1970 New York Mets season

1970 New York Mets season

The 1970 New York Mets season was the 9th regular season for the Mets, who played home games at Shea Stadium. Led by manager Gil Hodges, the team had a 83-79 record yielding a third place finish in the National League's Eastern Division.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 89 73 .549 --
Chicago Cubs 84 78 .519 5
New York Mets 83 79 .512 6
St. Louis Cardinals 76 86 .469 13
Philadelphia Phillies 73 88 .453 15.5
Montreal Expos 73 89 .451 16

Notable transactions

Roster

1970 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
3B Foy, JoeJoe Foy 99 322 76 .236 6 37

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
Martínez, TedTed Martínez 4 16 1 .063 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

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; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Cardwell, DonDon Cardwell 16 0 2 0 6.48 8

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tidewater Tides International League Chuck Hiller
AA Memphis Blues Texas League John Antonelli
A Visalia Mets California League Joe Frazier
A Pompano Beach Mets Florida State League Gordon Mackenzie
Rookie Marion Mets Appalachian League Terry Christman

Notes

References

  • 1970 New York Mets
  • 1970 New York Mets team page at www.baseball-almanac.com