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1979 New York Mets season

1979 New York Mets
Major League affiliations
Location
  • New York, New York (since 1962)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Charles Shipman Payson
    General manager(s) Joe McDonald
    Manager(s) Joe Torre
    Local television WOR-TV
    Local radio WMCA
    (Ralph Kiner, Bob Murphy, Steve Albert)
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    The 1979 New York Mets season was the 18th regular season for the Mets, who played home games at Shea Stadium. Led by manager Joe Torre, the team had a 63–99 record and finished in sixth place in the National League's Eastern Division.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    NL East W L GB Pct.
    Pittsburgh Pirates 98 64 -- .605
    Montreal Expos 95 65 2 .594
    St. Louis Cardinals 86 76 12 .531
    Philadelphia Phillies 84 78 14 .519
    Chicago Cubs 80 82 18 .494
    New York Mets 63 99 35 .389

    Opening Day starters

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1979 New York Mets
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    1B Montañez, WillieWillie Montañez 109 410 96 .234 5 47
    2B Flynn, DougDoug Flynn 157 555 135 .243 4 61
    3B Hebner, RichieRichie Hebner 136 473 127 .268 10 79
    LF Henderson, SteveSteve Henderson 98 350 107 .306 5 39
    CF Mazzilli, LeeLee Mazzilli 158 597 181 .303 15 79

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Maddox, ElliottElliott Maddox 86 224 60 .268 1 12
    Chapman, KelvinKelvin Chapman 35 80 12 .150 0 4
    Ferrer, SergioSergio Ferrer 32 9 0 .000 0 0
    Foli, TimTim Foli 3 7 0 .000 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Falcone, PetePete Falcone 33 184 6 14 4.16 113
    Kobel, KevinKevin Kobel 30 161.2 6 8 3.51 67
    Berenguer, JuanJuan Berenguer 5 30.2 1 1 2.93 25

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Scott, MikeMike Scott 18 52.1 1 3 5.33 21

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Allen, NeilNeil Allen 50 6 10 8 3.55 65
    Orosco, JesseJesse Orosco 18 1 2 0 4.89 22

    Farm system

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    Notes

    References