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Keith Hernandez
Inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame, 1997
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 1 of 974 players
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Keith Hernandez
Born: October 20, 1953 at San Francisco, Cal.
Throws: Left Bats: Left
Height: 6.00 Weight: 195

Keith Hernandez has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 292 times, most recently on January 3, 2014.

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  • Broadcaster: Television 2002 - 2013

First Mets game: June 17, 1983
Last Mets game: September 27, 1989





Winner of National League Most Valuable Player award, 1979. (St. Louis Cardinals)
Named First Baseman on the National League Gold Glove team, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988. (New York Mets)
Named First Baseman on the National League Silver Slugger team, 1984. (New York Mets)
Winner of National League Player of the Week award, July 14, 1985, August 10, 1986, May 1, 1988. (New York Mets)
Winner of National League Player of the Month award, July 1985. (New York Mets)

Uniform Number:17
Keith Hernandez also played for the following teams:
Traded by the St. Louis Cardinals to the New York Mets in exchange for Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey on June 15, 1983.

Signed with Cleveland Indians as a free agent on December 7, 1989.

On disabled list from June 7, 1988 to June 22, 1988 (torn right hamstring); from June 24, 1988 to August 5, 1988 (torn right hamstring); from May 18, 1989 to July 13, 1989 (fracture of the right kneecap).

Click the icon to see a graph of Keith Hernandez's batting, slugging, and on base percentages

Batting Record with New York Mets
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1983 95 3204398839376494228421139.306.434.424
1984 154 55083171310159497128912309247.311.449.409
1985 158 593871833441091771559233010255.309.430.384
1986 149 5519417134113839496942103246.310.446.413
1987 154 58787170282188981810440204256.290.436.377
1988 95 348439616011553135712104145.276.417.333
1989 75 215185080419273392030070.233.326.324
7 years 880 31644559391591080468471594591617172311358.297.429.387

League Championship Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1986 6 263711033360000010.269.385.345
1988 7 262700156170100010.269.385.406
2 years 13 52514111894130100020.269.385.377

World Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1986 7 26160004511000016.231.231.344
1 year 7 26160004511000016.231.231.344

All-Star Game Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1984 1 1000000001000000.000.000.000
1986 1 4000000000000000.000.000.000
1987 1 3010000001000001.333.333.333
3 years 3 8010000002000001.125.125.125

  • Led National League in walks with 94 in 1986.
  • Led Mets in games with 158 in 1985 and with 149 in 1986. Tied for Mets lead in games with 154 in 1984.
  • Led Mets in at bats with 593 in 1985 and with 551 in 1986.
  • Led Mets in runs with 87 in 1985 and with 94 in 1986.
  • Led Mets in hits with 171 in 1984, with 183 in 1985, with 171 in 1986 and with 170 in 1987.
  • Led Mets in singles with 125 in 1984, with 135 in 1985, with 123 in 1986 and with 122 in 1987.
  • Led Mets in doubles with 31 in 1984, with 34 in 1985 and with 34 in 1986.
  • Led Mets in batting average with .311 in 1984, with .309 in 1985, with .310 in 1986 and with .290 in 1987.
  • Led Mets in on base percentage with .409 in 1984, with .384 in 1985 and with .413 in 1986.
  • Led Mets in on base plus slugging with .858 in 1984.
  • Led Mets in walks with 64 in 1983, with 97 in 1984, with 77 in 1985 and with 94 in 1986.
  • Tied for Mets lead in intentional walks with 9 in 1983.
  • Led Mets in total bases with 247 in 1984 and with 246 in 1986.
  • Led Mets in sacrifice flies with 9 in 1984 and with 10 in 1985.
  • Led Mets in grounded into double play with 15 in 1987.

Games where Keith Hernandez had 2 or more Home Runs
At Chicago (NL) 06/10/87. At Atlanta (NL) 04/26/88.

Games where Keith Hernandez had 4 or more Hits
At San Diego (NL) 08/23/83. At Chicago (NL) 04/13/84. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 06/21/84. vs. Pittsburgh (NL) 04/27/85.
At Atlanta (NL) 07/04/85. At Cincinnati (NL) 07/08/85. At Montreal (NL) 08/08/85. At San Diego (NL) 09/02/85.
At Pittsburgh (NL) 09/27/85. At St. Louis (NL) 10/03/85.

Games played by position
1983: First Base 90
1984: First Base 153
1985: First Base 157
1986: First Base 149
1987: First Base 154
1988: First Base 93
1989: First Base 58

Lineup Analysis
Number of games in each batting order position in games in which Keith Hernandez was in the starting lineup.
Year 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th
1983 0089000000
1984 00152000000
1985 00152000000
1986 00146000000
1987 00151000000
1988 0091000000
1989 022301218000
Totals 0280401218000

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1984 Keith Hernandez






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