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1970 New York MetsSeason Roster
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Art Shamsky played for the 1970 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record83-79 (3rd in National League East)League Rank6thMLB Rank12th
BallparkShea Stadium
ManagerGil HodgesGeneral ManagerBob Scheffing
CoachesYogi Berra (Assistant Coach), Joe Pignatano (Bullpen Coach), Rube Walker (Pitching Coach), Eddie Yost (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickGeorge Ambrow (#23)
Attendance2,697,479 (Rank: 1st)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1970 Statistics -- 1970 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1970 New York Mets.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1970 baseball season.

1970 New York Mets Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
20Tommie AgeeOF5-11 195 R-R 1942-08-09 27Magnolia,Alabama MLB1961-19731962-1973Mobile County Training (Mobile,AL)Grambling St
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
12Ken Boswell2B6-0 172 L-R 1946-02-23 24Austin,Texas MLB1965-19771967-1977William B. Travis (Austin,TX)Sam Houston St
1965- 4-  66-NYN
 
27Don CardwellP6-4 210 R-R 1935-12-07 34Winston-Salem,North Carolina MLB1957-19701957-1970Gray (Winston-Salem,NC)    
27Dean ChanceP6-3 200 R-R 1941-06-01 29Plain City,Ohio MLB1961-19711961-1971Wooster (Wooster,OH)
1959-   UDFA-BAL
 
22Donn Clendenon1B6-3 210 R-R 1935-07-15 34Neosho,Missouri MLB1961-19721961-1972Booker T. Washington (Atlanta,GA)Morehouse Col
1957-   UDFA-PIT
 
10Duffy DyerC6-0 195 R-R 1945-08-15 24Dayton,Ohio MLB1966-19801968-1980Cortez (Phoenix,AZ)Arizona St
1966- 1-   9-NYN
 
19Tim FoliSS-3B6-0 179 R-R 1950-12-08 19Culver City,California MLB1968-19851970-1985Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks,CA)
1968- 1-   1-NYN
 
38Rich FolkersP6-2 180 L-L 1946-10-17 23Waterloo,Iowa MLB1967-19771970-1977Waterloo East (Waterloo,IA)Parsons Col
1967- 3-  44-CHA
 
5Joe Foy3B6-0 215 R-R 1943-02-21 27New York,New York MLB1966-19711966-1971Evander Child (Bronx,NY)
1962-   UDFA-MIN
 
34Danny FrisellaP6-0 195 L-R 1946-03-04 24San Francisco,California MLB1966-19761967-1976Junipero Serra (San Mateo,CA)Washington St
1966- 3-  49-NYN
 
11Wayne Garrett3B-2B5-11 183 L-R 1947-12-03 22Brooksville,Florida MLB1965-19781969-1978Sarasota (Sarasota,FL)
1965- 6- 104-MLB
 
17Rod GasparOF5-11 165 B-R 1946-04-03 24Long Beach,California MLB1969-19741969-1974Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)Long Beach St
1967- 2-  40-NYN
 
39Gary GentryP6-0 183 R-R 1946-10-06 23Phoenix,Arizona MLB1967-19751969-1975Camelback (Phoenix,AZ)Arizona St
1967- 3-  60-NYN
 
15Jerry GroteC5-10 190 R-R 1942-10-06 27San Antonio,Texas MLB1963-19851963-1981MacArthur (San Antonio,TX)Trinity U.
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
3Bud HarrelsonSS5-11 160 B-R 1944-06-06 26Niles,California MLB1963-19801965-1980Royal Sunset (Hayward,CA)San Francisco St
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
31Ron HerbelP6-1 195 R-R 1938-01-16 32Denver,Colorado MLB1963-19711963-1971Brighton (Brighton,CO)No.Colorado
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
21Cleon JonesOF6-0 200 R-L 1942-08-04 27Plateau,Alabama MLB1963-19761963-1976Mobile County Training (Mobile,AL)Alabama A&M U.
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
16Mike Jorgensen1B6-0 195 L-L 1948-08-16 21Passaic,New Jersey MLB1966-19851968-1985Francis Lewis (Queens,NY)
1966- 4-  61-NYN
 
34Cal KoonceP6-1 185 R-R 1940-11-18 29Fayetteville,North Carolina MLB1962-19711962-1971Hope Mills (Hope Mills,NC)Campbell U.
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
36Jerry KoosmanP6-2 208 R-L 1943-12-23 26Appleton,Minnesota MLB1965-19851967-1985West Central School of Agriculture (Morris,MN)Minnesota-Morris
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
7Ed Kranepool1B6-3 215 L-L 1944-11-08 25New York,New York MLB1962-19791962-1979James Monroe (Bronx,NY)
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
18Dave MarshallOF6-1 190 L-R 1943-01-14 27Artesia,California MLB1963-19731968-1973Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)
1963-   UDFA-ANA
 
17Ted Martinez2B6-0 165 R-R 1947-12-10 22Barahona,Dom Rep MLB1967-19801970-1979  
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
43Jim McAndrewP6-2 185 R-R 1944-01-11 26Lost Nation,Iowa MLB1965-19741968-1974Lost Nation Community (Lost Nation,IA)Iowa
1965-11- 206-NYN
 
45Tug McGrawP6-0 185 R-L 1944-08-30 25Martinez,California MLB1964-19901965-1984St. Patrick's-St. Vincent (Vallejo,CA)Solano CC
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
30Nolan RyanP6-2 195 R-R 1947-01-31 23Refugio,Texas MLB1965-19931966-1993Alvin (Alvin,TX)Alvin CC
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
33Ray SadeckiP5-11 180 L-L 1940-12-26 29Kansas City,Kansas MLB1958-19771960-1977Bishop Ward (Kansas City,KS)
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
41Tom SeaverP6-1 206 R-R 1944-11-17 25Fresno,California MLB1966-19861967-1986Fresno (Fresno,CA)USC
1966- 1-  19-ATL
 
24Art ShamskyOF-1B6-1 175 L-L 1941-10-14 28St. Louis,Missouri MLB1960-19721965-1972University City (University City,MO)Missouri
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
29Ken SingletonOF6-4 213 B-R 1947-06-10 23New York,New York MLB1967-19841970-1984Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon,NY)
1967- 1-   3-NYN
 
44Leroy StantonOF6-1 195 R-R 1946-04-10 24Latta,South Carolina MLB1965-19781970-1978  
1965-   UDFA-NYN
 
4Ron SwobodaOF6-2 205 R-R 1944-06-30 26Baltimore,Maryland MLB1964-19731965-1973Sparrows Point (Baltimore,MD)Maryland
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
42Ron TaylorP6-1 195 R-R 1937-12-13 32Toronto,Ontario MLB1962-19721962-1972North Toronto Collegiate Institute (Toronto,ON)
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
6Al Weis2B6-0 170 B-R 1938-04-02 32Franklin Square,New York MLB1962-19711962-1971  
1959-   UDFA-CHA
 
34 Players