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1984 New York Mets (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 90-72 .556
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 652-676 -24
Roster Continuity 67.37% 22/26
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,842,695 11/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Shawn Abner (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Vern Hoscheit
First Base Coach: Frank Howard
Hitting Coach: Bill Robinson
Pitching Coach: Mel Stottlemyre
Third Base Coach: Bobby Valentine

#1 Draft Picks

Darryl Strawberry (#1), Tim Leary (#2), John Stearns (#2), Tim Leary (#2), Hubie Brooks (#3), Dwight Gooden (#5), Ron Darling (#9), Ross Jones (#9), Ron Darling (#9), Wally Backman (#16), Billy Beane (#23), John Gibbons (#24), Calvin Schiraldi (#27)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9665.596--
9072.5566.5
8478.51912.5
8181.50015.5
7883.48418.0
7587.46321.5
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1984 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11984-04-02L 1-8 @CIN
    21984-04-04W 2-0 @CIN
    31984-04-06W 8-1 @HOU
    41984-04-07W 3-2 @HOU
    51984-04-08W 3-1 @HOU
    61984-04-10W 4-2 @ATL
    71984-04-11W 6-1 @ATL
    81984-04-13L 2-11 @CHN
    91984-04-14L 2-5 @CHN
    101984-04-17L 0-10 MON
    111984-04-18W 5-4 MON
    121984-04-19W 7-6 MON
    131984-04-20W 3-1 @PHI
    141984-04-21L 2-12 @PHI
    151984-04-22L 5-12 @PHI
    161984-04-23L 4-6 @MON
    171984-04-25W 2-1 @MON
    181984-04-27L 3-8 PHI
    191984-04-28W 4-3 PHI
    201984-04-29W 6-2 PHI
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    211984-05-01W 8-1 CHN
    221984-05-02W 4-3 CHN
    231984-05-04W 2-0 HOU
    241984-05-05L 6-10 HOU
    251984-05-06L 1-10 HOU
    261984-05-07L 2-11 CIN
    271984-05-09W 3-1 ATL
    281984-05-10L 3-7 ATL
    291984-05-11W 2-0 @LAN
    301984-05-12W 4-3 @LAN
    311984-05-13L 3-5 @LAN
    321984-05-15W 7-6 @SFN
    331984-05-16L 3-4 @SFN
    341984-05-18L 4-5 @SDN
    351984-05-19L 3-8 @SDN
    361984-05-20W 4-2 @SDN
    371984-05-22L 4-5 SFN
    381984-05-24L 2-3 SFN
    391984-05-25W 2-1 LAN
    401984-05-26W 2-1 LAN
    411984-05-27L 2-3 LAN
    421984-05-28L 4-5 SDN
    431984-05-31L 2-5 SLN
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    441984-06-01L 1-5 SLN
    451984-06-02W 5-2 SLN
    461984-06-03L 0-1 SLN
    471984-06-04W 4-2 @PIT
    481984-06-05W 3-0 @PIT
    491984-06-06W 2-1 @PIT
    501984-06-08W 4-1 @MON
    511984-06-09W 5-3 @MON
    521984-06-09W 6-5 @MON
    531984-06-10L 2-3 @MON
    541984-06-11W 3-1 PIT
    551984-06-12L 3-6 PIT
    561984-06-13W 2-0 PIT
    571984-06-14W 6-0 @SLN
    581984-06-15W 5-0 @SLN
    591984-06-16W 4-1 @SLN
    601984-06-17L 3-6 @SLN
    611984-06-19L 4-6 PHI
    621984-06-20W 7-4 PHI
    631984-06-21W 10-7 PHI
    641984-06-22L 1-2 MON
    651984-06-23W 2-0 MON
    661984-06-24L 3-5 MON
    671984-06-25W 10-5 @PHI
    681984-06-26L 0-3 @PHI
    691984-06-27L 1-5 @PHI
    701984-06-28L 3-5 ATL
    711984-06-29L 3-5 ATL
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    721984-07-01W 2-1 ATL
    731984-07-01W 3-2 ATL
    741984-07-02W 4-2 HOU
    751984-07-03W 4-3 HOU
    761984-07-04L 5-10 HOU
    771984-07-05W 4-3 CIN
    781984-07-06W 1-0 CIN
    791984-07-06W 6-5 CIN
    801984-07-07W 14-4 CIN
    811984-07-08W 7-3 CIN
    821984-07-12W 8-6 @ATL
    831984-07-13W 5-4 @ATL
    841984-07-14W 7-0 @ATL
    851984-07-15L 3-8 @ATL
    861984-07-16W 13-3 @HOU
    871984-07-17L 2-3 @HOU
    881984-07-18W 3-1 @HOU
    891984-07-19L 6-9 @CIN
    901984-07-20W 3-2 @CIN
    911984-07-21W 2-1 @CIN
    921984-07-22W 7-6 @CIN
    931984-07-23W 4-3 SLN
    941984-07-24W 9-8 SLN
    951984-07-25W 9-3 SLN
    961984-07-27W 2-1 CHN
    971984-07-28L 4-11 CHN
    981984-07-29L 0-3 CHN
    991984-07-29L 1-5 CHN
    1001984-07-30L 1-3 @SLN
    1011984-07-31L 3-6 @SLN
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1021984-08-01L 2-11 @SLN
    1031984-08-02L 4-6 @PIT
    1041984-08-03W 4-1 @PIT
    1051984-08-04W 4-3 @PIT
    1061984-08-05W 3-1 @PIT
    1071984-08-06L 3-9 @CHN
    1081984-08-07L 6-8 @CHN
    1091984-08-07L 4-8 @CHN
    1101984-08-08L 6-7 @CHN
    1111984-08-09L 0-11 PIT
    1121984-08-10L 1-4 PIT
    1131984-08-11W 3-1 PIT
    1141984-08-12W 6-3 PIT
    1151984-08-13L 2-9 @LAN
    1161984-08-14W 4-0 @LAN
    1171984-08-15W 3-2 @LAN
    1181984-08-17W 2-0 @SFN
    1191984-08-18L 5-6 @SFN
    1201984-08-19L 6-7 @SFN
    1211984-08-19W 4-2 @SFN
    1221984-08-20L 1-3 @SDN
    1231984-08-21L 4-7 @SDN
    1241984-08-22W 5-2 @SDN
    1251984-08-24L 6-7 SFN
    1261984-08-24L 5-6 SFN
    1271984-08-25L 4-5 SFN
    1281984-08-26W 11-6 SFN
    1291984-08-27W 5-1 LAN
    1301984-08-28W 5-1 LAN
    1311984-08-29W 3-2 LAN
    1321984-08-31L 1-5 SDN
    1331984-08-31W 4-0 SDN
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1341984-09-01W 7-4 SDN
    1351984-09-01W 10-6 SDN
    1361984-09-02W 3-2 SDN
    1371984-09-03L 3-7 @SLN
    1381984-09-04L 2-12 @SLN
    1391984-09-05W 4-2 @PIT
    1401984-09-06L 0-2 @PIT
    1411984-09-07W 10-0 CHN
    1421984-09-08L 0-6 CHN
    1431984-09-09W 5-1 CHN
    1441984-09-10L 2-3 SLN
    1451984-09-11L 5-9 SLN
    1461984-09-12W 2-0 PIT
    1471984-09-13L 4-14 PIT
    1481984-09-14L 1-7 @CHN
    1491984-09-15L 4-5 @CHN
    1501984-09-16W 9-3 @CHN
    1511984-09-17L 1-2 @PHI
    1521984-09-18W 8-5 @PHI
    1531984-09-19L 5-13 @PHI
    1541984-09-21W 6-2 MON
    1551984-09-22W 4-2 MON
    1561984-09-23W 6-1 MON
    1571984-09-24W 7-5 PHI
    1581984-09-25W 6-4 PHI
    1591984-09-26W 7-1 PHI
    1601984-09-28L 0-7 @MON
    1611984-09-29W 8-4 @MON
    1621984-09-30L 4-5 @MON
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    90-72
    Mike Fitzgerald 101
    Ron Hodges 27
    Junior Ortiz 23
    John Gibbons 9
    John Stearns 2
    Keith Hernandez 152
    Danny Heep 6
    Jerry Martin 2
    Rusty Staub 1
    John Stearns 1
    Wally Backman 108
    Kelvin Chapman 45
    Ron Gardenhire 9
    Hubie Brooks 127
    Ray Knight 27
    Ron Gardenhire 5
    Kevin Mitchell 2
    Kelvin Chapman 1
    Jose Oquendo 55
    Rafael Santana 42
    Ron Gardenhire 37
    Hubie Brooks 26
    Wally Backman 2
    George Foster 140
    Danny Heep 19
    Jerry Martin 1
    John Christensen 1
    Herm Winningham 1
    Mookie Wilson 142
    Darryl Strawberry 17
    Herm Winningham 3
    Darryl Strawberry 126
    Danny Heep 19
    Jerry Martin 15
    Billy Beane 1
    John Christensen 1


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