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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
Roster Continuity 61.23% 20/26
Manager(s): Joe Torre
General Manager: Joe McDonald
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,007,328 20/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Hubie Brooks (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Willie Mays
Assistant Coach: Denny Somers
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), Butch Benton (#6), Tom Grieve (#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
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 New York Mets. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 New York Mets Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1NYNvs MONW3-11-0142Yes--312  
    2NYNvs MONW6-52-0113Yes--963  
    3NYNvs MONW6-53-1134Yes--1516-1
    4NYNvs MONL0-53-1134Yes--1516-1  
    5NYNvs CHNW6-04-1134Yes--21165  
    6NYNvs CHNL2-44-2149Yes--23203
    7NYNvs CHNL2-44-32511Yes--25241  
    8NYN@ MONW3-25-3138Yes--28262
    9NYN@ MONL3-45-42512Yes0.531301  
    10NYN@ MONL1-45-55714No0.53234-2  
    11NYN@ SLNW6-26-53612No0.538362
    12NYN@ SLNW3-27-53611No--41383
    13NYN@ SLNW2-08-5249Yes0.543385  
    14NYN@ CHNL0-58-63611No--43430  
    15NYN@ CHNW3-29-6138Yes--46451
    16NYN@ CHNL2-39-73510Yes0.548480  
    17NYNvs PITL2-49-83511Yes1.55052-2  
    18NYNvs PITL1-29-95613No1.55154-3  
    19NYNvs PITL0-19-105715No1.55155-4  
    20NYNvs CINL1-59-115817No2.55260-8
    21NYNvs CINL7-149-125918No2.55974-15
    22NYNvs CINW6-410-125815No2.56578-13
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    23NYN@ ATLL5-610-135917No3.57084-14  
    24NYN@ ATLL4-510-1461020No47489-15  
    25NYN@ ATLW8-211-145817No3.58291-9  
    26NYN@ PHIL4-911-155919No4.586100-14
    27NYN@ PHIL2-711-1661020No588107-19  
    28NYN@ PHIL5-811-1761222No693115-22
    29NYN@ CINW3-212-176918No5.596117-21
    30NYN@ CINL6-712-1861121No5.5102124-22  
    31NYN@ MONW7-213-186919No5.5109126-17  
    32NYN@ MONW3-214-186918No5.5112128-16
    33NYNvs HOUL4-514-1961019No5.5116133-17  
    34NYNvs HOUL4-714-2061121No5.5120140-20
    35NYNvs ATLL1-215-2151019No4.5124143-19  
    36NYNvs ATLW3-115-2151019No4.5124143-19  
    37NYNvs ATLW8-716-2151019No4.5132150-18  
    38NYNvs PHIW4-317-2151019No3.5136153-17  
    39NYNvs PHIL4-917-2251019No4.5140162-22  
    40NYNvs PHIW6-518-225918No3.5146167-21  
    41NYN@ PITW7-319-224817No3153170-17
    42NYN@ PITL5-619-2351019No3.5158176-18  
    43NYN@ PITW3-220-234715No3.5161178-17  
    44NYN@ HOUL4-520-245918No4.5165183-18
    45NYN@ HOUW9-721-244715No4.5174190-16
    46NYN@ HOUW4-122-244715No4.5178191-13  
    47NYNvs SLNW7-223-254715No4187199-12  
    48NYNvs SLNL2-623-254715No4187199-12  
    49NYNvs SLNL2-823-264715No4189207-18  
    50NYNvs SLNL4-523-275818No4193212-19
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    51NYNvs SDNL4-523-2851020No5197217-20
    52NYNvs SDNW3-224-284717No5200219-19
    53NYNvs SDNL2-524-295919No6202224-22
    54NYNvs LANW9-825-294716No6211232-21  
    55NYNvs LANL2-825-305817No7213240-27  
    56NYNvs LANW3-226-304716No6216242-26  
    57NYNvs SFNW3-227-304716No6.5219244-25  
    58NYNvs SFNL1-227-314717No6.5220246-26
    59NYNvs SFNL5-727-325818No7.5225253-28
    60NYN@ SDNL2-327-335920No8.5227256-29  
    61NYN@ SDNW3-228-334819No7.5230258-28
    62NYN@ LANL3-528-345920No7.5233263-30
    63NYN@ LANL0-328-355920No8233266-33
    64NYN@ SFNL4-728-365920No9237273-36  
    65NYN@ SFNW5-429-365919No8242277-35
    66NYN@ SFNL0-329-3851022No8.5245284-39  
    67NYN@ SFNL3-429-3851022No8.5245284-39  
    68NYNvs MONW3-030-3851020No8248284-36  
    69NYNvs MONL1-230-3951021No8249286-37  
    70NYNvs MONL0-230-4051021No8.5249288-39
    71NYNvs PITW3-231-4051021No7252290-38  
    72NYNvs PITL4-731-4151021No8256297-41
    73NYNvs PITL0-431-4251022No9256301-45  
    74NYN@ CHNL9-1031-4351123No9265311-46
    75NYN@ CHNW7-232-4351021No9272313-41  
    76NYN@ CHNL8-932-4451022No10280322-42  
    77NYN@ PITL3-432-4551022No11283326-43
    78NYN@ PITW6-533-4551021No10.5289331-42  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    79NYN@ PITL0-133-4651022No11.5289332-43
    80NYNvs PHIW4-034-4751123No12295335-40  
    81NYNvs PHIL2-334-4751123No12295335-40
    82NYNvs PHIL5-734-4851123No13300342-42
    83NYNvs CHNW9-635-4851123No13309348-39
    84NYNvs CHNL7-935-4951123No13316357-41
    85NYNvs CHNW7-036-4951123No12.5323357-34  
    86NYNvs CHNL1-436-5051123No13.5324361-37
    87NYN@ CINW4-237-5051123No13328363-35
    88NYN@ CINL3-637-5151123No13331369-38  
    89NYN@ CINL5-737-5251123No13336376-40
    90NYN@ CINL2-937-5351123No14338385-47  
    91NYN@ ATLL0-338-5451123No13.5345392-47
    92NYN@ ATLW7-438-5451123No13.5345392-47
    93NYN@ ATLL3-438-5551123No13.5348396-48  
    94NYNvs HOUL3-839-5651123No13353405-52
    95NYNvs HOUW2-139-5651123No13353405-52  
    96NYNvs HOUW7-441-5651123No12.5365413-48
    97NYNvs HOUW5-441-5651123No12.5365413-48  
    98NYNvs ATLW12-342-5651122No13377416-39  
    99NYNvs ATLW2-043-5651021No13379416-37
    100NYNvs ATLL0-343-5751021No14379419-40
    101NYNvs CINL3-543-5851122No14382424-42  
    102NYNvs CINW9-244-5851122No13391426-35  
    103NYNvs CINW12-345-5851122No12403429-26  
    104NYN@ HOUL3-845-5951122No12.5406437-31  
    105NYN@ HOUL3-445-6051122No13409441-32  
    106NYN@ HOUL3-445-6151123No12.5412445-33  
    107NYN@ PHIL1-645-6251123No13.5413451-38  
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    108NYN@ PHIW5-146-6251123No12.5418452-34  
    109NYN@ PHIL6-846-6351123No13.5424460-36
    110NYN@ SLNW8-347-6351122No13432463-31  
    111NYN@ SLNL3-547-6451122No13.5435468-33
    112NYN@ SLNL1-347-6551122No15436471-35
    113NYN@ MONL1-647-6651123No14437477-40  
    114NYN@ MONW10-348-6651122No14447480-33  
    115NYNvs SLNL1-448-6751122No15.5448484-36
    116NYNvs SLNL1-548-6851122No16.5449489-40  
    117NYNvs SLNL1-648-6951123No16.5450495-45  
    118NYNvs SDNW3-149-6951122No15.5453496-43
    119NYNvs SDNL1-249-7051122No15.5454498-44  
    120NYNvs SDNL2-949-7161224No15.5456507-51
    121NYNvs LANL3-749-7261224No15.5459514-55
    122NYNvs LANW8-450-7261224No15.5467518-51
    123NYNvs LANL4-550-7361224No16.5471523-52
    124NYNvs SFNL2-450-7461224No16.5473527-54
    125NYNvs SFNL4-750-7561224No17.5477534-57
    126NYNvs SFNL1-250-7661225No17.5478536-58
    127NYN@ SDNW6-351-7661224No16.5484539-55  
    128NYN@ SDNW2-152-7661224No15.5486540-54  
    129NYN@ SDNL1-252-7761225No16.5487542-55
    130NYN@ SDNL0-352-7861225No17.5487545-58  
    131NYN@ SFNL0-252-7961225No19487547-60  
    132NYN@ SFNW10-453-7961225No19497551-54  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    133NYN@ LANL3-453-8061225No19500555-55  
    134NYN@ LANL2-354-8161225No19.5507561-54  
    135NYN@ LANW5-354-8161225No19.5507561-54  
    136NYN@ LANW8-555-8161224No18515566-51  
    137NYN@ PITL4-755-8361224No19519580-61
    138NYN@ PITL0-755-8361224No19519580-61  
    139NYN@ PITL0-855-8461224No19.5519588-69  
    140NYN@ MONL2-855-8561224No20.5521596-75  
    141NYN@ MONW9-456-8561224No20.5530600-70  
    142NYNvs PITW3-257-8561224No21533602-69  
    143NYNvs PITW4-158-8561224No21537603-66  
    144NYNvs PITW11-959-8561224No20548612-64
    145NYNvs CHNL4-959-8661224No21552621-69  
    146NYNvs MONL3-459-8761224No21.5555625-70
    147NYNvs MONW7-660-8761224No21.5562631-69
    148NYN@ PHIW5-461-8761224No20.5567635-68  
    149NYN@ PHIL1-261-8861224No21.5568637-69  
    150NYN@ PHIW2-062-8861224No20.5570637-67  
    151NYN@ SLNL3-562-8961224No20.5573642-69  
    152NYN@ SLNW7-663-8961224No20.5580648-68
    153NYN@ SLNL2-663-9061224No21582654-72  
    154NYNvs PHIL0-163-9261224No23585661-76  
    155NYNvs PHIL3-663-9261224No23585661-76  
    156NYNvs PHIL2-863-9361224No24587669-82  
    157NYNvs SLNL0-363-9461224No25587672-85  
    158NYNvs SLNW3-164-9461224No24.5590673-83
    159NYN@ CHNW3-265-9561224No24597680-83
    160NYN@ CHNL4-565-9561224No24597680-83
    161NYN@ CHNL5-765-9661224No25602687-85
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    162NYN@ CHNW5-366-9661224No24607690-83


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