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1962 New York Mets (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 40-120 .250
Rank: 10th in National League
Run Differential: 617-948 -331
Manager(s): Casey Stengel
General Manager: George Weiss
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Polo Grounds
Attendance: 922,530 12/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Cookie Lavagetto
Assistant Coach: Red Kress
Assistant Coach: Solly Hemus
Pitching Coach: Red Ruffing
Third Base Coach: Rogers Hornsby
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10362.624--
10263.6181.0
9864.6053.5
9368.5788.0
8676.53115.5
8478.51917.5
8180.50320.0
6496.40036.5
59103.36442.5
40120.25060.5
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1962 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11962-04-11L 4-11 @SLN
    21962-04-13L 3-4 PIT
    31962-04-14L 2-6 PIT
    41962-04-15L 2-7 PIT
    51962-04-17L 2-5 HOU
    61962-04-18L 5-15 SLN
    71962-04-19L 4-9 SLN
    81962-04-21L 4-8 @PIT
    91962-04-22L 3-4 @PIT
    101962-04-23W 9-1 @PIT
    111962-04-24L 3-7 @CIN
    121962-04-25L 1-7 @CIN
    131962-04-27L 9-11 PHI
    141962-04-28W 8-6 PHI
    151962-04-29W 8-0 PHI
    161962-04-29L 2-10 PHI
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    171962-05-01L 2-8 CIN
    181962-05-04L 5-6 @PHI
    191962-05-05L 1-2 @PHI
    201962-05-06W 7-5 @PHI
    211962-05-08W 3-1 @CHN
    221962-05-11L 5-8 MLN
    231962-05-12W 3-2 MLN
    241962-05-12W 8-7 MLN
    251962-05-13L 2-3 MLN
    261962-05-15W 6-5 CHN
    271962-05-16W 6-5 CHN
    281962-05-18L 2-5 @MLN
    291962-05-19W 6-5 @MLN
    301962-05-20W 7-6 @MLN
    311962-05-20W 9-6 @MLN
    321962-05-21L 2-3 @HOU
    331962-05-22L 2-3 @HOU
    341962-05-23L 1-3 @LAN
    351962-05-24L 2-4 @LAN
    361962-05-25L 8-17 @LAN
    371962-05-26L 6-7 @SFN
    381962-05-27L 1-7 @SFN
    391962-05-27L 5-6 @SFN
    401962-05-30L 6-13 LAN
    411962-05-30L 5-6 LAN
    421962-05-31L 3-6 LAN
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    431962-06-01L 6-9 SFN
    441962-06-02L 1-10 SFN
    451962-06-02L 4-6 SFN
    461962-06-03L 1-6 SFN
    471962-06-06L 0-2 @PHI
    481962-06-06L 1-2 @PHI
    491962-06-08W 4-3 @CHN
    501962-06-08L 2-3 @CHN
    511962-06-09W 11-6 @CHN
    521962-06-10W 2-1 @CHN
    531962-06-10L 4-5 @CHN
    541962-06-11W 3-1 @HOU
    551962-06-12L 2-3 @HOU
    561962-06-14L 2-10 @HOU
    571962-06-15L 1-5 CHN
    581962-06-16L 3-6 CHN
    591962-06-17L 7-8 CHN
    601962-06-17L 3-4 CHN
    611962-06-18L 1-7 MLN
    621962-06-19W 6-5 MLN
    631962-06-20L 4-9 MLN
    641962-06-20L 2-3 MLN
    651962-06-22W 2-0 HOU
    661962-06-22L 3-16 HOU
    671962-06-23W 13-2 HOU
    681962-06-25L 3-13 @PIT
    691962-06-26L 2-5 @PIT
    701962-06-27L 5-6 @PIT
    711962-06-28L 4-5 @LAN
    721962-06-29W 10-4 @LAN
    731962-06-30L 0-5 @LAN
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    741962-07-01L 1-5 @LAN
    751962-07-02W 8-5 @SFN
    761962-07-03L 1-10 @SFN
    771962-07-04L 4-11 @SFN
    781962-07-04L 3-10 @SFN
    791962-07-06W 10-3 SLN
    801962-07-07W 5-4 SLN
    811962-07-07L 2-3 SLN
    821962-07-08L 1-15 SLN
    831962-07-12L 0-3 LAN
    841962-07-13L 4-5 LAN
    851962-07-14L 3-17 LAN
    861962-07-15W 5-3 SFN
    871962-07-15L 8-9 SFN
    881962-07-16L 2-3 SFN
    891962-07-19L 1-5 PIT
    901962-07-19L 6-7 PIT
    911962-07-20L 1-3 @CIN
    921962-07-21L 3-5 @CIN
    931962-07-22L 4-11 @CIN
    941962-07-22L 3-4 @CIN
    951962-07-24L 4-5 @MLN
    961962-07-25L 5-11 @MLN
    971962-07-26L 1-6 @MLN
    981962-07-27W 1-0 @SLN
    991962-07-27L 5-6 @SLN
    1001962-07-28W 9-8 @SLN
    1011962-07-29L 5-6 @SLN
    1021962-07-29L 1-5 @SLN
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1031962-08-01L 9-11 PHI
    1041962-08-02L 4-9 PHI
    1051962-08-03L 6-8 CIN
    1061962-08-04W 9-1 CIN
    1071962-08-04W 3-2 CIN
    1081962-08-05W 5-2 CIN
    1091962-08-05L 3-6 CIN
    1101962-08-06L 1-2 @LAN
    1111962-08-07L 5-7 @LAN
    1121962-08-08W 5-2 @SFN
    1131962-08-09L 1-7 @SFN
    1141962-08-10L 4-8 @CIN
    1151962-08-11L 1-2 @CIN
    1161962-08-12L 4-8 @CIN
    1171962-08-14L 1-3 PHI
    1181962-08-15L 3-9 PHI
    1191962-08-15L 7-8 PHI
    1201962-08-18L 4-7 SLN
    1211962-08-18L 0-10 SLN
    1221962-08-19L 5-10 SLN
    1231962-08-20L 0-2 PIT
    1241962-08-20L 3-6 PIT
    1251962-08-21L 6-8 PIT
    1261962-08-21W 5-4 PIT
    1271962-08-22W 5-4 SFN
    1281962-08-23L 1-2 SFN
    1291962-08-24W 6-3 LAN
    1301962-08-25L 2-8 LAN
    1311962-08-26L 5-16 LAN
    1321962-08-28W 2-0 @PHI
    1331962-08-28L 1-10 @PHI
    1341962-08-29L 2-3 @PHI
    1351962-08-30L 7-8 @PHI
    1361962-08-31L 2-4 @SLN
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1371962-09-01L 5-10 @SLN
    1381962-09-02W 4-3 @SLN
    1391962-09-03L 0-2 @PIT
    1401962-09-03L 4-5 @PIT
    1411962-09-04L 1-5 @PIT
    1421962-09-07L 2-4 @HOU
    1431962-09-08L 3-4 @HOU
    1441962-09-08L 5-6 @HOU
    1451962-09-09L 7-7 @HOU
    1461962-09-10L 2-5 MLN
    1471962-09-14W 10-9 CIN
    1481962-09-15L 6-9 CIN
    1491962-09-16W 8-2 CIN
    1501962-09-18L 2-6 HOU
    1511962-09-18L 6-8 HOU
    1521962-09-20L 2-7 HOU
    1531962-09-20L 4-5 HOU
    1541962-09-21W 4-1 CHN
    1551962-09-22L 2-9 CHN
    1561962-09-23W 2-1 CHN
    1571962-09-25L 3-7 @MLN
    1581962-09-26L 3-6 @MLN
    1591962-09-28L 2-3 @CHN
    1601962-09-29W 2-1 @CHN
    1611962-09-30L 1-5 @CHN
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    40-121
    Chris Cannizzaro 42
    Sammy Taylor 42
    Choo Choo Coleman 37
    Joe Pignatano 15
    Hobie Landrith 12
    Harry Chiti 11
    Joe Ginsberg 2
    Marv Throneberry 89
    Gil Hodges 30
    Ed Bouchee 18
    Frank Thomas 9
    Rick Herrscher 9
    Jim Marshall 4
    Rod Kanehl 1
    Ed Kranepool 1
    Charlie Neal 84
    Rod Kanehl 59
    Felix Mantilla 9
    Sammy Drake 7
    Elio Chacon 1
    Richie Ashburn 1
    Felix Mantilla 88
    Cliff Cook 16
    Don Zimmer 14
    Rod Kanehl 14
    Charlie Neal 12
    Frank Thomas 10
    Sammy Drake 4
    Rick Herrscher 3
    Elio Chacon 106
    Charlie Neal 37
    Felix Mantilla 17
    Rick Herrscher 1
    Frank Thomas 126
    Gene Woodling 26
    Richie Ashburn 6
    Joe Christopher 3
    Jim Hickman 78
    Richie Ashburn 47
    Joe Christopher 26
    Rod Kanehl 6
    John DeMerit 2
    Bobby Smith 2
    Joe Christopher 40
    Richie Ashburn 38
    Jim Hickman 28
    Gus Bell 24
    Gene Woodling 15
    Cliff Cook 8
    Bobby Smith 3
    John DeMerit 3
    Jim Marshall 1
    Rod Kanehl 1


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