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1970 New York MetsNational League (MLB)
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Rich Folkers played for the 1970 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record83-79 (3rd in National League East)League Rank6thMLB Rank12th
BallparkShea Stadium
ManagerGil HodgesGeneral ManagerBob Scheffing
CoachesYogi Berra (Assistant Coach), Joe Pignatano (Bullpen Coach), Rube Walker (Pitching Coach), Eddie Yost (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickGeorge Ambrow (#23)
Attendance2,697,479 (Rank: 1st)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1970 Statistics -- 1970 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1970 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
20Tommie AgeeofR271536361071823072475311555156212311.286.344.469.81329861696.345.183.294.3617.922.42.83.526.533.5
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
3Bud HarrelsonssB26157564721371881422349574312849.243.351.309.66017427682.274.066.268.30813.910.90.80.2564.019.7
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
21Cleon JonesofR271345067114025810631235787506226.277.352.417.76921143574.313.140.271.3459.915.21.51.750.630.7
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
15Jerry GrotecR2712641538106141234213639165814.255.313.308.62112817463.274.053.142.2797.88.41.10.4207.516.0
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
24Art Shamskyof-1bL281224034811819211491149333031311.293.371.432.80317432458.296.139.261.35310.77.20.72.436.627.1
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
22Donn Clendenon1bR34121396651141832297413991107415.288.348.515.86320443443.317.227.333.3768.820.52.35.018.037.7
1957-   UDFA-PIT
 
11Wayne Garrett3b-2bL221143667493174124551816023264.254.390.421.81115433454.274.167.399.36717.813.20.72.630.535.5
1965- 6- 104-MLB
 
12Ken Boswell2bL241053513289132544544132235813.254.331.345.67612120402.263.091.211.30210.28.00.81.270.222.5
1965- 4-  66-NYN
 
5Joe Foy3bR279932239761206372213685842354.236.373.329.70210618399.268.093.332.32817.014.50.91.553.723.7
1962-   UDFA-MIN
 
4Ron SwobodaofR2611524529578294024407211207.233.340.392.7329619289.289.159.314.33513.824.91.83.127.233.3
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
29Ken SingletonofB236919822528052611304814115.263.361.379.7407513234.322.116.268.33912.820.51.62.139.625.0
1967- 1-   3-NYN
 
18Dave MarshallofL2792189214610162941174300104.243.304.402.7067617207.284.159.265.3178.220.82.52.931.537.0
1963-   UDFA-ANA
 
10Duffy DyercR24591488311021211213201045.209.308.257.565383170.254.048.189.26112.418.81.51.274.09.7
1966- 1-   9-NYN
 
6Al Weis2bB32751212025711111172110115.207.254.306.560379130.240.099.157.2515.416.23.00.8121.036.0
1959-   UDFA-CHA
 
41Tom SeaverpR2542959171111000103107001.179.257.242.499233112.254.063.168.2378.927.73.10.995.017.7
1966- 1-  19-ATL
 
16Mike Jorgensen1bL2176871517313422102301010.195.278.356.63431798.230.161.276.28510.223.52.33.129.041.2
1966- 4-  61-NYN
 
36Jerry KoosmanpR2630705610040084608002.086.179.100.2797186.250.014.129.1479.353.55.80.00.016.7
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
39Gary GentrypR2332592420020153905000.068.141.102.2436269.200.034.102.1247.356.57.80.00.050.0
1967- 3-  60-NYN
 
43Jim McAndrewpR2632546830020051708001.148.220.204.42411367.216.056.148.2037.525.43.40.00.037.5
1965-11- 206-NYN
 
7Ed Kranepool1bL254347280003005200000.170.250.170.4208052.178.000.106.2089.63.90.40.00.00.0
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
30Nolan RyanpR2327452800001002102000.178.178.178.3568047.333.000.022.1610.044.70.00.00.00.0
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
33Ray SadeckipL2928392800030021008001.205.244.205.4498049.276.000.051.2124.120.45.00.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
17Ted Martinez2bR22416010000000300000.063.063.063.1261016.077.000.000.0570.018.80.00.00.00.0
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
17Rod GasparofB241114400000101400000.000.067.000.0670015.000.000.143.0476.726.74.00.00.00.0
1967- 2-  40-NYN
 
45Tug McGrawpR255713141005000200100.308.286.385.6715114.333.077.077.2870.014.30.00.00.025.0
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
34Danny FrisellapL243013040001001401000.308.357.308.6654015.444.000.077.3106.726.74.00.00.00.0
1966- 3-  49-NYN
 
19Tim Foliss-3bR19511040001000200000.364.364.364.7284011.444.000.000.3300.018.20.00.00.00.0
1968- 1-   1-NYN
 
38Rich FolkerspL23166120000000400000.333.333.333.6662061.000.000.000.3030.066.70.00.00.00.0
1967- 3-  44-CHA
 
27Don CardwellpR34165000001000300100.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0    
44Leroy StantonofR2444010100000000001.250.250.7501.000314.250.500.500.4110.00.00.00.00.0100.0
1965-   UDFA-NYN
 
42Ron TaylorpR32574000000001401000.000.200.000.200006.000.000.250.14216.766.74.00.00.00.0
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
34Cal KooncepR29131000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
Batting Totals: (32 players)162544369513582114212064011854684106226744860139.249.333.370.70320133736275.287.370.258.00010.916.91.61.945.427.5 

1970 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
41Tom SeaverR25STMLB18122.823736119210290.22301039121832836001.087.120.652.578.763.413.19.6002.49
1966- 1-  19-ATL
 
36Jerry KoosmanL26STMLB1273.14302915100212.0189877422711187301.238.020.933.015.011.663.69.6323.88
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
39Gary GentryR23STMLB993.68322935211188.1155887719861346101.287.410.914.116.401.564.21.5003.90
1967- 3-  60-NYN
 
43Jim McAndrewR26STMLB10143.56322759332184.1166777318381116001.118.100.881.865.422.923.76.4173.32
1965-11- 206-NYN
 
33Ray SadeckiL29S/RMLB843.89281994020138.213467601852895001.358.701.173.375.781.714.35.6674.17
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
30Nolan RyanR23S/RMLB7113.42271985241131.286595010971258001.395.880.686.638.541.294.03.3893.94
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
45Tug McGrawL25R/CLMLB463.285705700321090.2774033649812201.407.640.604.868.041.653.97.4003.33
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
42Ron TaylorR32R/CLMLB543.935705700401366.1653129516281001.238.820.682.173.801.754.21.5563.50
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
34Danny FrisellaR24RelMLB833.0230129008165.2492322434543001.276.720.554.667.401.593.15.7273.34
1966- 3-  49-NYN
 
38Rich FolkersL23RelMLB026.4416115005229.1362121625152102.1011.051.847.674.600.606.44.0006.83
1967- 3-  44-CHA
 
27Don CardwellR34RelMLB026.4816115002025.03119183681001.4811.161.082.162.881.336.84.0004.28    
34Cal KoonceR29RelMLB023.2713013008022.02598214100001.7710.230.825.734.090.713.68.0004.82
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
31Ron HerbelR32RelMLB221.3812012007113.014321280001.239.690.691.385.544.002.08.5002.87
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
27Dean ChanceR29RelMLB0113.5030300212.03330201002.5013.500.009.000.000.0013.50.0005.64
1959-   UDFA-BAL
 
Pitching Totals: (14 players)83793.4616216222847101153214601260630561135575106448701.267.770.833.546.561.853.88.512  

1970 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PRon Taylor32MLBp57-6651200171.0000.300.26---57100.035.2Fielding by Day
PTug McGraw25MLBp57-909173029.8970.460.29---57100.035.2Fielding by Day
PTom Seaver25MLBp37-29019463368.9561.760.22---4288.122.8Fielding by Day
PGary Gentry23MLBp32-18815171133.9701.000.17---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PJim McAndrew26MLBp32-184131701301.0000.940.16---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PDanny Frisella24MLBp30-653801111.0000.370.17---30100.018.5Fielding by Day
PJerry Koosman26MLBp30-21272001271.0000.900.13---30100.018.5Fielding by Day
PRay Sadecki29MLBp28-1383134020.8000.570.12---28100.017.3Fielding by Day
PNolan Ryan23MLBp27-13111104225.8400.780.16---27100.016.7Fielding by Day
PRich Folkers23MLBp16-2901002101.0000.630.34---16100.09.9Fielding by Day
PDon Cardwell34MLBp16-25160071.0000.440.28---16100.09.9Fielding by Day
PCal Koonce29MLBp13-22050051.0000.380.23---13100.08.0Fielding by Day
PRon Herbel32MLBp12-13010011.0000.080.08---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
PDean Chance29MLBp3-2010011.0000.330.50---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJerry Grote27MLBc125--85546812909.9917.210.00--612699.277.2Fielding by Day
CDuffy Dyer24MLBc57--2942036317.9915.510.00---5996.635.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDonn Clendenon34MLB1b100--72262772791.9917.840.00---12182.661.7Fielding by Day
1BArt Shamsky28MLBof-1b56--37835229415.9957.380.00---12245.934.6Fielding by Day
1BMike Jorgensen21MLB1b-of50--1161219129.9922.560.00---7665.830.9Fielding by Day
1BEd Kranepool25MLB1b8--47305501.0006.250.00---4318.64.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BKen Boswell24MLB2b101--204244249450.9964.440.00---10596.262.3Fielding by Day
2BWayne Garrett22MLB3b-2b45--9492228188.9894.130.00---11439.527.8Fielding by Day
2BAl Weis32MLB2b-ss44--6059610125.9522.700.00---7558.727.2Fielding by Day
2BTed Martinez22MLBss-2b4--8703151.0003.750.00---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BJoe Foy27MLB3b97--901791820287.9372.770.00---9998.059.9Fielding by Day
3BWayne Garrett22MLB3b-2b70--57113106180.9442.430.00---11461.443.2Fielding by Day
3BTim Foli19MLBss2--330161.0003.000.00---540.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSBud Harrelson26MLBss156--3054012184727.9714.530.00---15799.496.3Fielding by Day
SSAl Weis32MLB2b-ss15--15222339.9492.470.00---7520.09.3Fielding by Day
SSTim Foli19MLBss2--170081.0004.000.00---540.01.2Fielding by Day
SSTed Martinez22MLBss-2b1--140151.0005.000.00---425.00.6Fielding by Day
SSWayne Garrett22MLB3b-2b1--100011.0001.000.00---1140.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFTommie Agee27MLBof150--3744133391.9672.520.00---15398.092.6Fielding by Day
OFCleon Jones27MLBof130--2431053258.9811.950.00---13497.080.2Fielding by Day
OFRon Swoboda26MLBof100--117321122.9841.200.00---11587.061.7Fielding by Day
OFArt Shamsky28MLBof-1b58--1042011061.0001.830.00---12247.535.8Fielding by Day
OFKen Singleton23MLBof51--9013094.9681.780.00---6973.931.5Fielding by Day
OFDave Marshall27MLBof43--7122075.9731.700.00---9246.726.5Fielding by Day
OFMike Jorgensen21MLB1b-of10--2902031.9352.900.00---7613.26.2Fielding by Day
OFRod Gaspar24MLBof8--13000131.0001.630.00---1172.74.9Fielding by Day
OFLeroy Stanton24MLBof1--100011.0001.000.00---425.00.6Fielding by Day

1970 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Yogi BerraAssistant Coach1925-05-12 45St. Louis,Missouri MLB1946-19651946-1965   C
Bill HerringScout1912-09-24 57Seven Springs,South Carolina --   P-OF
Gil HodgesManager1924-04-04 46Princeton,Indiana MLB1943-19631943-1963   1B
Al JacksonMinor League Pitching Instructor1935-12-25 34Waco,Texas MLB1959-19691959-1969
1955-   UDFA-PIT
P
Ralph KinerBroadcaster1922-10-27 47Santa Rita,New Mexico MLB1946-19551946-1955   OF
Joe PignatanoBullpen Coach1929-08-04 40Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19621957-1962   C
Bob ScheffingGeneral Manager1913-08-11 56Overland,Missouri MLB1941-19511941-1951   C
Rube WalkerPitching Coach1926-05-16 44Lenoir,North Carolina MLB1948-19581948-1958   C
Eddie YostThird Base Coach1926-10-13 43Brooklyn,New York MLB1944-19621944-1962   3B