1968 New York Mets season

1968 New York Mets season

The 1968 New York Mets season was the 7th regular season for the Mets. They went 73-89 and finished 9th in the National League. They were managed by Gil Hodges. They played home games at Shea Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 97 65 -- .599
San Francisco Giants 88 74 9 .543
Chicago Cubs 84 78 13 .519
Cincinnati Reds 83 79 14 .512
Atlanta Braves 81 81 16 .500
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 82 17 .494
Los Angeles Dodgers 76 86 21 .469
Philadelphia Phillies 76 86 21 .469
New York Mets 73 89 24 .451
Houston Astros 72 90 25 .444

Roster

1968 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
CF Agee, TommieTommie Agee 132 368 80 .217 5 17

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
Weis, AlAl Weis 90 274 47 .172 2 14

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
Cardwell, DonDon Cardwell 29 180 7 13 2.95 82

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

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Connors, BillBill Connors 9 0 1 0 9.00 8
Shaw, DonDon Shaw 7 0 0 0 0.73 11

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Jacksonville Suns International League Clyde McCullough
AA Memphis Blues Texas League Roy Sievers
A Visalia Mets California League Roy McMillan
A Raleigh-Durham Mets Carolina League Pete Pavlick
Short-Season A Mankato Mets Northern League Joe Frazier
Rookie Marion Mets Appalachian League Gary Gearhart

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Jacksonville, Marion

Notes

References

  • 1968 New York Mets
  • 1968 New York Mets team page at www.baseball-almanac.com