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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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
46Neil AllenP2114000000000600000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----014
43Juan BerenguerP24701
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0000002200100.143.333.143476.000.286.2001.00--110
28Dwight BernardP270000000001000200-1.000-1000---0.00--03
4Bruce BoisclairOF2698718
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040232410132.184.202.255457.071.082.2348.00--25105
26Ray BurrisP28601
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0000000200100.167.167.167334.000.000.250----17
6Jose CardenalOF3537811
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02
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4106310000.297.395.568963.270.459.2810.5018.52143
10Kelvin Chapman2B2380712
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040051500111.150.198.213411.063.125.1823.00--1787
35Dock EllisP342622
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0001001700100.077.111.077188.000.038.1057.00--228
33Pete FalconeP255219
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00020021900502.173.204.173377.000.038.2739.50--959
1Sergio Ferrer3B287700000022300000.000.222.000222.000.000.0001.50--09
17Gil FloresOF2693918
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102081710311.194.255.258513.065.172.2242.1393.024105
23Doug Flynn2B2855535135
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61031746076215.243.265.317582.074.099.2582.71138.8176580
19Tim FoliSS287000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
48Ed GlynnP264000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
44Andy HasslerP27220000000011700001.000.043.00043.000.045.00017.00--023
32Tom HausmanP262603
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0000000400101.115.115.115230.000.000.136----327
3Richie Hebner3B3147354127
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7931595986187.268.344.393737.125.254.2841.0047.3186541
5Steve HendersonOF2635042107
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39135385846107.306.374.440814.134.266.3551.5370.0154389
42Ron HodgesC3086414
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00500191603010.163.311.209520.047.267.1970.84--18106
31Roy Lee JacksonP25101
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
49Kevin KobelP254619
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0020001800901.196.196.217413.022.022.321----1055
7Ed Kranepool1B34155736
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1701131812056.232.283.303586.071.148.2431.3877.547173
38Skip LockwoodP322000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
21Elliott MaddoxOF312242160
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1232202730113.268.327.339666.071.165.2991.35224.076246
16Lee MazzilliOF2459778181
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793412937405036.303.395.449844.146.338.3250.8039.8268693
25Willie Montanez1B314103696
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47012548171515.234.275.317592.083.141.2511.9282.0130441
22Dale MurrayP296000000001300200.000.143.000143.000.167.0003.00--09
8Dan NormanOF24110927
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1120102612011.245.306.373679.127.236.2932.6036.741121
47,61Jesse OroscoP226000000000400100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
20John PacellaP224000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
30Mike ScottP2412100000001800100.000.077.00077.000.083.0008.00--014
12John StearnsC2753858131
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6615155257453521.243.308.355663.112.208.2561.1059.8191598
27Craig SwanP2881310
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0020163800400.123.184.148332.025.086.2336.33--1291
11Frank TaverasSS2963589167
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33421933722110011.263.299.337636.074.162.2952.18635.0214678
29Alex TrevinoC-3B212072456
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02022202712408.271.335.333668.063.159.3111.35--69231
36Wayne TwitchellP31803
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0000000500100.375.375.375750.000.0001.000----39
18Joel YoungbloodOF2759090162
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601813608477447.275.339.436775.161.271.2961.4036.9257658
40Pat ZachryP271602
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0000000700000.125.125.125250.000.000.222----216
Batting Totals21585591593139925541745581357949881735536640117.250.310.350660.100.199.2801.6475.619586195
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
47,61Jesse Orosco22124.89182006035332019422220021.578.491.035.665.661.00
49Kevin Kobel25683.503027111016116974631446672231.339.390.782.563.721.46
38Skip Lockwood32251.5027000229423377314422001.127.070.643.009.003.00
22Dale Murray29484.8258000244971055852652373001.629.740.564.823.430.71
20John Pacella22024.5043000016168804120001.259.000.002.256.753.00
45Jeff Reardon23121.711800010220127429102001.005.140.863.864.291.11
30Mike Scott24135.37189000052593531420211101.5210.210.693.463.631.05
27Craig Swan2814133.303535103002512411029220571452121.198.640.722.045.202.54
36Wayne Twitchell31535.20332009063554437655441141.727.730.847.736.190.80
31Roy Lee Jackson25102.2580000016114415101011.006.190.562.815.632.00
32Tom Hausman26262.731910107278652524619332041.067.410.682.163.761.74
46Neil Allen216103.5550500278991004639447656001.489.090.364.275.911.38
43Juan Berenguer24112.9055000030281310212250211.298.130.583.487.262.08
28Dwight Bernard27034.70321006044592623226201001.9312.070.415.324.090.77
26Ray Burris28023.27440000212110826101001.238.590.822.454.091.67
35Dock Ellis34376.0417141030851106057934412011.6911.650.953.604.341.21
33Pete Falcone256144.16333111101841949185247611310111.479.491.173.725.531.49
48Ed Glynn26143.004600020760572220340321021.628.550.456.004.800.80
44Andy Hassler27453.712981011480743533542537201.458.330.564.735.961.26
40Pat Zachry27513.5677100042441917321171121.519.210.634.403.560.81
Pitching Totals63993.8449116316514736148314867066331206078194511231.419.020.733.684.971.35
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Neil Allen21500000000000.958------------------9141
Juan Berenguer2450000000000.500------------------011
Dwight Bernard273200000000001.000------------------280
Bruce Boisclair26001000000240----1.000------------1.0003620
Ray Burris2840000000000.875------------------431
Jose Cardenal3500200000090----1.000------------1.0003300
Kelvin Chapman23000221000000------.9801.000----------51462
Dock Ellis341700000000001.000------------------7130
Pete Falcone25330000000000.944------------------3141
Sergio Ferrer28000412500000------1.000.8331.000--------8101
Gil Flores26000000000320------------------.9763911
Doug Flynn2800014802000000------.983--.961--------40242116
Tim Foli2800000300000----------1.000--------460
Ed Glynn264600000000001.000------------------530
Andy Hassler27290000000000.944------------------1161
Tom Hausman261900000000001.000------------------10110
Richie Hebner310060134000000----.966--.940----------12524823
Steve Henderson26000000000940------------------.99020162
Ron Hodges30022000000000--.980----------------82162
Roy Lee Jackson25800000000001.000------------------210
Kevin Kobel25300000000000.929------------------13263
Ed Kranepool34002900000080----1.000------------1.000215190
Skip Lockwood32270000000000.800------------------131
Elliott Maddox310000110000650--------.950--------.985131223
Lee Mazzilli2400150000001430----.993------------.989480245
Willie Montanez310010800000000----.989--------------9057611
Dale Murray29580000000000.960------------------5191
Dan Norman24000000000330------------------.9675442
Jesse Orosco221800000000001.000------------------290
John Pacella22400000000001.000------------------210
Jeff Reardon231800000000001.000------------------110
Mike Scott24180000000000.833------------------372
John Stearns27012116011000060--.9831.000--.905--------.77875410716
Craig Swan283500000000001.000------------------17290
Frank Taveras290000015300000----------.966--------27043825
Alex Trevino210360827000000--.976--1.000.945----------229719
Wayne Twitchell31330000000000.909------------------281
Joel Youngblood27000131200001470------.956.926--------.985337579
Pat Zachry27700000000001.000------------------370


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