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Rusty Staub
Inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame, 1986
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 12 of 982 players
Staub
Daniel Joseph Staub
Born: April 1, 1944 at New Orleans, La.
Throws: Right Bats: Left
Height: 6.02 Weight: 215

Rusty Staub has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 56 times, most recently on August 16, 2014.

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Non-playing roles with Mets
  • Coach 1982
  • Broadcaster: Television 1986 - 1995

First Mets game: April 15, 1972
Last Mets game: October 6, 1985





Winner of National League Player of the Week award, June 19, 1983. (New York Mets)

Uniform Numbers:
Uniform
Number
Start DateEnd Date
4April 15, 1972October 2, 1974
10April 8, 1975September 28, 1975
10April 9, 1981October 6, 1985
4,+10

Rusty Staub also played for the following teams:
Traded by the Montreal Expos to the New York Mets in exchange for Tim Foli, Mike Jorgensen and Ken Singleton on April 6, 1972.

Traded by the New York Mets to the Detroit Tigers with Bill Laxton in exchange for Mickey Lolich and Billy Baldwin on December 12, 1975.

Signed with New York Mets as a free agent on December 16, 1980.

Granted free agency on November 12, 1985.

On disabled list from July 21, 1972 to September 1, 1972 (fractured right hand).

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

Batting Record with New York Mets
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1972 66 23932701109383171320115108.293.452.372
1973 152 58577163361157674105231113246.279.421.361
1974 151 56165145222197877123932117228.258.406.347
1975 155 574931623041910577145592019257.282.448.371
1981 70 16195190521223121100275.317.466.398
1982 112 219115390327241100001671.242.324.309
1983 104 11553460328143101000249.296.426.371
1984 78 72219401184390000326.264.361.291
1985 54 45212301810340000018.267.400.400
9 years 942 25712967091307753993335620419635371078.276.419.358

League Championship Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1973 4 154300353020000012.200.800.333
1 year 4 154300353020000012.200.800.333

World Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1973 7 2611120162020000016.423.615.464
1 year 7 2611120162020000016.423.615.464

  • Tied for Mets lead in games with 151 in 1974.
  • Led Mets in at bats with 561 in 1974.
  • Led Mets in runs with 93 in 1975.
  • Led Mets in hits with 145 in 1974.
  • Led Mets in doubles with 36 in 1973.
  • Led Mets in runs batted in with 76 in 1973, with 78 in 1974 and with 105 in 1975.
  • Led Mets in on base percentage with .361 in 1973, with .347 in 1974 and with .371 in 1975.
  • Led Mets in on base plus slugging with .782 in 1973 and with .819 in 1975.
  • Led Mets in walks with 74 in 1973 and with 77 in 1975.
  • Led Mets in intentional walks with 10 in 1973, with 12 in 1974 and with 14 in 1975.
  • Led Mets in total bases with 246 in 1973, with 228 in 1974 and with 257 in 1975.
  • Led Mets in sacrifice flies with 5 in 1972, with 7 in 1974 and with 9 in 1975.
  • Led Mets in grounded into double play with 21 in 1974.

Games where Rusty Staub had 2 or more Home Runs
At Houston (NL) 04/25/73. At Atlanta (NL) 07/18/73. At Philadelphia (NL) 09/11/73. vs. Cincinnati (NL) 10/08/73.
vs. Chicago (NL) 10/01/81.

Games where Rusty Staub had 4 or more Hits
At Chicago (NL) 05/23/72. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 05/30/72. At Los Angeles (NL) 05/24/73. vs. Cincinnati (NL) 08/20/73.
At Chicago (NL) 10/01/73. vs. Oakland (AL) 10/17/73. At Montreal (NL) 04/18/74. vs. Philadelphia (NL) 09/20/75.
At San Diego (NL) 07/23/82.

Games played by position
1972: Outfield 65, Right Field 65
1973: Outfield 152, Right Field 152
1974: Outfield 147, Right Field 147
1975: Outfield 153, Right Field 153
1981: First Base 41
1982: Outfield 27, First Base 18, Right Field 15, Left Field 12
1983: First Base 5, Outfield 5, Left Field 3, Right Field 2
1984: First Base 3
1985: Right Field 1, Left Field 1, Outfield 1

Lineup Analysis
Number of games in each batting order position in games in which Rusty Staub was in the starting lineup.
Year 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th
1972 0006500000
1973 00767040000
1974 00588350000
1975 0013115223000
1981 0043258000
1982 0529650000
1983 002350000
1984 000100000
Totals 051823466611000

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