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1962 NEW YORK METS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  New York,NY
Team Record:  40-120   .250
Result:   10th in National League
Manager(s):  Casey Stengel
General Manager:   George Weiss
Stadium:  Polo Grounds
Attendance:  922,530
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gene Woodling (39)
Youngest Player:  Ed Kranepool (17)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Frank Thomas (23)
Top Pitcher:  Al Jackson (21)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
SF Giants10362.624--
LA Dodgers10263.6181.0
Cincinnati9864.6053.5
Pittsburgh9368.5788.0
Milwaukee8676.53115.5
St. Louis8478.51917.5
Philadelphia8180.50320.0
Houston6496.40036.5
Chi Cubs59103.36442.5
NY Mets40120.25060.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
25Frank Thomasof-3b2333-MLB156571691522333494214895840615.266.329.4960283633441996.1.263
4Charlie Neal2b-ss3831-MLB136508591321491158285690019617.260.330.3880197579416654.2.293
18Felix Mantilla2b-ss5427-MLB141466541281741159313751503711.275.330.3990186518360685.1.285
9Jim Hickmanof-1b5825UDFA: 1956MLB1403925496182134644479632739.245.328.4010157452319524.4.290
1Richie Ashburnof5135-MLB1353896011973728127813902124.306.424.3930153473284777.3.325
7Elio Chaconss-2b5225-MLB11836849871032271277664133113.236.368.2960109449305443.9.281
2Marv Throneberry1b-28-MLB1163572987113164913348304147.244.306.4260152396285464.4.271
10Rod Kanehl2b-of-28-MLB133351528710242786233612307.248.296.3220113378280343.3.267
23Joe Christopherof-26-MLB1192713666102632113354240314.244.338.362098314216384.7.268
11Gene Woodlingof-39-MLB8119018528152400242213035.274.353.405077218146305.6.283
16Sammy Taylorc-29-MLB6815812354232000231721034.222.323.329052186130204.1.227
17Choo Choo Colemanc-24-MLB5515224387261724112412111.250.303.441067166121224.8.260
8Chris Cannizzaroc-24UDFA: 1956MLB59133932210911192611125.241.335.271036156110122.8.294
14Gil Hodges1b-38-MLB5412715321091700152701004.252.331.47206014299205.3.253
6Cliff Cook3b-of-25-MLB40112122661291043430010.232.275.35704012087113.3.312
3Gus Bellof-33-MLB3010181520160110700222.149.221.1980201159331.0.147
11Ed Bouchee1b-29-MLB50877142031000181702012.161.302.2870251067682.8.162
38Roger Craigp-32-MLB42761400020043310401.053.111.053048577-7-2.6.093
15Al Jacksonp-26-MLB44735520020022700603.068.093.096078177-6-2.2.109
47Jay Hookp-25-MLB416961400050082400600.203.286.203014836121.1.311
5Joe Pignatanoc-32-MLB275621320020021100003.232.259.268015584621.4.289
12Sammy Drake3b-2b-27-MLB255221000070061201100.192.276.192010594321.2.250
17Don Zimmer3b-2b-31-MLB14523410010131000001.077.127.096055550-3-1.6.095
6Rick Herrscher1b-3b-25-MLB355051130160051100000.220.291.340017553953.7.263
5Hobie Landrithc-32-MLB23456133017008300010.289.389.422019543397.7.286
44Harry Chitic-29-MLB1541281000001810002.195.233.22009433510.5.242
24Bob Millerp-23UDFA: 1958MLB40412501000011700200.122.143.171074438-2-1.1.208
6Jim Marshall1b-31-MLB17326111034003600000.344.400.6561000213521911.0.348
20Craig Andersonp-23-MLB50322300000011200300.094.121.094033632-2-1.8.150
22Bob Moorheadp-24-MLB38222100000051100100.045.222.045012822-1-1.5.091
16Bobby Gene Smithof-28-MLB822130102013200001.136.240.22705252110.9.150
29John DeMeritof-26-MLB1416330011002400000.187.278.37506181323.5.182
35Ray Daviaultp-28-MLB3615010000001800000.067.125.067011614-1-2.8.143
29Willard Hunterp-28-MLB2713130000000700000.231.231.2310313100-0.4.500
19Ken MacKenziep-28-MLB4212010001000600100.083.083.083011312-1-2.7.167
26Vinegar Bend Mizellp-31-MLB178120000000200000.250.250.250028601.3.333
26Galen Ciscop-26-MLB47000000000100001.000.000.0000078-1-3.8.000
28,36Sherman Jonesp-27-MLB87030001000200000.429.429.429037417.5.600
21Ed Kranepool1b-17UDFA: 1962MLB36011000000100000.167.167.333026502.3.200
12Joe Ginsbergc-35-MLB25000000000100000.000.000.0000055--.000
26Herb Mofordp-33-MLB74010000000100000.250.250.250014301.3.333
27Larry Fossp-26-MLB51000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
36Bob Millerp-26-MLB171000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
34Dave Hillmanp-34-MLB131000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (44 players)1605492617131816640139573594861699132295844122.240.318.3616791981624244466514.268

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
38Roger Craig2232-MLB10244.51423313083233.12611331173570118721.4210.071.352.704.550.59.3001.00
15Al Jackson2126-MLB8204.40363312420231.12441321131678118901.399.490.623.034.590.66.3001.53
47Jay Hook2425-MLB8194.84373413020213.22301371153171113901.419.691.312.994.760.63.2850.92
24Bob Miller-23UDFA: 1958MLB1124.8933211070143.214698782062911211.459.151.253.885.700.68.2791.32
20Craig Anderson4223-MLB3175.35501420204131.115010878186362801.6210.281.234.324.251.02.2881.41
22Bob Moorhead-24-MLB024.5338700110105.11186953134263701.5210.081.113.595.380.67.3140.73
35Ray Daviault-28-MLB156.223630014081.0926456144851611.7310.221.565.335.670.94.3070.84
19Ken MacKenzie-28-MLB544.954210016180.0874744103451001.519.791.133.825.740.67.3090.64
29Willard Hunter-28-MLB165.57276106063.067413993440301.609.571.294.865.710.85.2911.07
26Vinegar Bend Mizell-31-MLB027.34172009038.0483531102515301.9211.372.375.923.551.67.3090.63
28,36Sherman Jones-27-MLB047.7183001023.13122203811311.6711.961.163.094.240.73.3460.68
-Bob Miller-26-MLB227.081700012120.1241616288101.5710.620.893.543.541.00--1.23
26Galen Cisco-26-MLB113.2642100019.1157701113101.346.980.005.126.050.85--1.25
34Dave Hillman-34-MLB006.32131004115.2211211588001.8512.062.874.604.601.00.3200.67
26Herb Moford-33-MLB017.2070001015.0211512315201.4712.601.800.603.000.20.3160.63
27Larry Foss-26-MLB014.6351002011.21766273002.0613.111.545.402.312.33.3570.41
41Clem Labine-35-MLB0011.253000304.0565112001.5011.252.252.254.500.50.2671.60
Totals: (44 players)401205.04160160434117101,43015779488011395717727151.359.931.213.594.860.74.316 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Chris CannizzaroC562183473.9730.00 
Sammy TaylorC502022523.9910.00 
Choo Choo ColemanC441872212.9950.00 
Joe PignatanoC251001012.9910.00 
Hobie LandrithC2187330.9680.00 
Harry ChitiC1462421.9710.00 
Joe GinsbergC292011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Marv Throneberry1B97785771787.9810.00 
Gil Hodges1B4731532523.9860.00 
Ed Bouchee1B1913723416.9760.00 
Frank Thomas1B1188317.9890.00 
Rick Herrscher1B10758091.0000.00 
Jim Marshall1B5474061.0000.00 
Rod Kanehl1B316210.9470.00 
Ed Kranepool1B393001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Charlie Neal2B851872401354.9700.00 
Rod Kanehl2B621831872253.9440.00 
Felix Mantilla2B14352424.9670.00 
Sammy Drake2B10212116.9770.00 
Richie Ashburn2B25411.9000.00 
Elio Chacon2B221001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Felix Mantilla3B95761791422.9480.00 
Rod Kanehl3B30154084.8730.00 
Cliff Cook3B16142152.8750.00 
Don Zimmer3B14123723.9610.00 
Charlie Neal3B1263131.9250.00 
Frank Thomas3B1071941.8670.00 
Sammy Drake3B63510.8890.00 
Rick Herrscher3B63721.8330.00 
Elio Chacon3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Elio ChaconSS1102043322264.9610.00 
Charlie NealSS39631181230.9380.00 
Felix MantillaSS252848410.9500.00 
Rick HerrscherSS334011.0000.00 
Rod KanehlSS20000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frank ThomasOF1262161490.9620.00 
Jim HickmanOF124265780.9710.00 
Richie AshburnOF97187951.9750.00 
Joe ChristopherOF94133544.9720.00 
Gene WoodlingOF4868010.9860.00 
Gus BellOF2640713.9790.00 
Rod KanehlOF2021110.9570.00 
Cliff CookOF1011010.9170.00 
John DeMeritOF940001.0000.00 
Bobby Gene SmithOF6120001.0000.00 
Rick HerrscherOF420001.0000.00 
Chris CannizzaroOF110001.0000.00 
Jim MarshallOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Craig AndersonP5013183623.9573.02 
Roger CraigP42233235444.9512.97 
Ken MacKenzieP428031623.9052.14 
Bob MoorheadP3810572844.8973.00 
Jay HookP37213223132.9462.24 
Ray DaviaultP368196001.0001.67 
Al JacksonP36231215921.9763.12 
Bob MillerP33143143223.9582.89 
Bob MillerP33143143223.9582.89 
Bob MillerP33143143223.9582.89 
Bob MillerP33143143223.9582.89 
Willard HunterP27635610.9171.57 
Bob MillerP172023011.0002.24 
Vinegar Bend MizellP173814001.0001.18 
Dave HillmanP131523001.0002.96 
Sherman JonesP82335001.0003.12 
Herb MofordP71521001.0001.80 
Larry FossP51121001.0002.41 
Galen CiscoP41922001.0001.88 
Clem LabineP3402001.0004.50 


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