolOF8120001.0000.00 
John StearnsOF67020.7780.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dale MurrayP589751913.9602.23 
Neil AllenP509991411.9582.09 
Ed GlynnP466053001.0001.20 
Craig SwanP352511729031.0001.65 
Pete FalconeP3318431411.9440.83 
Wayne TwitchellP33632811.9091.42 
Dwight BernardP324428011.0002.05 
Kevin KobelP30161132632.9292.18 
Andy HasslerP298011610.9441.91 
Skip LockwoodP27421311.8000.86 
Tom HausmanP19781011001.0002.42 
Jesse OroscoP183529011.0002.83 
Jeff ReardonP182011011.0000.89 
Mike ScottP18523720.8331.73 
Dock EllisP1785713011.0002.12 
Roy Lee JacksonP81621011.0001.68 
Pat ZachryP74237001.0002.13 
Juan BerenguerP5300110.5000.30 
Ray BurrisP4214310.8752.97 
John PacellaP41621001.0001.68 


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