Mets Rewind
Hitting rock bottom, maybe
The following is a summary of events and memorable moments throughout the season. This is no an exhaustive reflection of this season, For more details of games, players and events from this season we encourage you to explore the sub sections — team roster, vault and timeline — listed below and throughout this section. In addition, as we continue to develop the Mets Rewind website new features and content will be added as they become available.





  • Average: Steve Henderson (.306)
  • Hits: Lee Mazzilli (181)
  • Home Runs: Joel Youngblood (16)
  • RBI: Lee Mazzilli and Richie Hebner (79)


  • Wins: Craig Swan (14)
  • ERA: Tom Hausman (2.75)
  • Starts: Craig Swan (35)
  • Innings Pitched: Craig Swan (251.1)
  • Saves: Skip Lockwood (9)

1979 Timeline

Let's take a look back at the highlights of this year in New York Mets franchise history.
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1979 Vault

We have curated stories, photos, video and news clippings from the year in Mets history.
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1979 Roster

Here are the numbers for this year in New York Mets history including a team roster and season stats.
Roster and Stats