1970 New York Mets season

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1970 New York Mets
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Joan Whitney Payson
General manager(s) Johnny Murphy and Bob Scheffing
Manager(s) Gil Hodges
Local television WOR-TV
Local radio WJRZ/WNBC-FM
(Ralph Kiner, Lindsey Nelson, Bob Murphy)
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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 an 83–79 record and finished in third place in the National League's Eastern Division.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

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[edit]

Roster[edit]

1970 New York Mets
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

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[edit]

References[edit]