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1966 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 66-95 .410
Rank: 9th in National League
Run Differential: 587-761 -174
Roster Continuity 54.51% 20/20
Manager(s): Wes Westrum
General Manager: George Weiss (1966-09-30), Bing Devine
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,932,693 2/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Steve Chilcott (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Whitey Herzog
Assistant Coach: Yogi Berra
Assistant Coach: Sheriff Robinson
Pitching Coach: Harvey Haddix

#1 Draft Picks

National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9368.5781.5
9270.5683.0
8775.5378.0
8577.52510.0
8379.51212.0
7684.47518.0
7290.44423.0
6695.41028.5
59103.36436.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Ken Boyer3B35   49662132
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61433064051715.266.304.415719.149.212.2782.1335.4206534
21Cleon JonesOF23   49574136
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571683062325413.275.318.372690.097.174.2982.0761.9184537
33Ron Hunt2B25   47963138
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33810413411210210.288.356.355711.067.148.3040.83159.7170543
7Ed Kranepool1B21   46451118
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5711416639045.254.316.399715.144.233.2641.6129.0185512
1Eddie BressoudSS34   4054891
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492247107147411.225.304.360664.136.252.2772.2840.5146464
4Ron SwobodaOF22   3423476
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5042317654219.222.296.342638.120.216.2632.4542.8117381
18Al LuplowOF27   3343184
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31263846232110.251.331.347678.096.198.2731.2147.7116377
15Jerry GroteC23   3172675
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3143408138319.237.327.315642.079.208.3082.03105.7100364
2Chuck Hiller2B31   2542571
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1400152250102.280.332.350682.071.130.3001.47127.089275
11Roy McMillanSS36   2202447
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1211202523314.214.284.277561.064.155.2361.25220.061246
17Larry ElliotOF28   1992449
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3201174601003.246.306.412718.166.246.2972.7139.882216
24Johnny LewisOF26   1662132
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2020214300011.193.282.331613.139.277.2272.0533.255188
6,27Jim HickmanOF29   1601538
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1621133410004.238.299.356655.119.206.2792.6240.057174
12John StephensonC25   1431728
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110082820007.196.248.238486.042.098.2373.50143.034153
23Billy MurphyOF22   1351531
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131273410213.230.271.341612.111.156.2834.8645.046146
19Hawk TaylorC27   109519
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120131910006.174.204.275479.101.119.1846.3336.330113
3Bud HarrelsonSS22   992022
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0473132301101.222.313.323636.101.273.2891.77--32113
17Dick Stuart1B33   87719
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130192602005.218.292.356648.138.230.2632.8921.83196
22Jack FisherP27   6726
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0000072600600.090.176.119295.030.134.1463.71--880
30Dennis RibantP24   61312
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0050011100401.197.210.213423.016.033.24011.00--1366
26Bob ShawP33   50113
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00020041500510.260.309.260569.000.080.3613.75--1360
29Rob GardnerP21   4117
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0010001200100.171.171.195366.024.024.241----842
32Jack HamiltonP27   3825
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00000011300101.132.154.132286.000.026.20013.00--540
16Danny NapoleonOF24   3327
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0000111000001.212.235.273508.061.061.30410.00--934
10Greg GoossenC20   3216
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50011110003.188.235.344579.156.188.25011.0032.01134
20Bob FriendP35   2911
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00010001700500.034.034.03468.000.000.083----134
45Tug McGrawP21   1734
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0000001100201.235.278.235513.000.059.2501.00--420
20Choo Choo ColemanC28   1623
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0000000400000.188.188.188376.000.000.250----316
28Bill HeplerP20   1403
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0000000700100.214.214.214428.000.000.429----315
39Dick SelmaP22   1411
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01002710110.071.222.214436.143.286.1253.50--319
5Shaun FitzmauriceOF23   1322
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0000102600000.154.267.154421.000.231.2863.00--215
34Gerry ArrigoP25   1025
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003002100000.500.583.7001283.200.400.5560.50--712
31Larry BearnarthP24   911
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000000300001.111.111.222333.111.111.167----29
38Ralph TerryP30   601
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0000000300000.167.167.167334.000.000.333----16
6Lou Klimchock26   5000000000300001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
40,43Dick RusteckP24   5000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
43,45Darrell SutherlandP24   312
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0000000100000.667.667.6671334.000.0001.000----23
35Larry MillerP29   201
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0000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
38Dave EilersP29   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
41Gordie RichardsonP27   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals2157537158712861873598534554644699242446329127.239.296.342638.103.187.2762.2254.818375909
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22Jack Fisher27   11143.68383310240230.022910894265412712081.238.961.022.114.972.35
30Dennis Ribant24   1193.21392610163188.118478672040846011.198.810.961.914.022.10
26Bob Shaw33   11103.9126257200167.2171857312421048271.279.160.642.255.572.48
32Jack Hamilton27   6133.935713312913148.2138896513889318051.528.340.795.325.621.06
29Rob Gardner21   485.1041173051133.214782761564748031.579.871.014.304.971.16
20Bob Friend35   584.402212218186.010152421116300101.3610.571.151.673.141.88
39Dick Selma22   464.22307007180.28447381139584031.529.331.224.336.441.49
28Bill Hepler20   333.523730013069.0713027351259031.779.260.396.653.260.49
45Tug McGraw21   295.371512100062.17238371125344001.5610.451.603.634.941.36
31Larry Bearnarth24   234.422910012054.25931271120272011.449.651.803.274.421.35
43,45Darrell Sutherland24   204.91310009144.1602524625231021.9312.271.235.114.700.92
34Gerry Arrigo25   333.77175005043.1472018516281001.479.841.053.355.861.75
38Dave Eilers29   114.632300012034.239181877140011.3110.031.801.803.602.00
38Ralph Terry30   014.68111006124.2271413111140001.529.720.363.965.041.27
40,43Dick Rusteck24   123.0083113024.0241081890001.339.000.383.003.381.13
41Gordie Richardson27   029.00151002118.224191976152001.5811.373.322.847.112.50
35Larry Miller29   027.884100108.19773470001.6310.133.384.507.881.75
27Dallas Green31   005.404000205.06332210001.6010.803.603.601.800.50
34Nolan Ryan19   0115.002100003.05551361002.6715.003.009.0018.002.00
Batting Totals66954.174491613781242214271497761661166521773763341.419.441.053.294.881.48
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jerry GroteC11551655117.9810.00
John StephensonC521873064.9730.00
Hawk TaylorC298013031.0000.00
Greg GoossenC11293001.0000.00
Choo Choo ColemanC524210.9630.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ed Kranepool1B13211618510100.9920.00
Dick Stuart1B2321613620.9740.00
Jim Hickman1B1712012114.9920.00
Hawk Taylor1B1360537.9560.00
Eddie Bressoud1B942613.9800.00
Ken Boyer1B2122011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron Hunt2B1232953842181.9700.00
Chuck Hiller2B4585123431.9810.00
Eddie Bressoud2B7161713.9710.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ken Boyer3B1301132922133.9510.00
Eddie Bressoud3B32206859.9460.00
Chuck Hiller3B1493011.9750.00
Jerry Grote3B230011.0000.00
Ron Hunt3B102001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie BressoudSS941352521652.9600.00
Roy McMillanSS71112203835.9750.00
Bud HarrelsonSS295291126.9930.00
Ron HuntSS102001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Cleon JonesOF1292751062.9790.00
Al LuplowOF101147421.9870.00
Ron SwobodaOF97145720.9870.00
Billy MurphyOF5757631.9550.00
Larry ElliotOF54731080.9120.00
Johnny LewisOF4977211.9870.00
Jim HickmanOF4563512.9860.00
Ed KranepoolOF1119120.9090.00
Danny NapoleonOF1012110.9290.00
Chuck HillerOF9160001.0000.00
Shaun FitzmauriceOF591001.0000.00
John StephensonOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jack HamiltonP57148162522.9532.49
Rob GardnerP4113342411.9661.89
Dennis RibantP39188123421.9582.20
Jack FisherP38230264533.9592.78
Bill HeplerP376931120.8751.83
Darrell SutherlandP3144411011.0003.06
Dick SelmaP308042011.9602.69
Larry BearnarthP2954414001.0002.99
Bob ShawP261671128031.0002.10
Dave EilersP233428011.0002.63
Bob FriendP22864930.8121.36
Gerry ArrigoP17434812.9232.51
Tug McGrawP156239001.0001.74
Gordie RichardsonP151822001.0001.98
Ralph TerryP112404001.0001.49
Dick RusteckP8241410.8331.88
Dallas GreenP4502001.0003.60
Larry MillerP480000.0000.00
Nolan RyanP2310001.0003.00


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