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Frank Taveras
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 176 of 974 players
Taveras
Franklin Cristamo Taveras
Born: December 24, 1949 at Las Matas De Santa Cru, Dominican Republic
Throws: Right Bats: Right
Height: 6.00 Weight: 160

Frank Taveras was the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup on December 24, 2007, May 12, 2010, March 28, 2011, and May 7, 2013.

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First Mets game: April 20, 1979
Last Mets game: October 3, 1981





Winner of National League Player of the Week award, May 25, 1980. (New York Mets)

Uniform Number:11
Frank Taveras also played for the following teams:
Traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates to the New York Mets in exchange for Tim Foli and Greg Field on April 19, 1979.

Traded by the New York Mets to the Montreal Expos in exchange for Steve Ratzer on December 11, 1981.

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Batting Record with New York Mets
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1979 153 635891672691333317224219100214.263.337.301
1980 141 562651572700252306413218102184.279.327.308
1981 84 28330651130111203621645382.230.290.263
3 years 378 1480184389641216968117259041255480.263.324.297

  • Led Mets in at bats with 635 in 1979.
  • Led Mets in singles with 131 in 1979 and with 130 in 1980.
  • Led Mets in triples with 9 in 1979.
  • Led Mets in stolen bases with 42 in 1979.
  • Led Mets in caught stealing with 19 in 1979 and with 18 in 1980.
  • Tied for Mets lead in hit by pitch with 2 in 1981.
  • Led Mets in sacrifice hits with 10 in 1979 and with 10 in 1980.

Games where Frank Taveras had 4 or more Hits
At Chicago (NL) 06/30/79. At St. Louis (NL) 09/28/79. vs. Houston (NL) 05/22/80. vs. Atlanta (NL) 05/25/80.
At Chicago (NL) 06/25/80. vs. Houston (NL) 08/01/80. At Montreal (NL) 08/05/80.

Games played by position
1979: Shortstop 152
1980: Shortstop 140
1981: Shortstop 79

Lineup Analysis
Number of games in each batting order position in games in which Frank Taveras was in the starting lineup.
Year 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th
1979 81690000000
1980 46840000100
1981 6570000910
Totals 13321000001010







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