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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), 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
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
25Willie Montanez1B3060966156
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017
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969460921190913.256.320.392712.136.243.2731.5335.8239679
5Steve HendersonOF2558783156
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9
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10
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6513760109230524.266.333.399732.133.245.3091.8258.7234654
16Lee MazzilliOF2354278148
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5
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16
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612013698216257.273.353.432785.159.299.2941.1933.9234619
23Doug Flynn2B2753237126
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12
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8
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0363530501106314.237.277.289566.053.105.2601.67--154572
12John StearnsC2647765126
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1
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15
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7325137057842611.264.364.413777.149.321.2700.8131.8197563
11Len Randle3B2943753102
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8
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351411645717247.233.330.320650.087.240.2620.89218.5140508
19Tim FoliSS2741337106
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1
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272514302112210.257.283.320603.063.090.2732.14413.0132443
21Elliott MaddoxOF-3B3038943100
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39211713821258.257.370.329699.072.231.2770.54194.5128469
18Joel YoungbloodOF-2B262664067
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3040163911134.252.294.436730.184.259.2692.4438.0116287
4Bruce BoisclairOF252142448
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1533234303254.224.293.322615.098.206.2561.8753.569244
1Bobby Valentine2B281601743
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1811191811627.269.346.331677.063.181.2940.95160.053188
42Ron HodgesC29102426
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0712101110024.255.322.314636.059.147.2801.10--32115
2Tom GrieveOF30101521
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80192300003.208.273.297570.089.168.2502.5650.530110
7Ed KranepoolOF3381717
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190081212034.210.280.346626.136.235.2031.5027.02893
36Jerry KoosmanP347016
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0020002700500.086.086.129215.043.043.140----975
39Nino EspinosaP2467614
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0040012800700.209.221.254475.045.060.35928.00--1775
27Craig SwanP2765210
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00030031500801.154.191.154345.000.046.2005.00--1076
33Dan NormanOF2364717
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101021400010.266.284.484768.219.266.2777.0016.03167
40Pat ZachryP264343
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00000041900502.070.149.070219.000.093.1254.75--352
26Mike BruhertP274003
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00000002100100.075.075.075150.000.000.158----341
3Sergio FerrerSS273387
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01104710202.212.316.273589.061.212.2691.75--940
17Gil FloresOF252988
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01103500100.276.344.345689.069.207.3331.67--1033
49Kevin KobelP242534
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002001800400.160.192.200392.040.080.2358.00--530
10Ken HendersonOF322225
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4014401000.227.346.455801.227.364.2351.0022.01026
32Tom HausmanP251713
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002001500100.176.222.235457.059.118.2505.00--419
29Alex TrevinoC201233
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0000001200001.250.308.250558.000.083.3002.00--313
38Skip LockwoodP311112
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1000500200.182.182.545727.364.364.200--11.0613
22Dale MurrayP287100000001400000.000.125.000125.000.143.0004.00--08
28Dwight BernardP26501
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0000001200000.200.333.200533.000.200.3332.00--16
15Butch BentonC20412
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0002000010000.500.600.5001100.000.000.500----25
43Juan BerenguerP233000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
31Roy Lee JacksonP24302
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0000000000000.667.667.6671334.000.000.667----23
44Bob MyrickP252000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
43Paul SiebertP251000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals20495433607133222747865611007754982924597155126.245.312.352664.107.212.2721.5163.219116108
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Jerry Koosman343153.75383230622352211109817841605181.308.460.653.226.131.90
27Craig Swan27962.4329285100207164625612581251021.077.130.522.525.432.16
39Nino Espinosa2411154.72323261002032301171072475760331.5010.151.063.313.351.01
40Pat Zachry261063.33212152001381205751960783211.307.830.593.915.091.30
26Mike Bruhert274114.772722111013317183716345610211.5311.490.402.283.761.65
49Kevin Kobel24562.92321110120108954235930511021.167.920.752.504.251.70
38Skip Lockwood317133.56570004015907836361031733101.207.710.993.077.222.35
22Dale Murray28853.665300038586853935436375121.418.900.423.773.871.03
32Tom Hausman25334.67101000005158282769160211.2910.041.041.562.771.78
28Dwight Bernard26144.313010010048542523427262001.6910.130.755.064.880.96
45Butch Metzger26136.572500011037482827422210111.8911.680.975.355.110.95
47Mardie Cornejo26422.432500010336371210114171131.389.000.243.414.141.21
43Paul Siebert25025.14270005128301616221122111.829.640.646.753.860.57
44Bob Myrick25033.2417000702418109313130001.246.481.084.684.681.00
43Juan Berenguer23028.315300101317121211180012.1511.770.697.625.540.73
31Roy Lee Jackson24009.00420000122113132660022.0814.541.384.154.151.00
Pitching Totals66963.8743216221514126145514476906261145317753315281.368.950.713.284.791.46


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