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1978 New York Mets


66 - 96

(6th place in the NL East, 24 GB)

1977 / 1979 (Team History)

Runs Scored/Expected: 607 / 628 (-21)
Runs Allowed/Expected: 690 / 621 (-69)

Pythagorean Record: 72 - 90 (-6)

Home Record: 33 - 47 (.413) -12.9 wins
Away Record: 33 - 49 (.402) -2.0 wins
Team Uniforms Dressed to the Nines
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Shea Stadium

Attendance: 1,007,328 Avg Att: 12,592 (0.61)
Att Rank: 10 / 12 Lg Avg: 20,707
       
Park Factor: 0.96    
HR Factor: 0.98 R/L HR: 0.94 / 1.05

Notes:




1978 New York Mets
rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
Glossary

Left Field
25
2.5
3.4
-0.0
Center Field
23
3.3
4.3
-0.9
25
0.3
0.4
-0.1

Right Field
30
0.9
1.7
-0.4
26
1.1
1.1
0.1
25
0.1
-0.0
0.4
30
-0.3
-0.2
0.1
33
-0.6
-0.2
-0.4
23
-0.1
0.4
-0.3
32
-0.2
0.1
-0.2
Shortstop
27
0.9
-0.3
0.5
27
-0.1
-0.2
-0.1
Second Base
27
-1.0
-1.0
-0.8
28
0.3
0.3
-0.1
Third Base
29
0.8
0.6
0.0
First Base
30
0.4
1.7
-0.1
Manager W-L
37
66-96
.407
-0.1
Catcher
26
5.3
3.1
1.2
29
0.5
0.3
0.0
20
0.1
-0.0
0.1
20
0.1
0.1
0.0
Starting Pitcher
35
235.1
1.2
1.5
-0.3
27
207.1
5.5
5.6
-0.2
24
203.2
-0.7
-0.9
0.2
26
138.0
1.5
1.8
-0.3
27
133.2
-1.4
-1.1
-0.3
24
108.1
1.6
1.4
0.1
25
51.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
23
13.0
-0.5
-0.4
-0.0
24
12.2
-0.5
-0.6
0.1
Relief Pitcher
31
90.2
1.0
0.8
0.2
28
86.1
0.3
0.2
0.0
26
48.0
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
26
37.1
-0.9
-0.9
0.0
26
36.2
0.6
0.7
-0.0
25
28.0
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
25
24.2
0.2
0.2
-0.0
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Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James