1976 New York Mets season: Wikis

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1976 New York Mets
Major league affiliations
Location
1976 information
Owner(s) Charles Shipman Payson
General manager(s) Joe McDonald
Manager(s) Joe Frazier
Local television WOR-TV
Local radio WNEW
(Ralph Kiner, Lindsey Nelson, Bob Murphy)

The New York Mets' 1976 season was the 15th regular season for the Mets, who played played home games at Shea Stadium. Led by manager Joe Frazier, the team had a 86-76 record yielding a 3rd place finish in the National League's Eastern Division.

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Offseason

On December 6, Mrs. Lorinda de Roulet, daughter of the late Joan Payson, was named president of the Mets. (The critical decisions, however, were still made by board chairman Donald Grant and General Manager Joe McDonald.)

Regular season

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Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Philadelphia Phillies 101 61 .623 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 92 70 .568 9
New York Mets 86 76 .531 15
Chicago Cubs 75 87 .463 26
St. Louis Cardinals 72 90 .444 29
Montreal Expos 55 107 .340 46

Notable transactions

Roster

1976 New York Mets 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
2B Millán, FélixFélix Millán 139 531 150 .282 1 35
CF Unser, DelDel Unser 77 276 63 .228 5 25

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Garrett, WayneWayne Garrett 80 251 56 .223 4 26
Mangual, PepePepe Mangual 41 102 19 .186 1 9
Foster, LeoLeo Foster 24 59 12 .203 1 15
Baldwin, BillyBilly Baldwin 9 22 6 .273 1 5
Dwyer, JimJim Dwyer 11 13 2 .154 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Lolich, MickeyMickey Lolich 31 192.7 8 13 3.22 120

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Espinosa, NinoNino Espinosa 12 41.2 4 4 3.67 30

Relief pitchers

Player G IP W L SV ERA SO
Apodaca, BobBob Apodaca 43 3 7 5 2.81 45
Myrick, BobBob Myrick 21 1 1 0 3.25 11
Baldwin, RickRick Baldwin 11 0 0 0 2.38 9

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tidewater Tides International League Tom Burgess
AA Jackson Mets Texas League John Antonelli
A Lynchburg Mets Carolina League Jack Aker
A Wausau Mets Midwest League Bill Monbouquette
Rookie Marion Mets Appalachian League Al Jackson

Notes

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0963718983.  

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