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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.
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)
Click the icon to see a graph of Frank Taveras's batting, slugging, and on base percentages
Batting Record with New York Mets
- 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
Number of games in each batting order position in games in which Frank Taveras was in the starting lineup.
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