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1979 New York Mets season

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 yielding a 6th place finish 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

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tidewater Tides International League Frank Verdi
AA Jackson Mets Texas League Bob Wellman
A Lynchburg Mets Carolina League Jack Aker
Short-Season A Little Falls Mets New York-Penn League Matt Galante
Short-Season A Grays Harbor Mets Northwest League Dan Monzon

Notes

References

  • 1979 New York Mets
  • 1979 New York Mets team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
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