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Frank Joseph Thomas
Born: June 11, 1929 at Pittsburgh, Pa.
Throws: Right Bats: Right
Height: 6.03 Weight: 205

Frank Thomas was the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup on December 1, 2005, May 6, 2009, August 29, 2010, December 29, 2011, January 14, 2012, and December 16, 2013.

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First Mets game: April 11, 1962
Last Mets game: August 5, 1964





Uniform Number:25
Frank Thomas also played for the following teams:
Traded by the Milwaukee Braves to the New York Mets in exchange for Gus Bell on November 28, 1961.

Traded by the New York Mets to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Gary Kroll and Wayne Graham on August 7, 1964.

  • Established a Mets season record for Home Runs in 1962 with 34. Broken by Dave Kingman in 1975 with 36.
  • Established a Mets season record for Runs Batted In in 1962 with 94. Broken by Donn Clendenon in 1970 with 97.
  • Established a Mets season record for Doubles in 1962 with 23. Broken by Ron Hunt in 1963 with 28.
  • Established a Mets season record for At bats in 1962 with 571. Broken by Tommy Davis in 1967 with 577.
  • Established a Mets season record for Runs in 1962 with 69. Broken by Joe Christopher in 1964 with 78.
  • Established a Mets season record for Hits in 1962 with 152. Broken by Joe Christopher in 1964 with 163.
  • Established a Mets season record for Hit by Pitch in 1962 with 8. Broken by Ron Hunt in 1963 with 13.
  • Established a Mets season record for Total Bases in 1962 with 283. Broken by Tommie Agee in 1970 with 298.
  • Established a Mets season record for Games in 1962 with 156. Broken by Roy McMillan in 1965 with 157.
  • Established a Mets season record for Grounded into Double Play in 1963 with 23. Broken by Cleon Jones in 1970 with 26.

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

Batting Record with New York Mets
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1962 156 5716915223334944849582106283.266.496.329
1963 126 420341099115603354830002165.260.393.317
1964 60 197195061319101292110167.254.340.295
3 years 342 1188122311385521739110172133209515.262.434.319

  • Led Mets in games with 156 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in at bats with 571 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in runs with 69 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in hits with 152 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in doubles with 23 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in home runs with 34 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in runs batted in with 94 in 1962 and with 60 in 1963.
  • Led Mets in slugging percentage with .496 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in on base plus slugging with .825 in 1962.
  • Tied for Mets lead in intentional walks with 4 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in hit by pitch with 8 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in total bases with 283 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in grounded into double play with 23 in 1963.

Games where Frank Thomas had 2 or more Home Runs
vs. St. Louis (NL) 04/19/62. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 08/01/62. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 08/02/62. vs. Cincinnati (NL) 08/03/62.
vs. Houston (NL) 09/20/62.

Games where Frank Thomas had 4 or more Hits
vs. Chicago (NL) 06/26/63.

Games played by position
1962: Left Field 126, Outfield 126, First Base 11, Third Base 10
1963: Left Field 96, Outfield 96, First Base 15, Third Base 1
1964: Left Field 31, Outfield 31, First Base 19, Third Base 2

Lineup Analysis
Number of games in each batting order position in games in which Frank Thomas was in the starting lineup.
Year 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th
1962 00013870000
1963 00067375000
1964 011316144000
Totals 0113221589000







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