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Leapin' Larry

Larry Jones now has 40 career regular-season home runs against the Mets. Thanks to the variety of research tools at Baseball-Reference.com and BaseballMusings.com, we can tell you...

* He's the 6th player with 40+ career home runs against the Mets

Most Career HR vs Mets
60-Willie Stargell
49- Mike Schmidt
48- Willie McCovey
45- Hank Aaron
42- Pat Burrell
40- Larry Jones

* The Mets are now 9-26 in regular-season games in which Larry Jones homers against them.

* The Mets are 6-13 in regular-season games in Atlanta in which Larry Jones homers against them. They went 3-13 in regular-season games at Shea Stadium in which Larry Jones homered against them.

* Larry Jones has 5 multi-homer games against the Mets. The Mets are 0-5 in those games.

* Larry's 40 home runs are his second-most against any team. He has 42 against the Phillies.

* Larry's 40 regular-season home runs against the Mets have come against 27 different pitchers. Bobby Jones and Steve Trachsel have each allowed the most- four.

* Of the seven current Mets pitchers who have faced Larry Jones, he's homered against five of them. He's yet to homer against Pedro Feliciano or Johan Santana, each of whom he's faced 13 times.

* David Wright and Larry Jones have homered in the same game three times. The Mets have now won two of those three games.

* Larry has made 451 regular-season outs against the Mets. Al Leiter got him out the most times, 41.

* If Larry Jones retired right now (we wouldn't object), he could say he hit both his last career home run against the Mets and his first career home run against the Mets.

True Metppers know...The Mets have never had a walk-off win in a game in which Larry Jones homered.

Comments

DyHrdMET said…
the mural that you're using as the header image on your blog would look great inside Citi Field.
metswalkoffs said…
Credit Metstradamus for that. He did a nice job.

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