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1978 NEW YORK METS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  66-96   .407
Result:   6th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Joe Torre
General Manager:   Joe McDonald
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  1,007,328
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jerry Koosman (34)
Youngest Player:  Alex Trevino (20)
Longest Tenure:  Ed Kranepool (17)
Top Hitter:  Willie Montanez (23)
Top Pitcher:  Craig Swan (15)
Top Draft Pick:  Hubie Brooks (#3)

Roster Continuity:  61.23%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9072.556--
Pittsburgh8873.5471.5
Chi Cubs7983.48811.0
Montreal7686.46914.0
St. Louis6993.42621.0
NY Mets6696.40724.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
25Willie Montanez+1b-of2330UDFA: 1965MLB1596096615632017969460921190913.256.320.392712239679479824.6.273
5Steve Henderson+of43251974-5-119MLB15758783156309106513760109230524.266.333.399732234654467784.5.309
16Lee Mazzilli+of-1b63231973-1-14MLB1485427814828516612013698216257.273.353.432785234619421915.8.294
23Doug Flynn+2b-ss6627UDFA: 1971MLB156532371261280363530501106314.237.277.289567154572434412.6.260
12John Stearns+c40261973-1-2MLB14347765126241157325137057842611.264.364.413777197563383815.7.270
11Len Randle+3b-2b57291970-1-10MLB132437531021682351411645717247.233.330.320650140508359523.9.262
19Tim Foli+ss77271968-1-1MLB113413371062111272514302112210.257.283.320603132443336393.1.273
21Elliott Maddox+of-3b83301968-1-20MLB11938943100182239211713821258.257.370.329699128469315554.7.277
18Joel Youngblood+of-3b69261970-2-40MLB113266406712873040163911134.252.294.436730116287207395.1.269
4Bruce Boisclair+of-251970-20-479MLB10721424487141533234303254.224.293.32261669244180203.0.256
1Bobby Valentine+ss-of-281968-1-5MLB6916017437011811191811627.269.346.33167753188133194.0.294
42Ron Hodges+c-291972-2-47MLB47102426410712101110024.255.322.3146353211584103.4.280
2Tom Grieve+of-301966-1-6MLB5410152130280192300003.208.273.297570301108462.0.250
7Ed Kranepool+1b-33UDFA: 1962MLB6681717203190081212034.210.280.34662528937182.9.203
36Jerry Koosman+p-34UDFA: 1964MLB38701630020002700500.086.086.12921497569-5-1.8.140
39Nino Espinosa+p-24UDFA: 1971MLB326761430040012800700.209.221.25447417756010.6.359
27Craig Swan+p-271972-3-61MLB296521000030031500801.154.191.154345107664-1-0.3.200
33Dan Norman+of-231974-15-357MLB1964717014101021400010.266.284.48476831674895.3.277
40Pat Zachry+p-261970-19-447MLB21434300000041900502.070.149.07021935247-4-2.1.125
26Mike Bruhert+p-27UDFA: 1978MLB27400300000002100100.075.075.07515034138-4-3.1.158
3Sergio Ferrer+ss-2b-27UDFA: 1978MLB3733870101104710202.212.316.2735899403032.3.269
17Gil Flores+of-25UDFA: 1978MLB1129880101103500100.276.344.34568910332244.9.333
49Kevin Kobel+p-241971-11-241MLB3225341002001800400.160.192.2003925302500.2.235
10Ken Henderson+of-321967-42-759MLB722252014014401000.227.346.45580110261845.5.235
32Tom Hausman+p-251971-10-217MLB1017131002001500100.176.222.2354584191511.0.250
29Alex Trevino+c-20UDFA: 1974MLB612330000001200001.250.308.2505583131011.5.300
38Skip Lockwood+p-31UDFA: 1966MLB5711121011000500200.182.182.5457276131113.1.200
22Dale Murray+p-281970-18-411MLB537100000001400000.000.125.000125087-1-3.2.000
28Dwight Bernard+p-261974-2-41MLB305010000001200000.200.333.20053316401.7.333
15Butch Benton+c-201975-1-6MLB44120002000010000.500.600.5001100252118.2.500
31Roy Lee Jackson+p-241972-12-273MLB43020000000000000.667.667.6671333231130.6.667
43Juan Berenguer+p-23UDFA: 1975MLB53000000000200000.000.000.0000033--.000
44Bob Myrick+p-251974-20-459MLB172000000000000000.000.000.0000022--.000
43Paul Siebert+p-251971-3-58MLB271000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (34 players)1625433607133222747865611007754982924597155126.245.314.3526661911613244306313.8.272

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
36Jerry Koosman+2734UDFA: 1964MLB3153.7538323062235.1221110981784160511.308.450.653.216.120.53.2961.13
27Craig Swan+15271972-3-61MLB962.4329285100207.116462561258125101.077.120.522.525.430.46.2480.74
39Nino Espinosa+4324UDFA: 1971MLB11154.7332326100203.2230117107247576031.5010.161.063.313.360.99.2990.89
40Pat Zachry+-261970-19-447MLB1063.3321215200138.0120575196078321.307.830.593.915.090.77.2640.77
26Mike Bruhert+-27UDFA: 1978MLB4114.7827221110133.21718371634561021.5311.510.402.293.770.61.3461.86
49Kevin Kobel+-241971-11-241MLB562.91321110120108.195423593051101.157.890.752.494.240.59.2540.84
38Skip Lockwood+4131UDFA: 1966MLB7133.5757000401590.2783636103173311.207.740.993.087.250.42.2750.49
22Dale Murray+42281970-18-411MLB853.655300038586.185393543637511.408.860.423.753.860.97.2921.81
32Tom Hausman+-251971-10-217MLB334.701010000051.25828276916021.3010.101.051.572.790.56.2891.04
28Dwight Bernard+-261974-2-41MLB144.313010010048.054252342726201.6910.130.755.064.881.04.3290.96
45Butch Metzger+-261970-2-41MLB136.512500011037.148282742221011.8811.570.965.305.061.05.3580.60
47Mardie Cornejo+-261973-21-493MLB422.452500010336.237121011417111.399.080.253.444.170.82.3211.56
43Paul Siebert+-251971-3-58MLB025.14270005128.030161622112211.829.640.646.753.861.75.3040.61
44Bob Myrick+-251974-20-459MLB033.28170007024.21810931313001.266.571.094.744.741.00.2111.68
43Juan Berenguer+-23UDFA: 1975MLB028.3153001013.01712121118002.1511.770.697.625.541.38.3720.52
31Roy Lee Jackson+-241972-12-273MLB009.2442000012.2211313266002.1314.921.424.264.261.00.4631.23
Totals: (34 players)66963.87162162215141261,45514476906268653177533151.298.950.703.284.790.69.296 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
John StearnsC14171184127.9850.00 
Ron HodgesC301452035.9820.00 
Alex TrevinoC5123001.0000.00 
Butch BentonC140001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Willie Montanez1B15813501048138.9950.00 
Ed Kranepool1B3274031.0000.00 
Tom Grieve1B292011.0000.00 
Bruce Boisclair1B110001.0000.00 
Elliott Maddox1B11010.5000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Doug Flynn2B128249299870.9860.00 
Bobby Valentine2B457692413.9770.00 
Joel Youngblood2B396772319.9790.00 
Len Randle2B530001.0000.00 
Sergio Ferrer2B344021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Len Randle3B1241082151121.9670.00 
Elliott Maddox3B43407265.9490.00 
Bobby Valentine3B921720.9050.00 
Joel Youngblood3B951621.9130.00 
Sergio Ferrer3B210001.0000.00 
John Stearns3B10000.0000.00 
Alex Trevino3B101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tim FoliSS1121903141878.9660.00 
Doug FlynnSS6083127721.9680.00 
Sergio FerrerSS29224427.9710.00 
Joel YoungbloodSS120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Steve HendersonOF15531518113.9680.00 
Lee MazzilliOF144386853.9870.00 
Elliott MaddoxOF79155823.9880.00 
Bruce BoisclairOF69114320.9830.00 
Joel YoungbloodOF5086811.9890.00 
Tom GrieveOF2643310.9790.00 
Dan NormanOF18331001.0000.00 
Ed KranepoolOF1290001.0000.00 
Gil FloresOF817010.9440.00 
Ken HendersonOF7150001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Skip LockwoodP57904511.9000.90 
Dale MurrayP538662211.9662.93 
Jerry KoosmanP3823544864.8971.99 
Nino EspinosaP32203104712.9832.52 
Kevin KobelP3210841621.9091.67 
Dwight BernardP304827021.0001.69 
Craig SwanP29207173025.9592.04 
Mike BruhertP27133112251.8682.23 
Paul SiebertP272835001.0002.57 
Mardie CornejoP253624001.0001.49 
Butch MetzgerP253714001.0001.21 
Pat ZachryP2113892424.9432.15 
Bob MyrickP172415011.0002.23 
Tom HausmanP10516810.9332.46 
Juan BerenguerP51302001.0001.38 
Roy Lee JacksonP4121411.8333.69 


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