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Tug McGraw
Inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame, 1993
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 9 of 1043 players
McGraw
Frank Edwin McGraw
Born: August 30, 1944 at Martinez, Cal.
Died: January 5, 2004 at Nashville, Tenn.
Throws: Left Bats: Right
Height: 6.01 Weight: 185

Tug McGraw has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 257 times, most recently on December 14, 2017.

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First Mets game: April 18, 1965
Last Mets game: September 28, 1974

Brother of Henry McGraw





Winner of National League Player of the Week award, June 17, 1973, September 1, 1974. (New York Mets)

Uniform Numbers:
Uniform
Number
Start DateEnd Date
45April 18, 1965May 18, 1966
45August 13, 1966September 30, 1967
45April 7, 1969October 2, 1974
45

Tug McGraw also played for the following team:
Signed with New York Mets as a free agent on June 12, 1964.

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

On disabled list from May 16, 1974 to June 10, 1974 (strained back muscle).

  • Established a Mets season record for Saves in 1972 with 27. Broken by Jesse Orosco in 1984 with 31.

Pitching Record with New York Mets
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1965 37 97.2270.222884736 8574892003.32
1966 15 62.1290.182723837 113425121005.34
1967 4 17.1030.000131615 3181340007.79
1969 42 100.1930.750893125 69247410122.24
1970 57 90.2460.400774033 68149000103.28
1971 51 111.01140.733732221 41094110081.70
1972 54 106.0860.571712620 39240000271.70
1973 60 118.2560.4551065351 118155200253.87
1974 41 88.26110.353964341 12543241134.16
9 years 361 792.247550.461685316279 646183503651853.17

League Championship Series Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1969 1 3.0000.000100 01100010.00
1973 2 5.0000.000400 03300010.00
2 years 3 8.0000.000500 04400020.00

World Series Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1973 5 13.2101.000854 014900012.63
1 year 5 13.2101.000854 014900012.63

All-Star Game Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1972 1 2.0101.000100 04000000.00
1 year 1 2.0101.000100 04000000.00

  • Led Mets in games with 54 in 1972 and with 60 in 1973. Tied for Mets lead in games with 57 in 1970.
  • Led Mets in saves with 27 in 1972 and with 25 in 1973.

Games where Tug McGraw had 10 or more Strikeouts
vs. Houston (NL) 09/22/67.

Mets record in games started by Tug McGraw
1965: (2-7) 1966: (3-9) 1967: (1-3) 1969: (3-1) 1971: (0-1) 1973: (1-1) 1974: (2-2)

1971 Tug McGraw
1971 Tug McGraw






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