1979 New York Mets Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 63-99
Finished 6th in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 788,764, Avg. 11,431
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Manager: Joe Torre (63-99)
Location: New York, New York
1979 New York Mets Roster
1979 New York Mets Results

The New York Mets of the National League ended the 1979 season with a record of 63 wins and 99 losses, finishing sixth in the NL's East Division.

The Mets scored 593 runs and yielded 706 runs. Joel Youngblood led New York with 16 home runs, and Lee Mazzilli walloped 20 or more, too. Richie Hebner and Lee Mazzilli each drove in 79 runs. Lee Mazzilli paced all regular hitters with a .303 average. Craig Swan topped the team with 14 wins and a team-best 3.29 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Joe Torre coached the team.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Craig Swan1413.5193.29353501030251.324110292205791452121027
Kevin Kobel68.4293.5130271110161.716974631446467322683
Neil Allen610.3753.555052700899.010046394471365006431
Pete Falcone614.3004.1633311110184.019491852476101131110797
Pat Zachry51.8333.5977010042.7441917321217211194
Wayne Twitchell53.6255.23332900063.7554437655844411294
Andy Hassler45.4443.702981110480.3743533542853027343
Dale Murray48.3334.825802400497.010558526521437003428
Dock Ellis37.3006.041714310085.011060579341041102391
Skip Lockwood25.2861.492702200942.33377314542002164
Tom Hausman26.2502.751910710278.7652524619133402315
Roy Lee Jackson101.0002.2080000016.311441501010161
Juan Berenguer11.5002.9355000030.7281310212025120126
Jeff Reardon12.3331.741801000220.712742931000281
Jesse Orosco12.3334.89182600035.0332019422022200154
Mike Scott13.2505.33189000052.3593531420321011229
Ed Glynn14.2003.004602000760.05722203401032201269
Ray Burris02.0003.3244000021.7211082631010193
John Pacella02.0004.4143000016.316880401200069
Dwight Bernard03.0004.70321600044.0592623226420001208
Totals6399.3893.84491163147165361482.714867066331206071078192411456357

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Lee Mazzilli15869359778181344157934129374.303.395.449.84426860035
Frank Taveras1536806358916726913342193372.263.301.337.6392141121001
Joel Youngblood15866559090162375166018136084.275.346.436.78225777447
Doug Flynn15758055535135195461031746.243.265.317.582176150627
John Stearns1556025385813129296615155257.243.312.355.667191214355
Richie Hebner136549473541272521079315959.268.354.393.74718678186
Steve Henderson98393350421071685391353858.306.380.440.82015474106
Willie Montanez1094424103696190547012548.234.277.317.594130151157
Elliott Maddox862492242160130112322027.268.335.339.6747633110
Alex Trevino792322072456111020222027.271.338.333.6716981402
Ed Kranepool8217415573650217011318.232.287.303.5914761052
Dan Norman4412211092731311201026.245.311.373.6844111012
Gil Flores70106939181111020817.194.262.258.5202411310
Bruce Boisclair5910698718510402324.184.210.255.4652521130
Ron Hodges59106864144005001916.163.311.209.5211800013
Kelvin Chapman358780712120400515.150.198.213.4101710110
Jose Cardenal11443781140241063.297.409.568.9772101000
Craig Swan359181310200201638.123.184.148.3321200400
Kevin Kobel30554619100200018.196.196.217.4131010900
Pete Falcone33595219000200219.173.204.173.377920500
Wayne Twitchell33980300000005.375.375.375.750300100
Tom Hausman1927260300000004.115.115.115.231310100
Pat Zachry716160200000007.125.125.125.250200000
Dock Ellis1728262200010017.077.111.077.188200100
Roy Lee Jackson81101000000001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
Ray Burris4760100000002.167.167.167.333100100
Juan Berenguer51070100000022.143.333.143.476100100
Skip Lockwood28320000000001.000.000.000.000000100
Sergio Ferrer32977000000223.000.222.000.222000000
Tim Foli3770000000000.000.000.000.000010000
Ed Glynn46440000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Mike Scott1814121000000018.000.077.000.077000100
John Pacella4440000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Jesse Orosco18760000000004.000.000.000.000000100
Andy Hassler29232200000000117.000.043.000.043010000
Dale Murray58960000000013.000.143.000.143000200
Neil Allen5014140000000006.000.000.000.000000000
Jeff Reardon18000000000000000000
Dwight Bernard323000000000101.000000200
Totals2176623055915931399255417455813579498817.250.313.350.664195811735664053


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Willie Montanez1B108104949.0905761195.9899.3039.0830000
Ed Kranepool1B2926228.0203190181.0008.7637.6550000
John Stearns1B1614130.311480161.0008.4257.6250000
Lee Mazzilli1B1515130.012212115.9939.2778.9330000
Richie Hebner1B6225.326211.9669.9474.6670000
Jose Cardenal1B2218.0160031.0008.0008.0000000
Bruce Boisclair1B102.020001.0009.0002.0000000
Doug Flynn2B1481411225.03693801398.9835.5035.0610000
Kelvin Chapman2B2215161.05046215.9805.3664.3640000
Joel Youngblood2B13671.7212226.9565.4003.3080000
Alex Trevino2B8117.363011.0004.6731.1250000
Sergio Ferrer2B407.713011.0004.6961.0000000
Richie Hebner3B1341281100.7992462226.9402.8212.5750000
Alex Trevino3B2714161.3153736.9452.9011.9260000
Joel Youngblood3B12773.081721.9263.0822.0830000
John Stearns3B11766.051422.9052.5911.7270000
Elliott Maddox3B11762.021710.9502.7581.7270000
Sergio Ferrer3B12017.73210.8332.547.4170000
Kelvin Chapman3B102.010001.0004.5001.0000000
John StearnsC1211131029.7628851211.9836.2325.893701005234.2
Alex TrevinoC3633300.72083167.9767.1546.63970232147.7
Ron HodgesC2217152.3821621.9805.7904.4551013940.9
Lee MazzilliOF1431421260.73581241.9892.6412.5870000
Joel YoungbloodOF1471391228.73081853.9852.3882.2180000
Steve HendersonOF9494831.7201623.9902.2402.2020000
Elliott MaddoxOF6542425.3129521.9852.8352.0620000
Dan NormanOF3326244.754420.9672.1341.7580000
Bruce BoisclairOF2414151.3342001.0002.1411.5000000
Gil FloresOF3210138.039110.9762.6091.2500000
Jose CardenalOF9971.0170001.0002.1551.8890000
Ed KranepoolOF8756.0120001.0001.9291.5000000
John StearnsOF6640.77020.7781.5491.1670000
Craig SwanP3535251.31729031.0001.6471.3140000
Pete FalconeP3331184.031411.944.832.5150000
Kevin KobelP3027161.7132632.9292.1711.3000000
Neil AllenP50599.091411.9582.091.4600000
Dale MurrayP58097.051913.9602.227.4140000
Dock EllisP171485.0713011.0002.1181.1760000
Andy HasslerP29880.311610.9441.905.5860000
Tom HausmanP191078.71011001.0002.4031.1050000
Wayne TwitchellP33263.72811.9091.414.3030000
Ed GlynnP46060.053001.0001.200.1740000
Mike ScottP18952.33720.8331.720.5560000
Dwight BernardP32144.028011.0002.045.3130000
Pat ZachryP7742.737001.0002.1091.4290000
Skip LockwoodP27042.31311.800.850.1480000
Jesse OroscoP18235.029011.0002.829.6110000
Juan BerenguerP5530.70110.500.293.2000000
Ray BurrisP4421.74310.8752.9081.7500000
Jeff ReardonP18020.711011.000.871.1110000
John PacellaP4316.321001.0001.653.7500000
Roy Lee JacksonP8016.321011.0001.653.3750000
Frank TaverasSS1531501322.32704382588.9664.8194.6270000
Doug FlynnSS2012132.3334139.9615.0333.7000000
Tim FoliSS3116.046011.0005.6253.3330000
Sergio FerrerSS5012.045021.0006.7501.8000000
Totals1992146713344.044481768140448.9784.1923.1201501368237.6




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