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Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 208 of 974 players
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James Wesley Hook
Born: November 18, 1936 at Waukegan, Ill.
Throws: Right Bats: Left
Height: 6.02 Weight: 185

Jay Hook was the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup on November 18, 2005.

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First Mets game: April 17, 1962
Last Mets game: May 3, 1964





Uniform Number:47
Jay Hook also played for the following team:
Drafted from Cincinnati Reds by Mets on October 10, 1961.

Traded by the New York Mets to the Milwaukee Braves with Adrian Garrett in exchange for Roy McMillan on May 8, 1964.

  • Established a Mets season record for Runs Allowed in 1962 with 137.
  • Established a Mets season record for Games Started in 1962 with 34. Tied by Al Jackson in 1963 and by Tracy Stallard in 1964 and by Jack Fisher in 1964. Broken by Jack Fisher in 1965 with 36.
  • Tied Mets season record of 13 Complete Games in 1962. Record was previously set by Roger Craig in 1962. Broken by Roger Craig in 1963 with 14.

Pitching Record with New York Mets
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1962 37 213.2819.29623013711531113713413004.84
1963 41 152.2414.22216810493218953203005.48
1964 3 9.201.00017101025720009.31
3 years 81 376.01234.261415251218542071315616005.22

  • Led National League in runs allowed with 137 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in runs allowed with 137 in 1962.
  • Led Mets in games started with 34 in 1962.
  • Tied for Mets lead in complete games with 13 in 1962.

Games where Jay Hook had 10 or more Strikeouts
vs. Pittsburgh (NL) 07/19/62. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 05/08/63.

Mets record in games started by Jay Hook
1962: (10-24) 1963: (5-15) 1964: (0-2)







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