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1965 Auburn Mets Statistics

New York-Pennsylvania League (NYPL) - Class: A
Team Record: 73-55
Finished 2nd in the NYPL
Manager: Clyde McCullough (73-55)
Affiliation: New York Mets
Location: Auburn, New York
Ballpark: Falcon Park I
Attendance: 40,944, Avg. 640
1965 Auburn Mets Roster

The Auburn Mets of the New York-Pennsylvania League ended the 1965 season with a record of 73 wins and 55 losses, finishing second in the NYPL.

The Mets led the league with 740 runs, ignited by 175 home runs. Auburn surrendered 653 runs. Bruce Fitzpatrick paced the team with 27 home runs, while Al Yates, Dave Allen, Greg Goossen and Jan Firek each walloped 20 or more as well. Bruce Fitzpatrick recorded 89 runs batted in. Greg Goossen topped batters with significant playing time with a .305 average. Bill Denehy and Paul Alspach paced the squad with 13 wins each, and Bill Denehy recorded a 2.78 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Members of the 1965 Auburn Mets who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Jim McAndrew, Ken Boswell, Billy Wynne, Al Yates, Dick Rusteck, Don Shaw, Bob Johnson, Greg Goossen, Bill Denehy and Steve Dillon.

Clyde McCullough served as manager.


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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
Paul Alspach135.7223.63271260114.010155469721148207
Bill Denehy139.5912.782726103194.01738360108211359012
Bob Johnson71.8753.4512123086.07440336350804110
Carl Nelson74.6363.67351330130.0135735317660129318
Steve Dillon52.7143.911672053.05426231017150100
Jim McAndrew55.5005.3711113067.07250401220069010
Jay Carden56.4555.0419164191.011270511044268406
Gary Encerti411.2675.1115140081.09071461155159606
Don Shaw301.0000.001200015.062005119101
Dick Rusteck301.0001.641420044.022118222155005
Terry Christman33.5004.81881043.0472623533042105
Michael McCusker21.6673.60420015.01712626011202
Billy Wynne14.2001.892200057.0472212323363002
Robert Parker160.0
John Hames005.251200036.0353521929030003
Eric Maya0010.5020006.012872303000
Edward Loeffler0018.0021004.08882503000
Jerry Bark01.0001.29410014.016821601012
James Jenkins01.0003.901130030.0382413518139115
Totals7153.5733.77269128032401080.01059624452116541121004345740

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
David Smith124560520731371551148141129115.263.309.375.684195632
Greg Goossen109438377851151952484325663.305.395.573.968216203
William Contreras1285154226511510513617982114.273.399.412.811174812
Bruce Fitzpatrick1255584648811420427899181158.246.366.481.847223913
Al Yates692892544685812050532867.335.408.6101.019155502
Ken Boswell733382984985201733993646.285.362.430.792128040
Jan Firek9038233362841531860324484.252.346.477.824159410
Jack Tracy48228186487181831843117.382.473.5651.038105524
Jon O'Dell60242206356163620743469.296.397.442.83891101
Gary Haverly702592233457104635013158.256.341.417.75893014
Dave Allen542291993151331952522943.256.354.588.942117100
Steve Smith42142123284170216511415.333.414.439.85354320
Alan Feldstein31907512210221001118.280.386.413.80031220
James Dix1885821421112832316.256.282.366.64830000
Raymond Stadler381008591820511001217.212.320.412.73235201
Carl Nelson375246712102600111.261.306.413.71919230
Jim Handley2064511181006201020.157.302.176.4789111
Gary Rollins1740324710030077.219.350.250.6008001
Jay Carden20403527100300314.200.256.229.4858011
Terry Christman2233248620140071.250.419.458.87811020
Paul Alspach32453356010500210.182.222.242.4658091
Bill Denehy288062360003001332.097.253.097.3506050
Jim McAndrew11292434001300514.167.310.292.6027000
Dick Rusteck1414131300000013.231.286.231.5163000
Steve Dillon1619142300000045.214.389.214.6033010
Jerry Bark5430200000100.667.667.6671.3332010
John Hames1214122201010026.167.286.333.6194000
Billy Wynne2424221200010019.091.125.091.2162001
Gary Encerti2235266200000068.077.250.077.3272030
Bob Johnson12332732001300315.074.188.185.3735111
Don Shaw12330000000002.000.000.000.0000000
James Jenkins11871000000013.000.125.000.1250000
Edward Loeffler3111000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Michael McCusker4650000000004.000.000.000.0000010
Eric Maya21000000000101.0000000
Totals14035000428773911481504017564680535881055.268.361.444.805190305245280


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
William Contreras1B1241012422676.9768.500
Ken Boswell2B721401861435.9594.528
Jack Tracy2B481081421020.9625.208
Bruce Fitzpatrick3B5948792611.8302.153
Gary Haverly3B453662283.7782.178
Alan Feldstein3B211130112.7881.952
Greg GoossenC10081547138.9858.62031
Raymond StadlerC271741622.9907.0373
Jim HandleyC1085431.9678.9000
Jan FirekOF9012210152.8981.467
Al YatesOF68131681.9452.015
Bruce FitzpatrickOF6674981.9121.258
Jon O'DellOF5584120.9771.545
Dave AllenOF5256440.9381.154
Steve SmithOF2739030.9291.444
James DixOF1827040.8711.500
Gary HaverlyOF15121001.000.867
Carl NelsonP3551622.913.600
Bill DenehyP27123020.9551.556
Paul AlspachP2721022.857.444
Billy WynneP2251010.938.682
Jay CardenP19214011.000.842
Steve DillonP160411.800.250
Gary EncertiP1541220.8891.067
Dick RusteckP143611.900.643
Don ShawP1201001.000.083
Bob JohnsonP1221534.8501.417
John HamesP1235011.000.667
Jim McAndrewP11412001.0001.455
James JenkinsP111650.583.636
Terry ChristmanP8.000
Michael McCuskerP4.000
Jerry BarkP4.000
Eric MayaP2.000
Edward LoefflerP2.000
David SmithSS1242063805569.9144.726
Totals127432231160251243.9463.4403400

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.





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