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Jonathon Trumpbour Matlack
Born: January 19, 1950 at West Chester, Pa.
Throws: Left Bats: Left
Height: 6.03 Weight: 200

Jon Matlack has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 10 times, most recently on January 19, 2014.

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First Mets game: July 11, 1971
Last Mets game: September 30, 1977





Winner of National League Rookie of the Year award, 1972. (New York Mets)

Uniform Numbers:
Uniform
Number
Start DateEnd Date
35September 2, 1970October 1, 1970
32July 11, 1971September 30, 1977
35,+32

Jon Matlack also played for the following team:
Selected by New York Mets organization in first round (fourth pick overall) of free agent draft on June 6, 1967.

Traded by the New York Mets to the Texas Rangers with John Milner in exchange for Willie Montanez, Ken Henderson and Tom Grieve on December 8, 1977.

  • Tied Mets season record of 7 Shutouts in 1974. Record was previously set by Jerry Koosman in 1968. Broken by Dwight Gooden in 1985 with 8.

Pitching Record with New York Mets
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1971 7 37.003.0003118172241560004.14
1972 34 244.01510.60021579631416971328402.32
1973 34 242.01416.467210938616205993414303.20
1974 34 265.11315.46422182718195763414702.41
1975 33 228.21612.571224105861515458328303.38
1976 35 262.01710.630236948618153573516602.95
1977 26 169.0715.31817586791912343265304.21
7 years 203 1448.08281.5031312557488921023419199652603.03

League Championship Series Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1973 1 9.0101.00020019311100.00
1 year 1 9.0101.00020019311100.00

World Series Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1973 3 16.212.3331074211530002.16
1 year 3 16.212.3331074211530002.16

All-Star Game Record
Year GIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1974 1 1.000.00010000100000.00
1975 1 2.0101.00020004000000.00
2 years 2 3.0101.00030004100000.00

  • Led National League in shutouts with 7 in 1974. Tied for National League lead in shutouts with 6 in 1976.
  • Led Mets in innings pitched with 265.1 in 1974.
  • Led Mets in losses with 16 in 1973 and with 15 in 1974.
  • Led Mets in earned run average with 2.32 in 1972 and with 2.41 in 1974.
  • Led Mets in hits allowed with 236 in 1976. Tied for Mets lead in hits allowed with 215 in 1972.
  • Led Mets in runs allowed with 94 in 1976. Tied for Mets lead in runs allowed with 93 in 1973.
  • Led Mets in earned runs allowed with 86 in 1973 and with 86 in 1976.
  • Led Mets in walks with 99 in 1973.
  • Led Mets in home runs allowed with 19 in 1977.
  • Led Mets in games started with 35 in 1976.
  • Led Mets in complete games with 14 in 1974.
  • Led Mets in shutouts with 4 in 1972, with 7 in 1974 and with 6 in 1976. Tied for Mets lead in shutouts with 3 in 1973 and with 3 in 1977.

Games where Jon Matlack had 10 or more Strikeouts
vs. St. Louis (NL) 08/03/73. At San Diego (NL) 08/13/73. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 04/14/74. vs. San Francisco (NL) 05/08/74.
vs. Philadelphia (NL) 07/04/74. At Atlanta (NL) 08/23/74. At Chicago (NL) 09/03/74. vs. Cincinnati (NL) 05/05/76.
At San Diego (NL) 04/29/77.

Mets record in games started by Jon Matlack
1971: (2-4) 1972: (18-14) 1973: (15-19) 1974: (15-19) 1975: (17-15) 1976: (20-15) 1977: (9-17)







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