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1978 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 66-96 .407
Rank: 6th in National League East
Run Differential: 607-690 -83
Manager(s): Joe Torre
General Manager: Joe McDonald
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,007,328 20/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Hubie Brooks (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Denny Somers
Assistant Coach: Willie Mays
Assistant Coach: Dal Maxvill
Bullpen Coach: Joe Pignatano
Hitting Coach: Phil Cavarretta
Pitching Coach: Rube Walker

#1 Draft Picks

Tim Foli (#1), John Stearns (#2), Bobby Valentine (#5), Tom Grieve (#6), Butch Benton (#6), Lee Mazzilli (#14)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8873.5471.5
7983.48811.0
7686.46914.0
6993.42621.0
6696.40724.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
15Butch BentonC20412
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0002000010000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----24
43Juan BerenguerP233000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
28Dwight BernardP26501
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0000001200000.200.333.200533.000.200.3332.00--16
4Bruce BoisclairOF252142448
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1
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4
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1533234303254.224.293.322615.098.206.2561.8753.569244
26Mike BruhertP274003
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00000002100100.075.075.075150.000.000.158----341
39Nino EspinosaP2467614
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3
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0040012800700.209.221.254475.045.060.35928.00--1775
3Sergio FerrerSS273387
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01
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01104710202.212.297.273570.061.212.2691.75--939
17Gil FloresOF252988
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01
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01103500100.276.344.345689.069.207.3331.67--1033
23Doug Flynn2B2753237126
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12
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8
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0363530501106314.237.276.289565.053.105.2601.67--154571
19Tim FoliSS2741337106
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1
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272514302112210.257.280.320600.063.090.2732.14413.0132441
2Tom GrieveOF30101521
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02
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80192300003.208.273.297570.089.168.2502.5650.530110
32Tom HausmanP251713
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002001500100.176.222.235457.059.118.2505.00--419
10Ken HendersonOF322225
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4014401000.227.346.455801.227.364.2351.0022.01026
5Steve HendersonOF2558783156
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6513760109230524.266.331.399730.133.245.3091.8258.7234652
42Ron HodgesC29102426
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4
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1
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0712101110024.255.316.314630.059.147.2801.10--32114
31Roy Lee JacksonP24302
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0000000000000.667.667.6671334.000.000.667----23
49Kevin KobelP242534
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002001800400.160.192.200392.040.080.2358.00--530
36Jerry KoosmanP347016
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0020002700500.086.086.129215.043.043.140----975
7Ed KranepoolOF3381717
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03
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190081212034.210.272.346618.136.235.2031.5027.02892
38Skip LockwoodP311112
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1000500200.182.182.545727.364.364.200--11.0613
21Elliott MaddoxOF-3B3038943100
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39211713821258.257.368.329697.072.231.2770.54194.5128467
16Lee MazzilliOF2354278148
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612013698216257.273.352.432784.159.299.2941.1933.9234618
25Willie Montanez1B3060966156
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969460921190913.256.319.392711.136.243.2731.5335.8239678
22Dale MurrayP287100000001400000.000.125.000125.000.143.0004.00--08
44Bob MyrickP252000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
33Dan NormanOF2364717
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101021400010.266.284.484768.219.266.2777.0016.03167
11Len Randle3B2943753102
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351411645717247.233.329.320649.087.240.2620.89218.5140507
43Paul SiebertP251000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
12John StearnsC2647765126
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1
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7325137057842611.264.354.413767.149.321.2700.8131.8197555
27Craig SwanP2765210
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00030031500801.154.191.154345.000.046.2005.00--1076
29Alex TrevinoC201233
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0000001200001.250.308.250558.000.083.3002.00--313
1Bobby Valentine2B281601743
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1811191811627.269.343.331674.062.181.2940.95160.053187
18Joel YoungbloodOF-2B262664067
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3040163911134.252.291.436727.184.259.2692.4438.0116286
40Pat ZachryP264343
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00000041900502.070.149.070219.000.093.1254.75--352
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
43Juan Berenguer028.315300101317121211180012.1511.770.697.625.540.73-1.778
27Craig Swan962.4329285100207164625612581251021.077.130.522.525.432.16-1.109
43Paul Siebert025.14270005128301616221122111.829.640.646.753.860.57-2.000
44Bob Myrick033.2417000702418109313130001.246.481.084.684.681.00-.938
22Dale Murray853.665300038586853935436375121.418.900.423.773.871.03-1.976
45Butch Metzger136.572500011037482827422210111.8911.680.975.355.110.95-1.760
38Skip Lockwood7133.56570004015907836361031733101.207.710.993.077.222.35-.819
36Jerry Koosman3153.75383230622352211109817841605181.308.460.653.226.131.90-1.153
49Kevin Kobel562.92321110120108954235930511021.167.920.752.504.251.70-1.433
31Roy Lee Jackson009.00420000122113132660022.0814.541.384.154.151.00-2.375
32Tom Hausman334.67101000005158282769160211.2910.041.041.562.771.78-2.364
39Nino Espinosa11154.72323261002032301171072475760331.5010.151.063.313.351.01-2.060
47Mardie Cornejo422.432500010336371210114171131.389.000.243.414.141.21-2.000
26Mike Bruhert4114.772722111013317183716345610211.5311.490.402.283.761.65-2.661
28Dwight Bernard144.313010010048542523427262001.6910.120.755.064.870.96-1.667
40Pat Zachry1063.33212152001381205751960783211.307.830.593.915.091.30-1.276


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