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1968 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 73-89 .451
Rank: 9th in National League
Run Differential: 473-499 -26
Roster Continuity 58.54% 20/20
Manager(s): Gil Hodges
General Manager: Johnny Murphy
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,781,657 4/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Tim Foli (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Yogi Berra
Bullpen Coach: Joe Pignatano
Pitching Coach: Rube Walker
Third Base Coach: Eddie Yost

#1 Draft Picks

Les Rohr (#2)
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8874.5439.0
8478.51913.0
8379.51214.0
8181.50016.0
8082.49417.0
7686.46921.0
7686.46921.0
7389.45124.0
7290.44425.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
21Cleon JonesOF25   50963151
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4
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14
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552312319853438.297.341.452793.155.238.3433.1636.4230552
4Ron SwobodaOF24   45046109
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6
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11
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598152113411114.242.325.373698.131.262.3002.1740.9168508
15Jerry GroteC25   40429114
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18
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03
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31154481311306.282.357.349706.067.166.3471.84134.7141454
3Bud HarrelsonSS24   4023888
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7
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3
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01445296812413.219.273.251524.032.102.2632.34--101437
7Ed Kranepool1B23   3732986
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13
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1
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3
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20031939251016.231.271.295566.064.107.2502.05124.3110405
5Ed Charles3B35   36941102
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11
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1
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15
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5354285724647.276.328.434762.157.236.2892.0424.6160409
20Tommie AgeeOF25   3683080
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171381510343318.217.255.307562.090.144.2876.8773.6113391
24Art ShamskyOF26   3453082
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4
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12
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4810215876446.238.292.406698.168.232.2512.7628.8140381
12Ken Boswell2B22   2843774
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1172162710326.261.300.342642.081.155.2751.6971.097306
6Al WeisSS30   2741547
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1431216323223.172.234.204438.033.117.2173.00274.056301
2Phil Linz2B29   2581954
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001710104120327.209.243.236479.027.070.2474.10--61275
9J.C. MartinC31   2442055
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3100213153324.225.298.316614.090.176.2451.4881.377275
1Jerry Buchek3B26   192835
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1111105335208.182.234.219453.036.089.2465.30192.042207
25Larry StahlOF27   1831543
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1030213801101.235.314.344658.109.240.2821.8161.063205
16Kevin Collins3B21   1541231
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130173702522.201.233.279512.078.117.2545.29154.043168
17Don BoschOF25   1111419
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03
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70293301112.171.231.261492.090.153.2113.6737.029122
10Greg Goossen1B22   106422
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00600102120104.208.288.274562.066.160.2592.10--29119
41Tom SeaverP23   95515
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0030034400300.158.184.179363.021.053.29414.67--17101
36Jerry KoosmanP24   9137
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40036200301.077.106.121227.044.077.21420.6791.01197
27Don CardwellP32   6133
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001
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40003400303.049.049.098147.049.049.077--61.0664
39Dick SelmaP24   58412
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0011002000401.207.207.241448.034.052.316----1462
30Nolan RyanP21   4425
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00020022900100.114.152.114266.000.045.33314.50--547
38Al JacksonP32   2827
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002000900111.250.241.286527.036.036.350----830
23Bob HeiseSS21   2335
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0001001100101.217.250.217467.000.043.2271.00--525
43Jim McAndrewP24   2211
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00000011500200.045.087.045132.000.045.14315.00--125
10Mike Jorgensen1B19   1402
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000000400000.143.143.214357.071.071.200----314
34Cal KoonceP27   14000000002800001.000.125.000125.000.143.0004.00--016
29Danny FrisellaP22   1201
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0000100700001.083.083.083166.000.083.200----112
42Ron TaylorP30   9000000000600000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----09
10Duffy DyerC22   301
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0000001100000.333.500.333833.000.333.5001.00--14
40Bill ShortP30   2000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
33,45Bill ConnorsP26   101
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00000010001001.0001.0001.0002000.0001.0001.0000.00--13
31Les RohrP22   0000000001000000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
Batting Totals19935503473125217830814347245379120343507527104.228.276.315591.087.161.2763.1767.917335984
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
41Tom Seaver23   16122.20363514511277.2224736815482058180.987.250.491.556.644.27
36Jerry Koosman24   19122.08353417700263.2221726116691788081.107.530.552.356.072.58
27Don Cardwell32   7132.9529255111179.215669599508271101.147.800.452.504.101.64
39Dick Selma24   9102.7533234330169.2148635211541177051.197.840.582.866.192.17
30Nolan Ryan21   693.0921183010134.093504612751337041.256.250.815.048.931.77
34Cal Koonce27   642.4155200311197.0802726432504011.157.420.372.974.641.56
38Al Jackson32   373.68259007392.2884238517590021.138.520.481.655.713.47
43Jim McAndrew24   472.281212210079.0662020517464041.057.520.571.945.242.71
42Ron Taylor30   152.6958000441376.2642423418490011.067.480.472.105.732.72
29Danny Frisella22   243.881940010250.2532322517474001.379.350.883.008.292.76
40Bill Short30   034.803400013130.1241716014245011.277.200.004.207.201.71
33,45Bill Connors26   019.0090003014.02114140781012.0013.500.004.505.141.14
35Don Shaw24   000.7570003012.131115113000.672.250.753.758.252.20
31Les Rohr22   024.502100106.09430751102.6713.500.0010.507.500.71
Batting Totals73892.7237516345171183214831250499449874301014593451.137.590.532.616.152.36
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jerry GroteC1157546058.9940.00
J.C. MartinC533342424.9940.00
Duffy DyerC180001.0000.00
Greg GoossenC17110.8890.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ed Kranepool1B11392175676.9940.00
Greg Goossen1B3123023218.9920.00
Art Shamsky1B17111626.9830.00
J.C. Martin1B14124747.9700.00
Larry Stahl1B9453031.0000.00
Mike Jorgensen1B4321031.0000.00
Ed Charles1B2101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Phil Linz2B711361621036.9680.00
Ken Boswell2B691542031337.9650.00
Al Weis2B294262215.9810.00
Jerry Buchek2B121920041.0000.00
Kevin Collins2B68712.9370.00
Bob Heise2B101011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ed Charles3B106692001319.9540.00
Kevin Collins3B40285747.9550.00
Jerry Buchek3B37307077.9350.00
Al Weis3B202001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bud HarrelsonSS1061993171558.9720.00
Al WeisSS59961801228.9580.00
Bob HeiseSS66714.9290.00
Kevin CollinsSS110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Cleon JonesOF139226790.9630.00
Tommie AgeeOF127216652.9780.00
Ron SwobodaOF1252171464.9750.00
Art ShamskyOF82128612.9930.00
Larry StahlOF47110521.9830.00
Don BoschOF3373321.9740.00
Jerry BuchekOF981001.0000.00
Ed KranepoolOF230001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron TaylorP587691411.9582.72
Cal KoonceP55971311001.0002.23
Tom SeaverP36277214814.9862.24
Jerry KoosmanP35263542021.0001.61
Bill ShortP343029001.0003.29
Dick SelmaP33169123510.9792.50
Don CardwellP29179163911.9822.76
Al JacksonP2592717011.0002.34
Nolan RyanP2113451140.8001.07
Danny FrisellaP195038001.0001.97
Jim McAndrewP127988021.0001.82
Bill ConnorsP91432001.0003.21
Don ShawP71212001.0002.23
Les RohrP2601001.0001.50


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