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Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 43 of 975 players
Stearns
John Hardin Stearns
Born: August 21, 1951 at Denver, Colo.
Throws: Right Bats: Right
Height: 6.00 Weight: 185

John Stearns has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 15 times, most recently on August 21, 2013.

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Non-playing roles with Mets
  • Coach 2000 - 2001

First Mets game: April 16, 1975
Last Mets game: September 30, 1984





Uniform Numbers:
Uniform
Number
Start DateEnd Date
16April 16, 1975October 3, 1976
12April 6, 1977September 30, 1984
12April 3, 2000October 7, 2001
16,+12

John Stearns also played for the following team:

John Stearns managed the following Mets farm teams:
Traded with Del Unser and Mac Scarce by the Philadelphia Phillies to the New York Mets in exchange for Tug McGraw, Don Hahn and Dave Schneck on December 3, 1974.

Granted free agency on November 8, 1984.

On disabled list from July 26, 1980 to October 6, 1980 (broken right index finger); from August 20, 1982 to September 7, 1982 (muscular tendinitis of right elbow); from March 27, 1983 to April 12, 1983 (sore right elbow); from April 15, 1983 to September 2, 1983 (sore right elbow); from March 26, 1984 to July 11, 1984 (sore right elbow); from July 19, 1984 to September 1, 1984 (sore right elbow).

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Batting Record with New York Mets
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1975 59 169253251310174152413248.189.284.268
1976 32 103132760210160111120139.262.379.364
1977 139 4315210825112557777679814171.251.397.370
1978 143 477651262411573704578251326197.264.413.364
1979 155 53858131292966525574151535191.243.355.312
1980 91 31942912510453312417328118.285.370.346
1981 80 27325741211242421701227191.271.333.329
1982 98 3524610325342830235217753146.293.415.349
1983 4 0200000000000000.000.000.000
1984 8 17631001402010004.176.235.333
10 years 809 267933469515210463123232529425915123301005.259.375.341

All-Star Game Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1977 1 0000000000000000.000.000.000
1980 1 1000000000000000.000.000.000
1982 1 0000000000000000.000.000.000
3 years 3 1000000000000000.000.000.000

  • Led Mets in doubles with 25 in 1977. Tied for Mets lead in doubles with 25 in 1982.
  • Tied for Mets lead in home runs with 12 in 1977.
  • Led Mets in stolen bases with 25 in 1978.
  • Tied for Mets lead in caught stealing with 13 in 1978.
  • Led Mets in on base percentage with .364 in 1978.
  • Led Mets in walks with 77 in 1977.
  • Tied for Mets lead in intentional walks with 7 in 1977.
  • Led Mets in hit by pitch with 7 in 1977 and with 8 in 1978.
  • Tied for Mets lead in sacrifice hits with 7 in 1981.
  • Led Mets in grounded into double play with 21 in 1979. Tied for Mets lead in grounded into double play with 15 in 1977.

Games where John Stearns had 4 or more Hits
At Chicago (NL) 09/08/76. At Philadelphia (NL) 09/15/78. At Chicago (NL) 06/30/79. vs. Los Angeles (NL) 05/13/82.
At Houston (NL) 05/22/82.

Games played by position
1975: Catcher 54
1976: Catcher 30
1977: Catcher 127, First Base 7
1978: Catcher 141, Third Base 1
1979: Catcher 121, First Base 16, Third Base 11, Left Field 6, Outfield 6
1980: Catcher 74, First Base 16, Third Base 1
1981: Catcher 66, First Base 9, Third Base 4
1982: Catcher 81, Third Base 12
1984: Catcher 4, First Base 2

Lineup Analysis
Number of games in each batting order position in games in which John Stearns was in the starting lineup.
Year 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th
1975 0000007390
1976 0001613710
1977 040183753900
1978 0011364371900
1979 01303142361800
1980 070322519200
1981 013304312200
1982 03910841000
1984 021000000
Totals 07869518623084400







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