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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
Manager(s): Gil Hodges
General Manager: Johnny Murphy
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,781,657 4/20
Playoffs:
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
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
20Tommie AgeeOF253683080
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171381510343318.217.247.307554.090.144.2876.8773.6113387
17Don BoschOF251111419
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03
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70293301112.171.231.261492.090.153.2113.6737.029122
12Ken Boswell2B222843774
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2
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1172162710326.261.298.342640.081.155.2751.6971.097305
1Jerry Buchek3B26192835
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1111105335208.182.223.219442.036.089.2465.30192.042204
27Don CardwellP326133
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001
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40003400303.049.049.098147.049.049.077--61.0664
5Ed Charles3B3536941102
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15
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5354285724647.276.324.434758.157.236.2892.0424.6160407
16Kevin Collins3B211541231
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130173702522.201.233.279512.078.117.2545.29154.043168
33,45Bill ConnorsP26101
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00000010001001.0001.0001.0002000.0001.0001.0000.00--13
10Duffy DyerC22301
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0000001100000.333.500.333833.000.333.5001.00--14
29Danny FrisellaP221201
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0000100700001.083.083.083166.000.083.200----112
10Greg Goossen1B22106422
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00600102120104.208.276.274550.066.160.2592.10--29117
15Jerry GroteC2540429114
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31154481311306.282.353.349702.067.166.3471.84134.7141451
3Bud HarrelsonSS244023888
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01445296812413.219.271.251522.032.102.2632.34--101436
23Bob HeiseSS212335
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0001001100101.217.250.217467.000.043.2271.00--525
38Al JacksonP322827
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002000900111.250.241.286527.036.036.350----830
21Cleon JonesOF2550963151
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552312319853438.297.335.452787.155.238.3433.1636.4230547
10Mike Jorgensen1B191402
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000000400000.143.143.214357.071.071.200----314
34Cal KoonceP2714000000002800001.000.125.000125.000.143.0004.00--016
36Jerry KoosmanP249137
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40036200301.077.106.121227.044.077.21420.6791.01197
7Ed Kranepool1B233732986
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20031939251016.231.267.295562.064.107.2502.05124.3110403
2Phil Linz2B292581954
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001710104120327.209.237.236473.027.070.2474.10--61273
9J.C. MartinC312442055
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3100213153324.225.285.316601.090.176.2451.4881.377270
43Jim McAndrewP242211
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00000011500200.045.087.045132.000.045.14315.00--125
31Les RohrP220000000001000000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
30Nolan RyanP214425
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00020022900100.114.152.114266.000.045.33314.50--547
41Tom SeaverP2395515
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0030034400300.158.184.179363.021.053.29414.67--17101
39Dick SelmaP2458412
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0011002000401.207.207.241448.034.052.316----1462
24Art ShamskyOF263453082
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4810215876446.238.278.406684.168.232.2512.7628.8140374
40Bill ShortP302000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
25Larry StahlOF271831543
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1030213801101.235.314.344658.109.240.2821.8161.063205
4Ron SwobodaOF2445046109
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598152113411114.242.320.373693.131.262.3002.1740.9168504
42Ron TaylorP309000000000600000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----09
6Al WeisSS302741547
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1431216323223.172.229.204433.033.117.2173.00274.056299
Batting Totals19935503473125217830814347245379120343507527104.228.276.315591.087.161.2763.1767.917335984
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
27Don Cardwell327132.952925511117915669599508271101.147.800.452.504.101.64
40Bill Short30034.803400013130241716014245011.277.200.004.207.201.71
35Don Shaw24000.757000301231115113000.672.250.753.758.252.20
39Dick Selma249102.7533234330169148635211541177051.197.840.582.866.192.17
41Tom Seaver2316122.20363514511277224736815482058180.987.250.491.556.644.27
30Nolan Ryan21693.092118301013493504612751337041.256.250.815.048.931.77
31Les Rohr22024.5021001069430751102.6713.500.0010.507.500.71
43Jim McAndrew24472.281212210079662020517464041.057.520.571.945.242.71
36Jerry Koosman2419122.08353417700263221726116691788081.107.530.552.356.072.58
34Cal Koonce27642.4155200311197802726432504011.157.420.372.974.641.56
38Al Jackson32373.68259007392884238517590021.138.520.481.655.713.47
29Danny Frisella22243.881940010250532322517474001.379.350.883.008.292.76
33,45Bill Connors26019.00900030142114140781012.0013.500.004.505.141.14
42Ron Taylor30152.6958000441376642423418490011.067.480.472.105.732.72
Pitching 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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