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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:  -

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

TEAM INFORMATION
PhaseRndOvlPlayerPosCurrent Status
Jan-Reg11Neal HeatonP Retired
Jan-Reg227Mark WelchP Retired
Jan-Reg353Marques CooperOF Retired
Jan-Reg479Thomas McLaughlinP Retired
Jan-Reg5105Michael BefortP Retired
Jan-Reg6129Ron SouzaSS Retired
Jan-Reg7152Ron GravesP Retired
Jan-Reg8173David MichaelP Retired
Jan-Reg9189John SempriniP Retired
Jan-Reg10201Rusty TillmanOF Retired
Jan-Reg11212Jesse AndersonP Retired
Jan-Reg12221Mike Sodders3B Retired
Jan-Sec111John VioletteC Retired
Jan-Sec235Jeff SunderlageP Retired
June-Reg12Tim LearyP Retired
June-Reg228Jeff BettendorfP Retired
June-Reg354Craig JonesP Retired
June-Reg480David HowardOF Retired
June-Reg5106Gary HardieSS Retired
June-Reg6132Ron GardenhireIF Manager - Minnesota Twins (2014)
June-Reg7158Mike HennessyOF Retired
June-Reg8184David ButtlesP Retired
June-Reg9210Lee ShockleyP Retired
June-Reg10236Brooks WallaceSS Retired
June-Reg11262Bryan DunbarC Retired
June-Reg12288Larry HernandezOF Inactive
June-Reg13314Doug Elliott2B Retired
June-Reg14340Brick ToifelC Retired
June-Reg15366Walt TerrellOF Retired
June-Reg16392Bill HillOF Retired
June-Reg17418Todd DavidsonOF Retired
June-Reg18444John BryantOF Retired
June-Reg19470Mike Anicich1B Retired
June-Reg20496John Leisterp Retired
June-Reg21522Ted Damiterp Retired
June-Reg22547Joe SchergerOF Retired
June-Reg23572Joseph Healyp Inactive
June-Reg24596Richard GreenfieldSS Retired
June-Reg25620Scott LaVielleC Retired
June-Reg26644Jim Phillipsp Retired
June-Reg27668Dave Smithp Retired
June-Reg28691Darryl Stephens1B Inactive
June-Reg29712Clay Christiansenp Retired
June-Reg30733William Rittweger2B Retired
June-Reg31753Paul NiggebruggeOF Retired
June-Reg32772Thomas Millerp Retired
June-Reg33790Michael Privettep Inactive
June-Reg34807Dan SprickOf Inactive
June-Reg35821Terry ByrumSS Retired
June-Reg36830David DuffC Retired
June-Sec121Bill MooneyhamP Retired
June-Sec242Joe PlummerP Retired
June-Sec356Sheldon AndrewsP Retired


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