1971 New York Mets Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 83-79
Finished 3rd in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 2,266,660, Avg. 30,631
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Manager: Gil Hodges (83-79)
Location: New York, New York
1971 New York Mets Statistics
1971 New York Mets Roster

The New York Mets of the National League ended the 1971 season with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses, finishing third in the NL's East Division.

The Mets allowed 550 runs, least in the league. New York plated 588 runs. Tommie Agee, Cleon Jones and Ed Kranepool paced the team with 14 home runs apiece. Cleon Jones drove in 69 runs and topped batters with significant playing time with a .319 average. Tom Seaver led the squad with 20 wins and a team-best 1.76 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Gil Hodges coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 588
Regular Season Runs Against: 550

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 6, 1971 Montreal Expos 2 at New York Mets 4 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 8, 1971 Montreal Expos 6 at New York Mets 2 L 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 10, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 2 at New York Mets 3 W 2-1 0-0 2-1
April 11, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 0 at New York Mets 1 W 3-1 0-0 3-1
April 13, 1971 New York Mets 1 at Montreal Expos 4 L 3-1 0-1 3-2
April 16, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at New York Mets 1 W 4-1 0-1 4-2
April 17, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 0 L 4-2 0-1 4-3
April 18, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 1 L 4-3 0-1 4-4
April 18, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 5 W 5-3 0-1 5-4
April 20, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 5-3 0-2 5-5
April 21, 1971 New York Mets 5 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 5-3 1-2 6-5
April 23, 1971 New York Mets 7 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 5-3 2-2 7-5
April 24, 1971 New York Mets 5 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 5-3 2-3 7-6
April 25, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Chicago Cubs 9 L 5-3 2-4 7-7
April 26, 1971 New York Mets 12 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 W 5-3 3-4 8-7
April 27, 1971 New York Mets 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 5-3 4-4 9-7
April 28, 1971 New York Mets 9 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 5-3 5-4 10-7
April 29, 1971 New York Mets 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 0 W 5-3 6-4 11-7
April 30, 1971 New York Mets 4 at Houston Astros 3 W 5-3 7-4 12-7
May 1, 1971 New York Mets 1 at Houston Astros 3 L 5-3 7-5 12-8
May 2, 1971 New York Mets 6 at Houston Astros 5 W 5-3 8-5 13-8
May 3, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Mets 3 W 6-3 8-5 14-8
May 4, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at New York Mets 2 W 7-3 8-5 15-8
May 5, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at New York Mets 4 L 7-4 8-5 15-9
May 7, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at New York Mets 3 W 8-4 8-5 16-9
May 9, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at New York Mets 9 W 9-4 8-5 17-9
May 10, 1971 Houston Astros 1 at New York Mets 2 W 10-4 8-5 18-9
May 11, 1971 Houston Astros 1 at New York Mets 8 W 11-4 8-5 19-9
May 12, 1971 Houston Astros 5 at New York Mets 4 L 11-5 8-5 19-10
May 14, 1971 New York Mets 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 11-5 9-5 20-10
May 15, 1971 New York Mets 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 11-5 10-5 21-10
May 16, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 11-5 10-6 21-11
May 17, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 11-5 10-7 21-12
May 18, 1971 New York Mets 6 at Atlanta Braves 8 L 11-5 10-8 21-13
May 19, 1971 New York Mets 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 11-5 10-9 21-14
May 20, 1971 New York Mets 0 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 L 11-5 10-10 21-15
May 21, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at New York Mets 6 W 12-5 10-10 22-15
May 22, 1971 Atlanta Braves 7 at New York Mets 8 W 13-5 10-10 23-15
May 23, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at New York Mets 4 W 14-5 10-10 24-15
May 25, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at New York Mets 5 W 15-5 10-10 25-15
May 26, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at New York Mets 2 L 15-6 10-10 25-16
May 29, 1971 New York Mets 5 at San Diego Padres 1 W 15-6 11-10 26-16
May 29, 1971 New York Mets 2 at San Diego Padres 1 W 15-6 12-10 27-16
May 30, 1971 New York Mets 2 at San Diego Padres 4 L 15-6 12-11 27-17
May 31, 1971 New York Mets 1 at San Francisco Giants 2 L 15-6 12-12 27-18
June 1, 1971 New York Mets 5 at San Francisco Giants 4 W 15-6 13-12 28-18
June 2, 1971 New York Mets 5 at San Francisco Giants 2 W 15-6 14-12 29-18
June 4, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 15-6 15-12 30-18
June 5, 1971 New York Mets 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 L 15-6 15-13 30-19
June 6, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 L 15-6 15-14 30-20
June 8, 1971 San Diego Padres 4 at New York Mets 6 W 16-6 15-14 31-20
June 9, 1971 San Diego Padres 2 at New York Mets 4 W 17-6 15-14 32-20
June 10, 1971 San Diego Padres 4 at New York Mets 2 L 17-7 15-14 32-21
June 11, 1971 San Francisco Giants 3 at New York Mets 2 L 17-8 15-14 32-22
June 12, 1971 San Francisco Giants 5 at New York Mets 1 L 17-9 15-14 32-23
June 13, 1971 San Francisco Giants 4 at New York Mets 5 W 18-9 15-14 33-23
June 14, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at New York Mets 2 L 18-10 15-14 33-24
June 15, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at New York Mets 0 L 18-11 15-14 33-25
June 16, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at New York Mets 7 W 19-11 15-14 34-25
June 18, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 0 at New York Mets 2 W 20-11 15-14 35-25
June 19, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at New York Mets 6 W 21-11 15-14 36-25
June 20, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at New York Mets 7 W 22-11 15-14 37-25
June 20, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 9 at New York Mets 7 L 22-12 15-14 37-26
June 21, 1971 New York Mets 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 22-12 15-15 37-27
June 22, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 22-12 16-15 38-27
June 23, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 22-12 16-16 38-28
June 24, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Montreal Expos 1 W 22-12 17-16 39-28
June 25, 1971 New York Mets 4 at Montreal Expos 1 W 22-12 18-16 40-28
June 25, 1971 New York Mets 4 at Montreal Expos 2 W 22-12 19-16 41-28
June 26, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Montreal Expos 1 W 22-12 20-16 42-28
June 27, 1971 New York Mets 4 at Montreal Expos 12 L 22-12 20-17 42-29
June 28, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 22-12 21-17 43-29
June 29, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 0 W 22-12 22-17 44-29
June 30, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at New York Mets 4 W 23-12 22-17 45-29
July 1, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at New York Mets 0 L 23-13 22-17 45-30
July 2, 1971 Atlanta Braves 3 at New York Mets 2 L 23-14 22-17 45-31
July 3, 1971 Atlanta Braves 7 at New York Mets 1 L 23-15 22-17 45-32
July 4, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at New York Mets 0 L 23-16 22-17 45-33
July 5, 1971 Montreal Expos 0 at New York Mets 8 W 24-16 22-17 46-33
July 5, 1971 Montreal Expos 2 at New York Mets 1 L 24-17 22-17 46-34
July 6, 1971 Montreal Expos 5 at New York Mets 1 L 24-18 22-17 46-35
July 7, 1971 Montreal Expos 12 at New York Mets 7 L 24-19 22-17 46-36
July 9, 1971 New York Mets 4 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 24-19 22-18 46-37
July 10, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 24-19 22-19 46-38
July 11, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Cincinnati Reds 7 L 24-19 22-20 46-39
July 11, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Cincinnati Reds 5 L 24-19 22-21 46-40
July 15, 1971 New York Mets 9 at Houston Astros 4 W 24-19 23-21 47-40
July 16, 1971 New York Mets 4 at Houston Astros 9 L 24-19 23-22 47-41
July 17, 1971 New York Mets 1 at Houston Astros 2 L 24-19 23-23 47-42
July 18, 1971 New York Mets 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 L 24-19 23-24 47-43
July 19, 1971 New York Mets 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 W 24-19 24-24 48-43
July 20, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 24-19 24-25 48-44
July 21, 1971 New York Mets 7 at Chicago Cubs 11 L 24-19 24-26 48-45
July 22, 1971 New York Mets 5 at Chicago Cubs 1 W 24-19 25-26 49-45
July 23, 1971 Houston Astros 5 at New York Mets 1 L 24-20 25-26 49-46
July 24, 1971 Houston Astros 3 at New York Mets 9 W 25-20 25-26 50-46
July 25, 1971 Houston Astros 6 at New York Mets 7 W 26-20 25-26 51-46
July 26, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at New York Mets 0 L 26-21 25-26 51-47
July 27, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at New York Mets 3 W 27-21 25-26 52-47
July 28, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at New York Mets 3 L 27-22 25-26 52-48
July 29, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at New York Mets 1 L 27-23 25-26 52-49
July 30, 1971 Chicago Cubs 0 at New York Mets 4 W 28-23 25-26 53-49
July 31, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Mets 5 W 29-23 25-26 54-49
August 1, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at New York Mets 2 L 29-24 25-26 54-50
August 2, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 4 at New York Mets 2 L 29-25 25-26 54-51
August 3, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 4 at New York Mets 9 W 30-25 25-26 55-51
August 3, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 5 at New York Mets 2 L 30-26 25-26 55-52
August 4, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 1 at New York Mets 0 L 30-27 25-26 55-53
August 5, 1971 New York Mets 1 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 30-27 25-27 55-54
August 6, 1971 New York Mets 9 at Atlanta Braves 1 W 30-27 26-27 56-54
August 7, 1971 New York Mets 20 at Atlanta Braves 6 W 30-27 27-27 57-54
August 8, 1971 New York Mets 0 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 30-27 27-28 57-55
August 10, 1971 New York Mets 6 at San Diego Padres 4 W 30-27 28-28 58-55
August 11, 1971 New York Mets 0 at San Diego Padres 1 L 30-27 28-29 58-56
August 12, 1971 New York Mets 0 at San Diego Padres 3 L 30-27 28-30 58-57
August 13, 1971 New York Mets 3 at San Francisco Giants 7 L 30-27 28-31 58-58
August 14, 1971 New York Mets 5 at San Francisco Giants 6 L 30-27 28-32 58-59
August 15, 1971 New York Mets 1 at San Francisco Giants 6 L 30-27 28-33 58-60
August 16, 1971 New York Mets 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 W 30-27 29-33 59-60
August 17, 1971 New York Mets 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 L 30-27 29-34 59-61
August 18, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 30-27 30-34 60-61
August 20, 1971 San Diego Padres 3 at New York Mets 2 L 30-28 30-34 60-62
August 21, 1971 San Diego Padres 1 at New York Mets 2 W 31-28 30-34 61-62
August 22, 1971 San Diego Padres 2 at New York Mets 4 W 32-28 30-34 62-62
August 23, 1971 San Francisco Giants 5 at New York Mets 4 L 32-29 30-34 62-63
August 24, 1971 San Francisco Giants 3 at New York Mets 2 L 32-30 30-34 62-64
August 25, 1971 San Francisco Giants 1 at New York Mets 5 W 33-30 30-34 63-64
August 28, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at New York Mets 9 W 34-30 30-34 64-64
August 28, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at New York Mets 2 W 35-30 30-34 65-64
August 29, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at New York Mets 4 W 36-30 30-34 66-64
August 30, 1971 New York Mets 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 36-30 30-35 66-65
August 31, 1971 New York Mets 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 36-30 30-36 66-66
September 1, 1971 New York Mets 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 36-30 31-36 67-66
September 2, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 36-30 32-36 68-66
September 3, 1971 New York Mets 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 36-30 33-36 69-66
September 4, 1971 New York Mets 6 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 W 36-30 34-36 70-66
September 4, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 0 W 36-30 35-36 71-66
September 5, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 7 L 36-30 35-37 71-67
September 6, 1971 New York Mets 7 at Montreal Expos 0 W 36-30 36-37 72-67
September 7, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Montreal Expos 9 L 36-30 36-38 72-68
September 8, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Montreal Expos 10 L 36-30 36-39 72-69
September 10, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at New York Mets 4 W 37-30 36-39 73-69
September 11, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at New York Mets 9 W 38-30 36-39 74-69
September 12, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at New York Mets 3 W 39-30 36-39 75-69
September 13, 1971 Montreal Expos 2 at New York Mets 4 W 40-30 36-39 76-69
September 14, 1971 Montreal Expos 3 at New York Mets 6 W 41-30 36-39 77-69
September 14, 1971 Montreal Expos 12 at New York Mets 1 L 41-31 36-39 77-70
September 15, 1971 Chicago Cubs 6 at New York Mets 2 L 41-32 36-39 77-71
September 15, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at New York Mets 2 L 41-33 36-39 77-72
September 16, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at New York Mets 0 L 41-34 36-39 77-73
September 17, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 W 41-34 37-39 78-73
September 18, 1971 New York Mets 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 41-34 37-40 78-74
September 19, 1971 New York Mets 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 41-34 38-40 79-74
September 21, 1971 New York Mets 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 41-34 38-41 79-75
September 22, 1971 New York Mets 1 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 41-34 38-42 79-76
September 23, 1971 New York Mets 5 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 41-34 39-42 80-76
September 24, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at New York Mets 2 L 41-35 39-42 80-77
September 25, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at New York Mets 2 W 42-35 39-42 81-77
September 26, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at New York Mets 3 W 43-35 39-42 82-77
September 27, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at New York Mets 1 L 43-36 39-42 82-78
September 28, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at New York Mets 2 L 43-37 39-42 82-79
September 30, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at New York Mets 6 W 44-37 39-42 83-79