Record: 64-98, Finished 6th in NL Eastern Division (1977 NL)
Managed by Joe Frazier (15-30) and Joe Torre (49-68)
Coaches: Tom Burgess, Phil Cavarretta, Willie Mays, Joe Pignatano and Rube Walker
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
On June 15th, the 1977 New York Mets traded away two of their biggest stars in separate trades. Tom Seaver was sent to the Cincinnati Reds for Pat Zachry, Doug Flynn, Steve Henderson, and Dan Norman, and Dave Kingman was traded to the San Diego Padres for Bobby Valentine and Paul Siebert.
 Awards and Honors
 Further Reading
- Jacob Kanarek: From First to Worst: The New York Mets 1973-1977, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2008.