1978 New York Mets
66 - 96
1977 / 1979 (Organization)
6th place in the NL East (24 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
33 - 47 (.413)
33 - 49 (.402)
-12.9 wins
-2.0 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 607 / 635 ( -28 )
Allowed/Expected: 690 / 628 ( -62 )
Pyth Record: 72 - 90 (-6)
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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: 0.97    
HR Factor: 0.98 R/L HR: 0.93 / 1.09
Notes:


Batting

Filters
Bats
#
R
H
K
1 Lee Mazzilli
CF
23.3
619
18.8
8.2
28.6
35.8
-4.2
4.6
1.0
4.2
20.4
-5.1
17.3
14.4
16.8
-1.9
10.8
5.7
11.8
-2.3
2 John Stearns
C
26.9
563
17.1
2.9
16.1
42.0
-6.0
0.2
-3.1
5.4
13.2
13.1
21.6
20.4
15.2
5.5
29.7
11.0
17.2
-0.6
3 Steve Henderson
LF
25.6
654
3.2
4.6
11.3
7.1
0.1
2.4
4.3
-1.3
6.8
-28.0
5.1
2.2
-4.7
-1.0
-17.7
-1.6
-1.6
-0.5
4 Joel Youngblood
2B
26.8
287
2.9
-1.6
15.1
7.0
-6.9
-0.1
6.0
2.1
16.8
-3.3
-9.1
-9.4
-4.1
-0.3
-11.8
-0.9
-3.3
1.3
5 Willie Montanez
1B
30.3
679
1.9
-1.2
8.0
5.9
-7.2
7.8
-4.2
3.4
9.1
-7.7
-4.1
0.0
1.0
-2.1
-5.4
-5.3
-8.2
0.2
6 Dan Norman
RF
23.5
67
1.8
0.5
6.7
2.1
1.1
-2.8
0.5
2.9
6.2
-5.7
-2.8
-3.9
-0.6
-0.3
-8.0
-0.2
-0.8
0.3
7 Elliott Maddox
RF
30.5
469
1.4
-0.4
-19.7
-0.8
1.4
-1.9
-1.4
-6.1
-19.4
20.5
21.1
29.8
16.7
-0.2
44.2
-11.1
-6.4
-6.8
8 Butch Benton
C
20.9
5
0.8
1.0
0.5
-0.9
1.2
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
-0.5
0.6
1.4
-0.4
1.5
1.0
0.0
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
9 Ken Henderson
RF
32.0
26
0.5
-0.7
1.7
2.9
-2.3
1.0
-0.2
0.5
2.3
-0.8
0.5
1.7
0.4
-0.1
1.2
-0.5
0.2
-0.7
10 Gil Flores
CF
25.7
33
0.4
0.5
-1.0
-0.8
1.6
-1.4
0.8
-0.6
-1.5
-0.9
0.6
0.1
1.3
-0.2
-0.6
0.1
-0.3
0.3
11 Alex Trevino
C
20.8
13
-0.9
-0.1
-1.6
-1.8
0.9
-0.6
-0.1
-0.2
-1.5
-0.4
-0.2
-0.1
-0.8
-0.1
-0.4
-0.3
-0.5
0.0
12 Sergio Ferrer
SS
27.4
40
-1.5
-1.5
-3.5
-0.7
-0.7
-1.5
0.7
-0.8
-2.0
-2.0
-0.4
0.5
-1.7
0.8
-1.0
0.1
-0.4
0.3
13 Bobby Valentine
2B
28.1
188
-1.9
1.7
-7.7
-8.4
4.3
-1.0
-1.4
-2.2
-9.5
5.4
3.8
2.4
-0.1
0.1
6.2
-3.8
-5.1
-0.3
14 Ed Kranepool
RF
33.6
93
-2.8
-3.9
-2.7
0.1
-3.6
-1.3
-0.6
1.1
1.2
-0.4
-4.3
-0.2
-5.3
0.6
-0.5
-1.8
-2.6
0.0
15 Ron Hodges
C
29.0
115
-3.0
-0.3
-6.7
-8.8
1.7
-0.1
0.3
-2.3
-6.4
3.3
-0.4
-0.2
-2.7
0.5
2.2
-1.7
-1.0
-1.0
16 Tom Grieve
RF
30.3
110
-5.6
-5.1
-8.3
-6.6
-2.0
-1.7
-0.8
0.1
-3.3
-9.3
-5.8
-0.7
-6.2
-0.5
-7.4
-2.2
-2.2
-0.7
17 Bruce Boisclair
RF
25.6
244
-6.4
-7.2
-12.2
-6.0
-5.1
-1.7
-0.5
-0.9
-5.0
-12.7
-7.8
1.4
-7.5
-1.1
-7.6
-2.0
-1.4
-1.0
18 Len Randle
3B
29.4
508
-6.5
-10.8
-26.0
3.1
-8.7
-3.2
4.8
-7.8
-15.2
6.2
2.3
19.3
0.2
-1.3
23.7
2.0
7.2
-2.9
19 Tim Foli
SS
27.6
443
-18.9
-0.6
-24.9
-59.8
10.7
2.3
-2.2
-6.7
-24.3
25.3
-18.4
-25.3
-22.9
-0.0
-7.3
-6.6
-5.7
-2.7
20 Doug Flynn
2B
27.2
572
-30.7
-11.4
-48.3
-68.7
12.6
-12.3
3.9
-9.9
-36.9
21.3
-27.5
-20.7
-29.8
-1.6
-5.6
-8.9
-9.6
-2.4
5728
-29.2
-25.4
-74.9
-57.2
-11.3
-11.5
7.9
-19.3
-49.4
19.4
-7.2
31.2
-33.4
-2.3
44.8
-28.3
-13.1
-19.5
 
#
R
H
K
1 Nino Espinosa
P
24.9
75
1.8
4.3
4.7
-1.3
4.0
1.6
-0.2
-0.2
0.4
-8.1
3.8
-1.4
4.6
-0.2
-2.4
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
2 Skip Lockwood
P
31.9
13
1.2
0.4
4.0
3.1
-1.2
0.8
-0.0
1.0
3.6
-1.5
0.2
-0.4
0.2
-0.0
-0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
3 Roy Lee Jackson
P
24.2
3
0.8
1.6
1.4
-0.2
1.7
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.1
0.8
1.5
-0.1
1.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
4 Tom Hausman
P
25.3
19
0.4
0.5
0.9
0.7
0.2
0.6
-0.0
-0.1
0.3
0.1
1.0
0.4
1.3
-0.0
0.4
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
5 Dwight Bernard
P
26.1
6
0.3
0.3
0.1
0.6
0.4
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.2
-0.4
1.0
0.8
1.2
-0.0
0.8
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
6 Kevin Kobel
P
24.7
30
0.2
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.2
0.4
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.1
0.8
-0.1
0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
7 Paul Siebert
P
25.1
1
-0.0
-0.1
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.3
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
8 Bob Myrick
P
25.8
2
-0.1
-0.3
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
-0.1
0.5
-0.3
-0.1
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
9 Juan Berenguer
P
23.6
3
-0.1
-0.4
-0.6
-0.2
-0.3
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
-0.1
-1.2
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
10 Dale Murray
P
28.4
8
-0.2
-1.0
-1.3
0.4
-0.8
-0.2
-0.0
-0.0
-0.3
-1.9
-0.3
0.7
-0.1
-0.0
0.5
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
11 Craig Swan
P
27.6
76
-0.7
0.5
-2.0
-2.1
2.9
-1.5
-0.2
-0.2
-2.6
5.4
1.8
0.6
1.4
-0.2
1.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
12 Mike Bruhert
P
27.0
41
-1.1
-2.9
-4.4
-3.2
-0.9
-0.8
-0.1
-0.1
-1.6
-10.1
-3.6
-1.3
-2.8
-0.1
-2.5
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
13 Pat Zachry
P
26.2
52
-1.4
-3.3
-5.0
0.6
-1.9
-1.0
-0.1
-0.1
-1.7
-5.2
-0.8
2.4
-2.3
-0.1
1.8
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
14 Jerry Koosman
P
35.5
75
-2.1
-4.3
-4.0
-2.5
-4.1
1.6
-0.2
-0.2
0.3
-7.1
-5.6
-2.4
-4.6
-0.2
-3.2
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
404
-0.9
-4.5
-6.4
-4.3
0.0
1.4
-0.9
-0.1
-1.9
-28.4
-1.2
-0.8
0.4
-0.9
-4.2
-0.4
-0.6
0.0

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