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1968 NEW YORK METS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  73-89   .451
Result:   9th in National League
Manager(s):  Gil Hodges
General Manager:   Johnny Murphy
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  1,781,657
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ed Charles (35)
Youngest Player:  Mike Jorgensen (19)
Longest Tenure:  Ed Kranepool (7)
Top Hitter:  Cleon Jones (22)
Top Pitcher:  Tom Seaver (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Tim Foli (#1)

Roster Continuity:  58.54%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
St. Louis9765.599--
SF Giants8874.5439.0
Chi Cubs8478.51913.0
Cincinnati8379.51214.0
Atlanta8181.50016.0
Pittsburgh8082.49417.0
LA Dodgers7686.46921.0
Philadelphia7686.46921.0
NY Mets7389.45124.0
Houston7290.44425.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
21Cleon Jonesof2225UDFA: 1963MLB1475096315129414552312319853438.297.341.4520230552385815.7.342
4Ron Swobodaof3724UDFA: 1964MLB1324504610914611598152113411114.242.325.3730168508358534.0.300
15Jerry Grotec7125UDFA: 1962MLB12440429114180331154481311306.282.357.3490141454304504.4.347
3Bud Harrelsonss-24UDFA: 1963MLB11140238887301445296812413.219.273.2510101437327242.0.263
7Ed Kranepool1b6023UDFA: 1962MLB1273732986131320031939251016.231.271.2950110405307302.6.250
5Ed Charles3b7535-MLB11736941102111155354285724647.276.328.4340160409288555.1.289
20Tommie Ageeof4325UDFA: 1961MLB13236830801235171381510343318.217.255.3070113391308201.8.287
24Art Shamskyof-1b4526UDFA: 1960MLB1163453082144124810215876446.238.292.4060140381277444.3.251
12Ken Boswell2b-221965-4-66MLB7528437747241172162710326.261.300.342097306223323.8.275
6Al Weis2b-ss-30-MLB9027415476011431216323223.172.234.20405630123570.8.217
2Phil Linzss-2b-29-MLB7825819547001710104120327.209.243.236061275216101.3.247
9J.C. Martinc8231UDFA: 1956MLB7824420559233100213153324.225.298.316077275198253.4.245
1Jerry Buchek2b-3b-26-MLB731928354011111105335208.182.234.21904220716820.3.246
25Larry Stahlof-27UDFA: 1960MLB5318315437231030213801101.235.314.344063205142224.1.282
16Kevin Collins3b-2b-21-MLB581541231521130173702522.201.233.27904316813371.5.254
17Don Boschof-25-MLB50111141910370293301112.171.231.2610291229830.8.211
10Greg Goossen1b-c-22-MLB38106422700600102120104.208.288.2740291198982.3.259
41Tom Seaverp-231966-1-19MLB389551520030034400300.158.184.17901710183-3-0.9.294
36Jerry Koosmanp-24UDFA: 1964MLB35913710140036200301.077.106.1210119788-9-2.8.214
27Don Cardwellp-32-MLB30613300140003400303.049.049.098066464--.077
39Dick Selmap-24UDFA: 1963MLB395841220011002000401.207.207.241014625110.4.316
30Nolan Ryanp-211965-12-226MLB21442500020022900100.114.152.114054740-4-2.5.333
38Al Jacksonp-32-MLB2728271002000900111.250.241.28608302411.1.350
23Bob Heisess-2b-21UDFA: 1966MLB623350001001100101.217.250.21705252011.2.227
43Jim McAndrewp-241965-11-206MLB12221100000011500200.045.087.045012523-3-3.3.143
34Cal Kooncep-27-MLB5514000000002800001.000.125.000001615-2-3.6.000
10Mike Jorgensen1b-of-191966-4-61MLB814021000000400000.143.143.2140314120-0.2.200
29Danny Frisellap-221966-3-49MLB1912010000100700001.083.083.083011212--.200
42Ron Taylorp-30-MLB589000000000600000.000.000.0000099--.000
10Duffy Dyerc-221966-1-9MLB13010000001100000.333.500.333014218.0.500
40Bill Shortp-30-MLB342000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
33,45Bill Connorsp-26-MLB910100000010001001.0001.0001.0002000131127.41.000
31Les Rohrp-221965-1-2MLB20000000001000000.0001.000.00010000100--.000
Totals: (33 players)1625503473125217830814347245379120343507527104.228.281.3155961733602745024402.6.276

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
41Tom Seaver4231966-1-19MLB16122.20363514511277.222473681548205810.987.260.491.566.640.23.2640.94
36Jerry Koosman624UDFA: 1964MLB19122.08353417700263.222172611669178801.107.540.552.366.080.39.2651.06
27Don Cardwell5032-MLB7132.9629255111179.2156695995082711.157.810.452.504.110.61.2541.55
39Dick Selma5224UDFA: 1963MLB9102.7633234330169.214863521154117701.197.850.582.866.210.46.2701.21
30Nolan Ryan-211965-12-226MLB693.0921183010134.09350461275133701.256.250.815.048.930.56.2540.67
34Cal Koonce3927-MLB642.4155200311197.080272643250401.157.420.372.974.640.64.2661.88
38Al Jackson-32-MLB373.69259007392.288423851759001.138.550.491.655.730.29.2861.88
43Jim McAndrew-241965-11-206MLB472.281212210079.066202051746401.057.520.571.945.240.37.2581.02
42Ron Taylor3230-MLB152.7058000441376.264242341849001.077.510.472.115.750.37.2631.00
29Danny Frisella-221966-3-49MLB243.911940010250.253232251747401.389.410.893.028.350.36.3331.44
40Bill Short-30-MLB034.753400013130.124171601424501.257.120.004.157.120.58.2821.38
33,45Bill Connors-26-MLB019.0090003014.0211414078102.0013.500.004.505.140.88.3892.36
35Don Shaw-241965-35-636MLB000.7370003012.13111511300.652.190.733.658.030.45.0873.00
31Les Rohr-221965-1-2MLB024.502100106.0943075112.6713.500.0010.507.501.40.4090.86
Totals: (33 players)73892.721621624517117321,48312504994498143010145931.107.580.532.616.150.42.269 

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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