Season Information
Team Name
1979 New York Mets
League
National League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
63-99 (.389)   GBL: -35
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
6 / 12 / 24
Runs For/Against
593 / 706   Diff: -113
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Tim Leary (1-2)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
24
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1962-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1979-12-26Scott HolmanSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets.P6-1190RR1958-09-18Santa Paula,CA
1976-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1980-19831977-1985
1979-12-11Bob ApodacaReleased by Mets.P5-11170RR1950-01-31Los Angeles,CA
1971-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1973-19771973-1981
1979-12-10Jody DavisTraded by Mets to Cardinals for Ray Searage.C-1B6-3210RR1956-11-12Gainesville,GA
1976-  3-  62-NYN
MLB1981-19901976-1990
1979-12-10Ray SearageTraded by Cardinals to Mets for Jody Davis.P6-1180LL1955-05-01Freeport,NY
1976- 22- 518-SLN
MLB1981-19901976-1992
1979-10-31Richie HebnerTraded by Mets to Tigers for Phil Mankowski and Jerry Morales.3B-1B6-1200LR1947-11-26Boston,MA
1966-  1-  15-PIT
MLB1968-19851966-1985
1979-10-31Phil MankowskiTraded by Tigers with Jerry Morales to Mets for Richie Hebner.3B-1B6-0180LR1953-01-09Buffalo,NY
1970-  9- 218-DET
MLB1976-19821971-1982
1979-10-31Jerry MoralesTraded by Tigers with Phil Mankowski to Mets for Richie Hebner.OF-DH5-10175RR1949-02-18Yabucoa,PR
1966-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1969-19831966-1983
1979-10-26Mark BombackTraded by Brewers to Mets for Dwight Bernard.P5-11170RR1953-04-14Portsmouth,VA
1971- 25- 586-BOS
MLB1978-19821971-1984
1979-10-26Dwight BernardTraded by Mets to Brewers for Mark Bomback.P6-2170RR1952-05-31Mount Vernon,IL
1974-  2-  41-NYN
MLB1978-19821974-1985
1979-10-23Mike JorgensenTraded by Rangers with Ed Lynch to Mets for Willie Montanez.1B-OF6-0195LL1948-08-16Passaic,NJ
1966-  4-  61-NYN
MLB1968-19851966-1985
1979-09-21Dock EllisPurchased by Pirates from Mets.P6-3210BR1945-03-11Los Angeles,CA
1964-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1968-19791964-1979
1979-09-18Ed LynchTraded by Rangers with Mike Jorgensen to Mets for Willie Montanez.P6-5207RR1956-02-25Brooklyn,NY
1977- 22- 547-TEX
MLB1980-19871977-1988
1979-08-30Dale MurrayPurchased by Expos from Mets.P6-4205RR1950-02-02Cuero,TX
1970- 18- 418-MON
MLB1974-19851970-1985
1979-08-20Ray BurrisClaimed on waivers by Mets from Yankees.P-DH6-5200RR1950-08-22Idabel,OK
1972- 17- 399-CHN
MLB1973-19871972-1987
1979-08-19Wayne TwitchellPurchased by Mariners from Mets.P6-6220RR1948-03-10Portland,OR
1966-  1-   3-HOU
MLB1970-19791966-1979
1979-08-12Willie MontanezTraded by Mets to Rangers for Mike Jorgensen and Ed Lynch.1B-OF6-1193LL1948-04-01Catano,PR
1965-  0-   0-SLN
MLB1966-19821965-1982
1979-08-02Jose CardenalPurchased by Mets from Phillies.OF-1B5-10150RR1943-10-07Matanza,CU
1960-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1963-19801961-1980
1979-06-15Andy HasslerPurchased by Mets from Red Sox.P6-5220LL1951-10-18Texas City,TX
1969- 25- 581-CAL
MLB1971-19851970-1985
1979-06-15Mike BruhertTraded by Mets with Bob Myrick to Rangers for Dock Ellis.P6-6220RR1951-06-24Jamaica,NY
1971-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1978-19781977-1982
1979-06-15Bob MyrickTraded by Mets with Mike Bruhert to Rangers for Dock Ellis.P6-1195RL1952-10-01Hattiesburg,MS
1974- 20- 461-NYN
MLB1976-19781976-1981
1979-06-15Dock EllisTraded by Rangers to Mets for Mike Bruhert and Bob Myrick.P6-3210BR1945-03-11Los Angeles,CA
1964-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1968-19791964-1979
1979-04-19Tim FoliTraded by Mets with Greg Field to Pirates for Frank Taveras.SS-2B6-0179RR1950-12-08Culver City,CA
1968-  1-   1-NYN
MLB1970-19851968-1985
1979-04-19Frank TaverasTraded by Pirates to Mets for Greg Field and Tim Foli.SS-2B6-0168RR1949-12-24Las Matas De Santa Cruz,DR
1968-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1972-19821968-1982
1979-04-15Jose OquendoSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets.SS-2B5-10156BR1963-07-04Rio Piedras,PR
1979-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1983-19951979-1995
1979-04-04Wayne TwitchellSigned as Free Agent by Mets.P6-6220RR1948-03-10Portland,OR
1966-  1-   3-HOU
MLB1970-19791966-1979
1979-03-29Len RandleReleased by Mets.3B-2B5-10169BR1949-02-12Long Beach,CA
1970-  1-  10-WS2
MLB1971-19821969-1982
1979-03-27Nino EspinosaTraded by Mets to Phillies for Jose Moreno and Richie Hebner.P6-1192RR1953-08-15Villa Altagralia,DR
1970-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1974-19811971-1981
1979-03-27Richie HebnerTraded by Phillies with Jose Moreno to Mets for Nino Espinosa.3B-1B6-1200LR1947-11-26Boston,MA
1966-  1-  15-PIT
MLB1968-19851966-1985
1979-03-27Jose MorenoTraded by Phillies with Richie Hebner to Mets for Nino Espinosa.2B-OF6-0175BR1957-11-01Santo Domingo,DR
1975-  0-   0-PHI
MLB1980-19821975-1983
1979-03-26Bobby ValentineReleased by Mets.OF-SS5-10189RR1950-05-13Stamford,CT
1968-  1-   5-LAN
MLB1969-19791968-1979
1979-03-25Bobby BrownClaimed on waivers by Blue Jays from Mets.3B-SS6-1180LR1924-10-25Seattle,WA
MLB1946-19541946-1954
1979-03-13Mardie CornejoTraded by Mets to Tigers for Ed Glynn.P6-3200RR1951-08-05Wellington,KS
1973- 21- 493-NYN
MLB1978-19781977-1979
1979-03-13Ed GlynnTraded by Tigers to Mets for Mardie Cornejo.P6-2180RL1953-06-03Flushing,NY
1971-  0-   0-DET
MLB1975-19851972-1990
1979-02-07Jesse OroscoTraded by Twins with Greg Field to Mets for Jerry Koosman.P-OF6-2205RL1957-04-01Santa Barbara,CA
1978-  2-  41-MIN
MLB1979-20031978-2003
1979-01-01Billy BaldwinReleased by Mets.OF-P6-0175LL1951-06-09Tazewell,VA
1972-  0-   0-DET
MLB1975-19761975-1978
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