1971 New York Mets season

1971 New York Mets season

The 1971 New York Mets season was the 10th 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 fourth place finish in the National League East.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 97 65 .599 --
St. Louis Cardinals 90 72 .556 7
Chicago Cubs 83 79 .512 14
New York Mets 83 79 .512 14
Montreal Expos 71 90 .441 25.5
Philadelphia Phillies 67 95 .414 30

Notable transactions

Roster

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

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
Marshall, DaveDave Marshall 100 214 51 .238 3 21
Hahn, DonDon Hahn 98 178 42 .236 1 11
Martínez, TedTed Martínez 38 125 36 .288 1 10
Estrada, FrankFrank Estrada 1 2 1 .500 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
Seaver, TomTom Seaver 36 286.1 20 10 1.76 289
Gentry, GaryGary Gentry 32 203.1 12 11 3.23 155

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
Williams, CharlieCharlie Williams 31 90.1 5 6 4.78 53

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
Frisella, DannyDanny Frisella 53 8 5 12 1.99 93
Capra, BuzzBuzz Capra 3 0 1 0 8.44 6

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tidewater Tides International League Hank Bauer
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 Chuck Hiller

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Visalia

Notes

References

  • 1971 New York Mets
  • 1971 New York Mets team page at www.baseball-almanac.com