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Jerry Koosman
Inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame, 1989
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 17 of 981 players
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Jerome Martin Koosman
Born: December 23, 1942 at Appleton, Minn.
Throws: Left Bats: Right
Height: 6.02 Weight: 220

Jerry Koosman has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 48 times, most recently on June 3, 2014.

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First Mets game: April 14, 1967
Last Mets game: September 30, 1978





Winner of National League Player of the Month award, April 1973. (New York Mets)
Winner of National League Player of the Week award, April 29, 1973. (New York Mets)

Uniform Number:36
Jerry Koosman also played for the following teams:
Signed with New York Mets as a free agent on August 27, 1964.

Traded by the New York Mets to the Minnesota Twins in exchange for Jesse Orosco and Greg Field on December 8, 1978.

On disabled list from July 7, 1971 to August 9, 1971 (tightness in left side).

  • Established a Mets season record for Wins in 1968 with 19. Broken by Tom Seaver in 1969 with 25.
  • Established a Mets season record for Shutouts in 1968 with 7. Tied by Jon Matlack in 1974. Broken by Dwight Gooden in 1985 with 8.

Pitching Record with New York Mets
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1967 9 22.102.0002217153111930006.04
1968 35 263.21912.613221726116178693417702.08
1969 32 241.0179.654187666114180683216602.28
1970 30 212.0127.63218987742211871295103.14
1971 26 165.2611.3531606656129651244003.04
1972 34 163.01112.47815581751414752244114.14
1973 35 263.01415.483234938318156763512302.84
1974 35 265.01511.5772581139916188853513003.36
1975 36 239.21413.5192341069119173983411423.42
1976 34 247.12110.677205817419200663217302.69
1977 32 226.2820.286195102881719281326103.49
1978 38 235.1315.167221110981716084323023.75
12 years 376 2544.2140137.505228199487518717998203461082653.09

League Championship Series Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1969 1 4.200.000766154100011.57
1973 1 9.0101.00082219011002.00
2 years 2 13.2101.0001588214421005.27

World Series Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1969 2 17.2201.00074429421002.04
1973 2 8.2101.00093308720003.12
2 years 4 26.1301.00016772171141002.39

All-Star Game Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1968 1 0.100.00000001000000.00
1969 1 1.200.00010001000000.00
2 years 2 2.000.00010002000000.00

  • Tied for National League lead in losses with 20 in 1977.
  • Led Mets in innings pitched with 226.2 in 1977 and with 235.1 in 1978.
  • Led Mets in wins with 19 in 1968, with 15 in 1974 and with 21 in 1976.
  • Led Mets in losses with 20 in 1977. Tied for Mets lead in losses with 12 in 1972, with 13 in 1975 and with 15 in 1978.
  • Led Mets in earned run average with 2.08 in 1968.
  • Led Mets in hits allowed with 234 in 1973, with 258 in 1974, with 234 in 1975 and with 195 in 1977.
  • Led Mets in runs allowed with 113 in 1974, with 106 in 1975 and with 102 in 1977. Tied for Mets lead in runs allowed with 93 in 1973.
  • Led Mets in earned runs allowed with 99 in 1974, with 91 in 1975 and with 88 in 1977.
  • Led Mets in walks with 85 in 1974, with 98 in 1975, with 81 in 1977 and with 84 in 1978.
  • Led Mets in strikeouts with 192 in 1977 and with 160 in 1978.
  • Led Mets in home runs allowed with 16 in 1968, with 22 in 1970, with 19 in 1975 and with 19 in 1976.
  • Led Mets in games started with 35 in 1974 and with 32 in 1977. Tied for Mets lead in games started with 32 in 1978.
  • Led Mets in complete games with 17 in 1968 and with 17 in 1976.
  • Led Mets in shutouts with 7 in 1968 and with 6 in 1969. Tied for Mets lead in shutouts with 3 in 1973.

Games where Jerry Koosman had 10 or more Strikeouts
vs. San Francisco (NL) 04/17/68. vs. Houston (NL) 04/23/68. vs. Pittsburgh (NL) 05/20/68. At St. Louis (NL) 07/21/68.
vs. San Diego (NL) 05/28/69. At San Diego (NL) 06/07/69. vs. Chicago (NL) 09/08/69. At Philadelphia (NL) 05/16/70.
vs. Philadelphia (NL) 09/10/71. vs. San Diego (NL) 07/06/72. At St. Louis (NL) 09/26/72. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 04/14/74.
At San Diego (NL) 04/25/74. At San Francisco (NL) 08/23/75. At Los Angeles (NL) 08/28/75. At Philadelphia (NL) 09/26/75.
vs. Chicago (NL) 07/02/76. vs. Cincinnati (NL) 08/15/76. vs. St. Louis (NL) 09/16/76. At Philadelphia (NL) 10/01/76.
vs. San Diego (NL) 05/12/77. At Atlanta (NL) 06/13/77. vs. Chicago (NL) 07/13/77. vs. San Francisco (NL) 08/21/78.

Mets record in games started by Jerry Koosman
1967: (0-3) 1968: (19-15) 1969: (22-10) 1970: (15-14) 1971: (12-12) 1972: (11-13) 1973: (17-18) 1974: (18-17) 1975: (18-16) 1976: (22-10) 1977: (10-22) 1978: (9-23)

1972 Jerry Koosman
1972 Jerry Koosman






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