Ken Boswell

Kenneth George Boswell
Batted: Left
Threw: Right
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 172 lbs.
Born: February 23, 1946 in Austin, TX
Drafted: 4th round 1965 by the Mets
Departed: traded to the Houston Astros for
Bob Gallagher, October 1974

 

Kenny's place in Mets history is secure; he was the second baseman for the 1969 World Champions, and a solid pinch-hitter for the 1973 NL Champions. Pictured here on his 1972 Topps card, and on five more below.

      

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BATTING RECORD (team-leading totals in red)

YEAR CLUB     G   AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1967 *METS*  11   40   2   9  3  0  1   4  15  0  0   5   1   0   0  2 .233 .275 .225
1968 *METS*  75  284  37  74  7  2  4  11  97  7  2  27  16   1   3  2 .300 .342 .261
1969 *METS* 102  362  48 101 14  
7  3  32 138  7  3  47  36   2   4  1 .347 .381 .279
1970 *METS* 105  351  32  89 13  2  5  44 121  5  4  32  41   2   3  5 .331 .345 .254
1971 *METS* 116  392  46 107 20  1  5  40 144  5  2  31  36   2   2  4 .334 .367 .273
1972 *METS* 100  355  35  75  9  1  9  33 113  2  2  35  32   0   9  4 .274 .318 .211
1973 *METS*  76  110  12  25  2  1  2  14  35  0  0  11  12   0   1  0 .303 .318 .227
1974 *METS*  96  222  19  48  6  1  2  15  62  0  1  19  18   1   2  1 .277 .279 .216
1975 Hou NL  86  178  16  43  8  2  0  21  55  0  3  12  30   1   0  3 .349 .309 .242
1976 Hou NL  91  126  12  33  8  1  0  18  43  1  0   8   8   0   1  2 .301 .341 .262
1977 Hou NL  72   97   7  21  1  1  0  12  24  0  0  12  10   0   0  1 .287 .247 .216
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METS TOTALS 681 2116 231 528 74 15 31 193 725 26 14 207 192   8  24 19 .312 .343 .250
OTHER CLUBS 249  401  35  97 17  4  0  51 122  1  3  32  48   1   1  6 .320 .304 .242
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CAREER TOTS 930 2517 266 625 91 19 31 244 847 27 17 239 240   9  25 25 .313 .337 .248

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This is a list of the Ken Boswell cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.  Items that are struck through are no longer a part of the Rounding Third collection, having been sold for charity. Items that are struck through are no longer a part of the Rounding Third collection, having been sold for charity.

1970 Topps

1971 Dell Stamps

1972 Topps

1969 The News Portfolio of Stars by Stark reprint
1969 Topps #402

1976 SSPC

1970 Topps #196 (Playoffs; "Mets Show Muscle;" with Art Shamsky and Ed Kranepool)
1970 Topps #214

1971 Dell MLB Official Photostamps
1971 Topps #492

1972 Topps #305
1972 Topps #306
(In Action)

1973 Topps #87

1974 Topps #645

1975 Topps #479
1975 Topps Mini #479

1976 SSPC #55
1976 Topps #379

1977 Topps #429

1994 Spectrum Miracle of '69
(autographed)

1981 TCMA The 1960's #312

1987 TCMA Baseball's Greatest Teams 1969 Mets #9-1969

1989 Susan Rini 1969 Mets Postcards #4

1991 Nobody Beats the Wiz Mets #46

1994 Ron Lewis '69 Mets 25th Anniversary Postcards #8 (02767 of 25,000)
1994 Spectrum Miracle of '69 #17, #50, #59
1994 Spectrum Miracle of '69 #17 (autographed)

2001 Upper Deck Legends of New York #71
2001 Upper Deck Legends of New York Legendary Bat Card #LMB-KB (game-used bat)

2013 Caesars 1973 Mets (seven of hearts)

2015 Topps Originals Buybacks (1976 Topps #379)

 

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