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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:  -

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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
25Frank Thomas+of-3b2333-MLB156571691522333494214895840615.266.329.496824.359283633441996.1.263
4Charlie Neal+2b-ss3831-MLB136508591321491158285690019617.260.330.388718.322197579416654.2.293
18Felix Mantilla+2b-ss5427-MLB141466541281741159313751503711.275.330.399729.327186518360685.1.285
9Jim Hickman+of-1b5825UDFA: 1956MLB1403925496182134644479632739.245.328.401729.327157452319524.4.290
1Richie Ashburn+of5135-MLB1353896011973728127813902124.306.424.393817.376153473284777.3.325
7Elio Chacon+ss-2b5225-MLB11836849871032271277664133113.236.368.296664.315109449305443.9.281
2Marv Throneberry+1b-28-MLB1163572987113164913348304147.244.306.426732.321152396285464.4.271
10Rod Kanehl+2b-of-28-MLB133351528710242786233612307.248.296.322618.280113378280343.3.267
23Joe Christopher+of-26-MLB1192713666102632113354240314.244.338.362699.32198314216384.7.268
11Gene Woodling+of-39-MLB8119018528152400242213035.274.353.405758.33777218146305.6.283
16Sammy Taylor+c-29-MLB6815812354232000231721034.222.323.329652.29952186130204.1.227
17Choo Choo Coleman+c-24-MLB5515224387261724112412111.250.303.441744.32467166121224.8.260
8Chris Cannizzaro+c-24UDFA: 1956MLB59133932210911192611125.241.335.271606.28536156110122.8.294
14Gil Hodges+1b-38-MLB5412715321091700152701004.252.331.472803.3546014299205.3.253
6Cliff Cook+3b-of-25-MLB40112122661291043430010.232.275.357632.2834012087113.3.312
3Gus Bell+of-33-MLB3010181520160110700222.149.221.198419.200201159331.0.147
11Ed Bouchee+1b-29-MLB50877142031000181702012.161.302.287589.273251067682.8.162
38Roger Craig+p-32-MLB42761400020043310401.053.111.053164.08948577-7-2.6.093
15Al Jackson+p-26-MLB44735520020022700603.068.093.096189.08978177-6-2.2.109
47Jay Hook+p-25-MLB416961400050082400600.203.286.203489.23814836121.1.311
5Joe Pignatano+c-32-MLB275621320020021100003.232.259.268526.24015584621.4.289
17Don Zimmer+3b-2b-31-MLB14523410010131000001.077.127.096223.11155550-3-1.6.095
12Sammy Drake+3b-2b-27-MLB255221000070061201100.192.276.192468.22110594321.2.250
6Rick Herrscher+1b-3b-25-MLB355051130160051100000.220.291.340631.28817553953.7.263
5Hobie Landrith+c-32-MLB23456133017008300010.289.389.422811.36619543397.7.286
44Harry Chiti+c-29-MLB1541281000001810002.195.233.220452.2119433510.5.242
24Bob Miller+p-23UDFA: 1958MLB40412501000011700200.122.143.171314.14274438-2-1.1.208
20Craig Anderson+p-23-MLB50322300000011200300.094.121.094215.10433632-2-1.8.150
6Jim Marshall+1b-31-MLB17326111034003600000.344.400.6561056.458213521911.0.348
22Bob Moorhead+p-24-MLB38222100000051100100.045.222.045268.16512822-1-1.5.091
16Bobby Gene Smith+of-28-MLB822130102013200001.136.240.227467.2235252110.9.150
29John DeMerit+of-26-MLB1416330011002400000.187.278.375653.2966181323.5.182
35Ray Daviault+p-28-MLB3615010000001800000.067.125.067192.10111614-1-2.8.143
29Willard Hunter+p-28-MLB2713130000000700000.231.231.231462.209313100-0.4.500
19Ken MacKenzie+p-28-MLB4212010001000600100.083.083.083167.07511312-1-2.7.167
26Vinegar Bend Mizell+p-31-MLB178120000000200000.250.250.250500.22628601.3.333
26Galen Cisco+p-26-MLB47000000000100001.000.000.0000.000078-1-3.8.000
28,36Sherman Jones+p-27-MLB87030001000200000.429.429.429857.38837417.5.600
21Ed Kranepool+1b-17UDFA: 1962MLB36011000000100000.167.167.333500.21426502.3.200
12Joe Ginsberg+c-35-MLB25000000000100000.000.000.0000.000055--.000
26Herb Moford+p-33-MLB74010000000100000.250.250.250500.22614301.3.333
27Larry Foss+p-26-MLB51000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
36Bob Miller+p-26-MLB171000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
34Dave Hillman+p-34-MLB131000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (44 players)1605492617131816640139573594861699132295844122.240.318.361679--1981624244466514.268

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
38Roger Craig+2232-MLB10244.51423313083233.1261133117357011877 21.4210.071.352.704.550.59.3001.00
15Al Jackson+2126-MLB8204.40363312420231.1244132113167811895 01.399.490.623.034.590.66.3001.53
47Jay Hook+2425-MLB8194.84373413020213.2230137115317111398 01.419.691.312.994.760.63.2850.92
24Bob Miller+-23UDFA: 1958MLB1124.8933211070143.21469878206291126 11.459.151.253.885.700.68.2791.32
20Craig Anderson+4223-MLB3175.35501420204131.11501087818636285 01.6210.281.234.324.251.02.2881.41
22Bob Moorhead+-24-MLB024.5338700110105.1118695313426374 01.5210.081.113.595.380.67.3140.73
35Ray Daviault+-28-MLB156.223630014081.092645614485164 11.7310.221.565.335.670.94.3070.84
19Ken MacKenzie+-28-MLB544.954210016180.087474410345103 01.519.791.133.825.740.67.3090.64
29Willard Hunter+-28-MLB165.57276106063.06741399344031 01.609.571.294.865.710.85.2911.07
26Vinegar Bend Mizell+-31-MLB027.34172009038.048353110251531 01.9211.372.375.923.551.67.3090.63
28,36Sherman Jones+-27-MLB047.7183001023.1312220381132 11.6711.961.163.094.240.73.3460.68
-Bob Miller+-26-MLB227.081700012120.124161628810 01.5710.620.893.543.541.00--1.23
26Galen Cisco+-26-MLB113.2642100019.115770111310 01.346.980.005.126.050.85--1.25
34Dave Hillman+-34-MLB006.32131004115.221121158801 01.8512.062.874.604.601.00.3200.67
26Herb Moford+-33-MLB017.2070001015.021151231520 01.4712.601.800.603.000.20.3160.63
27Larry Foss+-26-MLB014.6351002011.2176627301 02.0613.111.545.402.312.33.3570.41
41Clem Labine+-35-MLB0011.253000304.056511200 01.5011.252.252.254.500.50.2671.60
Totals: (44 players)401205.04160160434117101,430157794880113957177271--51.359.931.213.594.860.74.316 

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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