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Ed Kranepool
Inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame, 1990
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 11 of 975 players
Kranepool
Edward Emil Kranepool
Born: November 8, 1944 at New York, N.Y.
Throws: Left Bats: Left
Height: 6.03 Weight: 205

Ed Kranepool has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 64 times, most recently on April 12, 2014.

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First Mets game: September 22, 1962
Last Mets game: September 30, 1979





Uniform Numbers:
Uniform
Number
Start DateEnd Date
21September 22, 1962October 4, 1964
7April 10, 1965September 30, 1979
21,+7

Signed with New York Mets as a free agent on June 27, 1962.

Granted free agency on November 1, 1979.

  • Tied Mets season record of 9 Intentional Walks in 1966. Record was previously set by Duke Snider in 1963. Set new record in 1967 with 15.
  • Established a Mets season record for Sacrifice Flies in 1965 with 8. Tied by Bud Harrelson in 1970 and by Cleon Jones in 1973. Broken by Rusty Staub in 1975 with 9.

Click the icon to see a graph of Ed Kranepool's batting, slugging, and on base percentages

Batting Record with New York Mets
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1962 3 6011000001000002.167.333.167
1963 86 2732257122214180500421279.209.289.256
1964 119 4204710819410453225020134165.257.393.310
1965 153 5254413324410533977121418195.253.371.303
1966 146 4645111815216574196631104185.254.399.316
1967 141 46937126171105437155110454175.269.373.321
1968 127 373298613132019539203101110.231.295.271
1969 112 35336849211493773203224130.238.368.307
1970 43 47280003502000008.170.170.250
1971 122 4216111820414583863310452188.280.447.340
1972 122 327288815183434133511024129.269.394.336
1973 100 2842868122135304280104287.239.306.310
1974 94 2172065111424180140100290.300.415.350
1975 106 325421051604432762101105133.323.409.370
1976 123 4154712117110493543801023170.292.410.344
1977 108 281287917010402372001405126.281.448.330
1978 66 817172031982121000328.210.346.280
1979 82 15573650217132181010547.232.303.287
18 years 1853 54365361418225251186144548958114152735582047.261.377.316

League Championship Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1969 3 12231001102001004.250.333.308
1973 1 2010002000000001.500.500.500
2 years 4 14241003102001005.286.357.333

World Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1969 1 4110011000000004.2501.000.250
1973 4 3000000000000000.000.000.000
2 years 5 7110011000000004.143.571.143

  • Led Mets in games with 146 in 1966 and with 122 in 1972.
  • Led Mets in hits with 133 in 1965.
  • Led Mets in doubles with 24 in 1965.
  • Led Mets in triples with 4 in 1965.
  • Led Mets in home runs with 16 in 1966. Tied for Mets lead in home runs with 14 in 1971.
  • Led Mets in batting average with .253 in 1965.
  • Led Mets in intentional walks with 7 in 1965, with 9 in 1966, with 15 in 1967 and with 13 in 1972. Tied for Mets lead in intentional walks with 7 in 1977.
  • Led Mets in sacrifice flies with 8 in 1965 and with 5 in 1977.
  • Led Mets in sacrifice hits with 10 in 1968.
  • Tied for Mets lead in grounded into double play with 13 in 1965.

Games where Ed Kranepool had 2 or more Home Runs
vs. Philadelphia (NL) 08/14/64. At San Francisco (NL) 04/24/65. At Atlanta (NL) 04/23/66. At Montreal (NL) 04/29/69.
vs. Los Angeles (NL) 06/03/69. At Chicago (NL) 04/10/77.

Games where Ed Kranepool had 4 or more Hits
At St. Louis (NL) 09/04/63. At Chicago (NL) 05/31/65. At San Francisco (NL) 09/17/66. At Philadelphia (NL) 08/15/67.
At St. Louis (NL) 04/26/71. vs. Montreal (NL) 08/10/79.

Games played by position
1962: First Base 3
1963: Outfield 55, Right Field 50, First Base 20, Left Field 6
1964: First Base 104, Outfield 6, Right Field 5, Center Field 1
1965: First Base 147
1966: First Base 132, Outfield 11, Left Field 11
1967: First Base 139
1968: First Base 113, Outfield 2, Left Field 2
1969: First Base 106, Left Field 2, Outfield 2
1970: First Base 8
1971: First Base 107, Outfield 11, Left Field 6, Right Field 5
1972: First Base 108, Outfield 1, Right Field 1
1973: First Base 51, Outfield 32, Left Field 31, Right Field 1
1974: Outfield 34, Left Field 33, First Base 23, Right Field 1
1975: First Base 82, Left Field 5, Outfield 5
1976: First Base 86, Outfield 31, Left Field 23, Right Field 8
1977: Outfield 42, First Base 41, Right Field 32, Left Field 10
1978: Outfield 12, Right Field 9, Left Field 3, First Base 3
1979: First Base 29, Outfield 8, Right Field 6, Left Field 2

Lineup Analysis
Number of games in each batting order position in games in which Ed Kranepool was in the starting lineup.
Year 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th
1962 000010000
1963 1361621710200
1964 6331762661400
1965 0252402416400
1966 011423372212190
1967 0108335431030
1968 00115302417110
1969 00024053110
1970 000001400
1971 00061404500
1972 0022614132900
1973 00006112000
1974 00154281100
1975 003312919000
1976 001536486010
1977 00313487000
1978 000630000
1979 00031416000
Totals 195217627151421399350

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