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1972 New York Mets  (1971)  (1973)
80-82, 2nd in NL Eastern Division
Scored 637 runs, Allowed 663 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-84
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .691
Park Factor: Batting - 91 / Pitching - 91 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 77-85   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 83-73
Manager(s): Ray Cappocchi

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 C   Johnny Bench         24  162  602   99  150  18   4  35  105   0   0   89  110  .249  .342  .467   99   5.7  1(-4)e2  -111  
 1B  Harmon Killebrew     36  151  470   68  101  14   3  29   86   0   0   91  117  .215  .345  .443   73   5.1  4e12      -29  
 OF *Pat Kelly            27  141  418   73  118  17   8   4   29  31   7   57   66  .282  .372  .390   67   5.8  3(0)e10    38  
 OF *John Milner          22  134  387   56  102  16   2  17   56   0   0   59   77  .264  .371  .447   62   5.6  4(+3)e14   55  
 SS #Bud Harrelson        28  151  472   59  114  17   4   0   27   8   5   72   50  .242  .344  .294   52   3.6  2e24       61  
 OF *Rusty Staub          28  121  267   38   79  15   0   4   34   0   1   37   12  .296  .382  .397   40   5.4  3(-4)e5   -45  
 OF *Ed Kranepool         27  137  364   39   97  14   0   7   40   0   0   24   22  .266  .313  .363   39   3.8  4(+4)e14  -55  
 OF  Tommie Agee          29  125  339   44   72  18   0  13   34   0   0   36   81  .212  .294  .381   38   3.8  3(-2)e16  -18  
 2B  Tommy Helms          31  157  503   35  107  25   3   3   36   0   1   19   36  .213  .254  .292   36   2.4  2e17      -91  
 2B *Ken Boswell          26   65  134   24   40   1   0  15   41   0   0    6   19  .299  .324  .642   26   7.0  4e10      374  
 3B  Ted Martinez         24  131  348   20   77  13   1   3   25   2   2    6   60  .221  .238  .290   22   2.1  3e25       -4  
 3B  Ed Spiezio           30   88  252   23   59  10   0   1   20   0   0   18   40  .234  .285  .286   20   2.9  4e26       -9  
 OF  Cleon Jones          29   96  190   23   46   6   0   4   23   0   0    9   53  .242  .286  .337   17   3.1  4(0)e4    -13  
 C   Duffy Dyer           26   65  142   10   29   9   2   3   12   0   0    6   43  .204  .248  .359   13   3.1  3(-2)e4   -67  
 OF  Tommy Davis          33   38   82    6   23   4   0   0   10   2   0   10   17  .280  .359  .329    9   4.1  4(+4)e10   88  
 1B  Danny Cater          32    8    8    2    4   2   0   1    3   0   0    0    1  .500  .500 1.125    4  30.4  3e17      983  
 3B  Syd O'Brien          27    2    3    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .333  .333  .333    0   4.5  3e65      113  
 OF  Rick Renick          28    4    9    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    3  .111  .200  .111    0    .9  4(+3)e7  -293  
 SS  Lute Barnes          25    8   17    1    2   0   1   0    2   0   0    0    1  .118  .118  .235    0    .4  4e24     -258  
 OF *Dave Schneck         23    9   13    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    4  .000  .000  .000    0   -.0  3(-1)e5  -571  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           625                  -12

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P *Jon Matlack          22  17  12  .586  40  40   3   0   0   0   1  276.1  234  104   90  19   74  195  2.93   97   3.1  -36  
  P *Jerry Koosman        29  12   9  .571  34  30   0   2   2   0   0  183.2  170   74   65   9   45  187  3.19   73   3.6  -61  
  P  Jim McAndrew         28  11  11  .500  33  30   0   1   0   0   0  184.1  170   88   80  21   58   85  3.91   81   3.9   45  
  P  Bruce Dal Canton     30  10   8  .556  50  17   1  14   4   1   1  142.1  174   70   62  10   40   72  3.92   82   5.3   62  
  P  Wayne Simpson        23  10   9  .526  34  20   1   3   0   0   0  142.0  154   62   50  14   53   75  3.17   72   4.6  -27  
  P  Danny Frisella       26   5   2  .714  49   0   0  21  12   4   0   66.1   72   30   25   5   19   46  3.39   32   4.4    2  
  P *Tug McGraw           27   4   6  .400  80   0   0  61  33   8   0  112.2   88   33   30   3   40   88  2.40   33   2.7   26  
  P  Buzz Capra           24   3   3  .500  19   6   0   6   2   0   0   53.0   54   25   25   6   25   56  4.25   30   5.3  -37  
  P *Earl Stephenson      24   3   4  .429  33   8   0  13   2   0   0   88.2   82   39   33   7   30   36  3.35   38   3.9  -33  
  P *Ray Sadecki          31   3   6  .333  55   2   0  15   2   3   0   84.0   99   48   44   3   38   55  4.71   47   5.0   42  
  P *Tom Hilgendorf       30   1   2  .333  25   3   0   8   2   1   0   45.1   52   22   15   2   20   21  2.98   24   4.9  -44  
  P  Bob Rauch            23   1   2  .333  18   0   0   5   0   1   0   27.0   33   19   19   1   22   25  6.33   20   6.8    1  
  P *Brent Strom          23   0   1  .000   6   0   0   1   0   0   0    6.0    5    5    4   1    4    3  6.00    3   6.1 -109  
  P *John Cumberland      25   0   7  .000  15   6   1   6   1   0   0   43.1   69   44   40  13   15   16  8.31   45   9.3   78  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      685         -2

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Johnny Bench         1250 139 147  902   43   3  10  .997  18   6
 Duffy Dyer            205  23  32  161    6   1   2  .994   4   1
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Harmon Killebrew 1187 142 148 1176 86 7 125 .994 9.57 Ed Kranepool 239 20 61 233 23 3 32 .988 9.64 Danny Cater 15 0 6 13 0 0 2 1.000 7.80 Johnny Bench 8 0 2 8 0 0 2 1.000 9.00 Tommy Davis 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 7.36 John Milner 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tommy Helms 1224 129 151 390 346 9 109 .988 5.41 Ken Boswell 231 33 38 64 70 0 20 1.000 5.21 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ted Martinez 645 65 103 57 132 7 20 .964 2.64 Ed Spiezio 609 72 84 74 113 9 14 .954 2.77 Johnny Bench 186 23 27 24 38 4 5 .939 3.01 Rick Renick 8 1 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.38 Syd O'Brien 6 1 2 3 0 1 0 .750 4.50 Ken Boswell 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bud Harrelson 1178 127 151 205 484 22 98 .969 5.26 Ted Martinez 245 31 39 39 85 3 16 .976 4.55 Lute Barnes 32 4 6 9 14 0 2 1.000 6.54 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Pat Kelly             835  98 110  165    7   6   1  .966  1.85
 Cleon Jones           213  21  46   41    3   1   0  .978  1.86
 Tommy Davis           158  21  22   18    0   1   0  .947  1.03
 Tommie Agee            85   6  19   14    0   0   0 1.000  1.49
 Duffy Dyer             63   8   8   13    0   2   0  .867  1.86
 John Milner            42   4  11    7    2   1   0  .900  1.93
 Ed Kranepool           27   2   6    7    1   0   0 1.000  2.70
 Rusty Staub            20   1   6    5    0   0   0 1.000  2.29
 Ted Martinez            7   1   2    2    1   0   1 1.000  3.86
 Dave Schneck            4   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Rick Renick             2   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- John Milner 742 92 96 185 4 2 1 .990 2.29 Tommie Agee 667 68 99 215 12 10 2 .958 3.06 Cleon Jones 30 1 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.43 Rusty Staub 8 1 7 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.25 Pat Kelly 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Dave Schneck 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ed Kranepool 586 69 71 103 2 6 1 .946 1.61 Rusty Staub 548 61 75 97 9 5 2 .955 1.74 Cleon Jones 122 14 18 20 3 1 1 .958 1.70 Pat Kelly 86 5 20 8 0 1 0 .889 0.83 John Milner 78 9 12 14 0 0 0 1.000 1.61 Dave Schneck 13 1 2 4 2 0 0 1.000 4.15 Rick Renick 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Duffy Dyer 6 1 2 1 0 1 0 .500 1.50 Tommy Davis 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .500 2.25 Tommie Agee 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Ted Martinez 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1972 Draft


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