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1979 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 63-99 .389
Rank: 6th in National League East
Run Differential: 593-706 -113
Manager(s): Joe Torre
General Manager: Joe McDonald
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 788,905 24/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Tim Leary (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Willie Mays
Assistant Coach: Denny Somers
Bullpen Coach: Joe Pignatano
Hitting Coach: Dick Sisler
Pitching Coach: Rube Walker
Third Base Coach: Chuck Cottier

#1 Draft Picks

Tim Foli (#1), John Stearns (#2), Wayne Twitchell (#3), Lee Mazzilli (#14), Richie Hebner (#15)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9565.5942.0
8676.53112.0
8478.51914.0
8082.49418.0
6399.38935.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
11Frank TaverasSS29 63589167
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26
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9
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1
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33421933722110011.263.301.337638.074.162.2952.18635.0214680
16Lee MazzilliOF24 59778181
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34
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4
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15
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793412937405036.303.395.449844.146.338.3250.8039.8268693
18Joel YoungbloodOF27 59090162
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37
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5
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16
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601813608477447.275.346.436782.161.271.2961.4036.9257665
23Doug Flynn2B28 55535135
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19
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5
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4
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61031746076215.243.265.317582.074.099.2582.71138.8176580
12John StearnsC27 53858131
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29
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2
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9
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6615155257453521.243.312.355667.112.208.2561.1059.8191602
3Richie Hebner3B31 47354127
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25
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2
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10
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7931595986187.268.354.393747.125.254.2841.0047.3186549
25Willie Montanez1B31 4103696
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19
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05
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47012548171515.234.277.317594.083.141.2511.9282.0130442
5Steve HendersonOF26 35042107
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16
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8
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5
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39135385846107.306.380.440820.134.266.3551.5370.0154393
21Elliott MaddoxOF31 2242160
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13
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01
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1232202730113.268.335.339674.071.165.2991.35224.076249
29Alex TrevinoC-3B21 2072456
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11
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1
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02022202712408.271.338.333671.063.159.3111.35--69232
7Ed Kranepool1B34 155736
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5
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02
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1701131812056.232.287.303590.071.148.2431.3877.547174
8Dan NormanOF24 110927
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3
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1
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3
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1120102612011.245.311.373684.127.236.2932.6036.741122
4Bruce BoisclairOF26 98718
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5
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1
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040232410132.184.210.255465.071.082.2348.00--25106
17Gil FloresOF26 93918
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1
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102081710311.194.262.258520.065.172.2242.1393.024106
42Ron HodgesC30 86414
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00500191603010.163.311.209520.047.267.1970.84--18106
27Craig SwanP28 81310
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0020163800400.123.184.148332.025.086.2336.33--1291
10Kelvin Chapman2B23 80712
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040051500111.150.198.213411.063.125.1823.00--1787
33Pete FalconeP25 5219
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00020021900502.173.204.173377.000.038.2739.50--959
49Kevin KobelP25 4619
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0020001800901.196.196.217413.022.022.321----1055
6Jose CardenalOF35 37811
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4
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02
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4106310000.297.409.568977.270.459.2810.5018.52144
35Dock EllisP34 2622
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0001001700100.077.111.077188.000.038.1057.00--228
32Tom HausmanP26 2603
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0000000400101.115.115.115230.000.000.136----327
44Andy HasslerP27 220000000011700001.000.043.00043.000.045.00017.00--023
40Pat ZachryP27 1602
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0000000700000.125.125.125250.000.000.222----216
46Neil AllenP21 14000000000600000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----014
30Mike ScottP24 12100000001800100.000.077.00077.000.083.0008.00--014
36Wayne TwitchellP31 803
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0000000500100.375.375.375750.000.0001.000----39
43Juan BerenguerP24 701
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0000002200100.143.333.143476.000.286.2001.00--110
1Sergio Ferrer3B28 7700000022300000.000.222.000222.000.000.0001.50--09
19Tim FoliSS28 7000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
26Ray BurrisP28 601
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0000000200100.167.167.167334.000.000.250----17
22Dale MurrayP29 6000000001300200.000.143.000143.000.167.0003.00--09
47,61Jesse OroscoP22 6000000000400100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
48Ed GlynnP26 4000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
20John PacellaP22 4000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
38Skip LockwoodP32 2000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
31Roy Lee JacksonP25 101
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
28Dwight BernardP27 0000000001000200-1.000-1000---0.00--03
Batting Totals21585591593139925541745581357949881735536640117.250.310.350660.100.199.2801.6475.619586195
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
27Craig Swan28 14133.303535103002512411029220571452121.198.640.722.045.202.54
33Pete Falcone25 6144.16333111101841949185247611310111.479.491.173.725.531.49
49Kevin Kobel25 683.503027111016116974631446672231.339.390.782.563.721.46
46Neil Allen21 6103.5550500278991004639447656001.489.090.364.275.911.38
22Dale Murray29 484.8258000244971055852652373001.629.740.564.823.430.71
35Dock Ellis34 376.0417141030851106057934412011.6911.650.953.604.341.21
44Andy Hassler27 453.712981011480743533542537201.458.330.564.735.961.26
32Tom Hausman26 262.731910107278652524619332041.067.410.682.163.761.74
36Wayne Twitchell31 535.20332009063554437655441141.727.730.847.736.190.80
48Ed Glynn26 143.004600020760572220340321021.628.550.456.004.800.80
30Mike Scott24 135.37189000052593531420211101.5210.210.693.463.631.05
28Dwight Bernard27 034.70321006044592623226201001.9312.070.415.324.090.77
40Pat Zachry27 513.5677100042441917321171121.519.210.634.403.560.81
38Skip Lockwood32 251.5027000229423377314422001.127.070.643.009.003.00
47,61Jesse Orosco22 124.89182006035332019422220021.578.491.035.665.661.00
43Juan Berenguer24 112.9055000030281310212250211.298.130.583.487.262.08
26Ray Burris28 023.27440000212110826101001.238.590.822.454.091.67
45Jeff Reardon23 121.711800010220127429102001.005.140.863.864.291.11
20John Pacella22 024.5043000016168804120001.259.000.002.256.753.00
31Roy Lee Jackson25 102.2580000016114415101011.006.190.562.815.632.00
Pitching Totals63993.8449116316514736148314867066331206078194511231.419.020.733.684.971.35


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