Jerry Koosman Stats

Jerry Koosman was born on Wednesday, December 23, 1942, in Appleton, Minnesota. Koosman was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 14, 1967, with the New York Mets. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Jerry Koosman baseball stats page.

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Jerry Koosman

Jerry Koosman Autograph on a 1981 Fleer Baseball Card (#552)

Jerry Koosman Autograph on a 1981 Fleer Baseball Card (#552)

Birth Name:
Jerome Martin Koosman
Nickname:
Cool - Kooz - Jerry
Born On:
12-23-1942  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Appleton, Minnesota
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
West Central School of Agriculture High School (Morris, MN)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
208
First Game:
04-14-1967 (Age 24)
Last Game:
08-21-1985
Draft:
Not Applicable

Jerry Koosman

Jerry Koosman Pitching Stats

1967 25 Mets 9 3 1 0 2 .000 6.04 0 0 0 22.1 105 22 15 17 3 19 4 11 0 0 1 -
1968 26 Mets 35 34 0 19 12 .613 2.08 17 7 0 263.2 1,058 221 61 72 16 69 7 178 8 8 0 -
1969 27 Mets 32 32 0 17 9 .654 2.28 16 6 0 241.0 957 187 61 66 14 68 11 180 7 4 2 -
1970 28 Mets 30 29 0 12 7 .632 3.14 5 1 0 212.0 884 189 74 87 22 71 14 118 7 2 3 -
1971 29 Mets 26 24 0 6 11 .353 3.04 4 0 0 165.2 694 160 56 66 12 51 4 96 7 1 0 -
1972 30 Mets 34 24 5 11 12 .478 4.14 4 1 1 163.0 692 155 75 81 14 52 7 147 9 6 0 -
1973 31 Mets 35 35 0 14 15 .483 2.84 12 3 0 263.0 1,071 234 83 93 18 76 6 156 3 4 0 -
1974 32 Mets 35 35 0 15 11 .577 3.36 13 0 0 265.0 1,118 258 99 113 16 85 7 188 8 7 1 -
1975 33 Mets 36 34 2 14 13 .519 3.42 11 4 2 239.2 1,018 234 91 106 19 98 6 173 7 4 7 -
1976 34 Mets 34 32 0 21 10 .677 2.69 17 3 0 247.1 994 205 74 81 19 66 7 200 3 1 1 -
1977 35 Mets 32 32 0 8 20 .286 3.49 6 1 0 226.2 940 195 88 102 17 81 8 192 2 4 4 -
1978 36 Mets 38 32 6 3 15 .167 3.75 3 0 2 235.1 986 221 98 110 17 84 11 160 5 8 1 -
1979 37 Twins 37 36 0 20 13 .606 3.38 10 2 0 263.2 1,101 268 99 108 19 83 4 157 2 3 1 -
1980 38 Twins 38 34 2 16 13 .552 4.03 8 0 2 243.1 1,022 252 109 119 24 69 5 149 2 5 1 -
1981 39 Twins 19 13 5 3 9 .250 4.20 2 1 5 94.1 404 98 44 49 8 34 7 55 1 0 1 -
1981 39 White Sox 8 3 4 1 4 .200 3.33 1 0 0 27.0 113 27 10 10 2 7 0 21 1 0 0 -
1982 40 White Sox 42 19 12 11 7 .611 3.84 3 1 3 173.1 726 194 74 81 9 38 3 88 4 2 2 -
1983 41 White Sox 37 24 6 11 7 .611 4.77 2 1 2 169.2 730 176 90 96 19 53 2 90 5 6 0 -
1984 42 Phillies 36 34 0 14 15 .483 3.25 3 1 0 224.0 950 232 81 95 8 60 5 137 6 3 2 -
1985 43 Phillies 19 18 0 6 4 .600 4.62 3 1 0 99.1 433 107 51 56 14 34 3 60 2 3 2 -
19 Years 612 527 43 222 209 .515 3.36 140 33 17 3,839.1 15,996 3,635 1,433 1,608 290 1,198 121 2,556 89 71 29 -

Jerry Koosman

Jerry Koosman Hitting Stats

1967 25 Mets 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000
1968 26 Mets 35 91 3 7 1 0 1 0 4 3 0 62 3 0 0 1 .077 .106 .121
1969 27 Mets 32 84 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 46 4 0 0 2 .048 .059 .048
1970 28 Mets 30 70 5 6 1 0 0 0 4 8 0 46 8 0 0 2 .086 .179 .100
1971 29 Mets 26 50 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 25 6 0 1 1 .160 .222 .160
1972 30 Mets 34 47 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 18 9 0 0 1 .085 .085 .085
1973 31 Mets 35 78 3 8 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 37 15 0 0 2 .103 .125 .115
1974 32 Mets 35 86 5 16 2 1 0 0 5 7 0 29 10 0 0 2 .186 .247 .233
1975 33 Mets 36 78 4 14 2 0 0 0 6 4 0 31 7 0 0 0 .179 .220 .205
1976 34 Mets 34 79 5 17 2 0 0 0 6 2 0 34 13 0 0 1 .215 .235 .241
1977 35 Mets 32 72 2 8 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 30 5 1 1 2 .111 .122 .153
1978 36 Mets 38 70 1 6 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 27 5 0 0 0 .086 .086 .129
1979 37 Twins 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1980 38 Twins 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1981 39 Twins 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1981 39 White Sox 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1982 40 White Sox 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1983 41 White Sox 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1984 42 Phillies 36 74 2 8 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 23 14 0 0 3 .108 .120 .108
1985 43 Phillies 19 34 1 3 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 9 1 1 0 2 .088 .111 .088
19 Years 612 915 36 109 12 1 2 0 46 33 0 418 100 2 2 19 .119 .151 .141

Jerry Koosman

Jerry Koosman Fielding Stats

1967 Mets P 9 3 67 5 0.6 5 0 5 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.01
1968 Mets P 35 34 791 47 1.3 47 5 42 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.60
1969 Mets P 32 32 723 42 1.3 41 4 37 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .976 1.53
1970 Mets P 30 29 636 27 0.9 27 7 20 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.15
1971 Mets P 26 24 497 30 1.2 29 6 23 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .967 1.58
1972 Mets P 34 24 489 28 0.8 27 4 23 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .964 1.49
1973 Mets P 35 35 789 48 1.4 46 5 41 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .958 1.57
1974 Mets P 35 35 795 53 1.5 49 8 41 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .925 1.66
1975 Mets P 36 34 719 45 1.3 42 10 32 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .933 1.58
1976 Mets P 34 32 742 47 1.4 44 5 39 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .936 1.60
1977 Mets P 32 32 680 33 1.0 29 4 25 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .879 1.15
1978 Mets P 38 32 706 58 1.5 52 4 48 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .897 1.99
1979 Twins P 37 36 791 65 1.8 60 10 50 5 6 n/a n/a n/a .923 2.05
1980 Twins P 38 34 730 51 1.3 48 7 41 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .941 1.78
1981 Twins P 19 13 283 21 1.1 20 5 15 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .952 1.91
1981 White Sox P 8 3 81 4 0.5 4 2 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.33
1982 White Sox P 42 19 520 37 0.9 36 12 24 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .973 1.87
1983 White Sox P 37 24 509 33 0.9 31 5 26 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .939 1.64
1984 Phillies P 36 34 672 47 1.3 43 9 34 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .915 1.73
1985 Phillies P 19 18 298 19 1.0 18 4 14 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .947 1.63
P Totals 612 527 11,518 740 1.2 698 116 582 42 36 n/a n/a n/a .943 1.64
19 Years 612 527 11,518 740 1.2 698 116 582 42 36 n/a n/a n/a .943 1.64

Jerry Koosman

Jerry Koosman Miscellaneous Stats

1967 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.58 4.43 7.66
1968 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 91.0 1.5 22.8 2.58 6.08 2.36
1969 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 84.0 2.65 6.72 2.54
1970 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.5 17.5 1.66 5.01 3.01
1971 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.88 5.22 2.77
1972 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 47.0 2.83 8.12 2.87
1973 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.1 26.0 2.05 5.34 2.60
1974 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 17.2 2.21 6.38 2.89
1975 Mets 1 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.5 13.0 1.77 6.50 3.68
1976 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 13.2 3.03 7.28 2.40
1977 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 72.0 2.4 10.3 2.37 7.62 3.22
1978 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 35.0 1.90 6.12 3.21
1979 Twins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.89 5.36 2.83
1980 Twins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.16 5.51 2.55
1981 Twins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.62 5.25 3.24
1981 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.00 7.00 2.33
1982 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.32 4.57 1.97
1983 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.70 4.77 2.81
1984 Phillies 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.2 24.7 2.28 5.50 2.41
1985 Phillies 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.8 8.5 1.76 5.44 3.08
19 Years 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 457.5 2.2 19.9 2.13 5.99 2.81

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Jerry Koosman Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1967 New York Mets 36 Undetermined - -
1968 New York Mets 36 Undetermined Stats -
1969 New York Mets 36 Undetermined Stats Stats
1970 New York Mets 36 Undetermined - -
1971 New York Mets 36 Undetermined - -
1972 New York Mets 36 Undetermined - -
1973 New York Mets 36 Undetermined - Stats
1974 New York Mets 36 Undetermined - -
1975 New York Mets 36 Undetermined - -
1976 New York Mets 36 $100,000.00 - -
1977 New York Mets 36 $160,000.00 - -
1978 New York Mets 36 Undetermined - -
1979 Minnesota Twins 36 Undetermined - -
1980 Minnesota Twins 36 Undetermined - -
1981 Minnesota Twins 36 Undetermined - -
1981 Chicago White Sox 36 Undetermined - -
1982 Chicago White Sox 36 Undetermined - -
1983 Chicago White Sox 36 Undetermined - -
1984 Philadelphia Phillies 37 , 24 Undetermined - -
1985 Philadelphia Phillies 24 $600,000.00 - -
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Did you know that Jerry Koosman served during the Vietnam War? He is one of fifty-four former Major League baseball players who are also veterans of the Vietnam War. A complete list of those who served their country in the armed forces during the Vietnam War appears below:

When Jerry Koosman mowed down 200 batters in 1976 , he became the second New York Mets left-handed twirler to fashion a 200-or-more strikeout season, joining what record-setting (most strikeouts in a season by a Mets left-handed pitcher / since broken by Johan Santana ) pitcher from 1973 ? [ Answer ]

Jerry Koosman did not win the Rookie of the Year Award in 1968, but he did win nineteen games that year, breaking the New York Mets ' record for most wins in a season by a rookie pitcher ( a mark that still stands, through today ), set previously by Tom Seaver , who won sixteen games in 1967.

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