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1987 New York MetsPayroll Summary
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Gary Carter earned $2,060,714 for the 1987 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record92-70 (2nd in National League East)League Rank2ndMLB Rank4th
BallparkShea Stadium
ManagerDavey JohnsonGeneral ManagerFrank Cashen
CoachesBud Harrelson (First Base Coach), Vern Hoscheit (Bullpen Coach), Sam Perlozzo (Third Base Coach), Bill Robinson (Hitting Coach), Mel Stottlemyre (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickChris Donnels (#24)
Attendance3,034,129 (Rank: 2nd)
Minor League AffiliatesTidewater Tides (AAA) 81-59 ... Jackson Mets (AA) 70-66 ... Lynchburg Mets (A+) 63-76 ... Columbia Mets (A) 64-75 ... Little Falls Mets (A-) 38-36 ... Kingsport Mets (Rk) 28-42 ...
Years Available1962-2018

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Payroll Data for 1987 New York Mets

TopNEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Rick AguileraP6-5 203 R-R 1961-12-31 25San Gabriel,California MLB1981-20001985-2000
1983- 3-  58-NYN
195,00033520  
Bill AlmonSS-3B6-3 190 R-R 1952-11-21 34Providence,Rhode Island MLB1973-19881974-1988
1974- 1-   1-SDN
250,00030617  
Wally Backman2B5-9 168 B-R 1959-09-22 27Hillsboro,Oregon MLB1977-19931980-1993
1977- 1-  16-NYN
550,00019011  
John CandelariaP6-6 225 R-L 1953-11-06 33Brooklyn,New York MLB1967-19931975-1993
1972- 2-  47-PIT
800,0001027  
Mark Carreon1B-LF6-0 195 R-L 1963-07-19 23Chicago,Illinois MLB1981-20001987-1996
1981- 8- 185-NYN
60,00059529  
Gary CarterC6-2 215 R-R 1954-04-08 33Culver City,California MLB1972-19921974-1992
1972- 3-  53-MON
2,060,71431  
David ConeP6-1 190 L-R 1963-01-02 24Kansas City,Missouri MLB1981-20031986-2003
1981- 3-  74-KCA
62,50051323  
Ron DarlingP6-3 195 R-R 1960-08-19 26Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1979-19951983-1995
1981- 1-   9-TEX
1,050,000515  
Lenny DykstraCF-OF5-10 185 L-L 1963-02-10 24Santa Ana,California MLB1981-19961985-1996
1981-13- 315-NYN
202,50033119  
Tom EdensP6-2 188 R-R 1961-06-09 26Ontario,Oregon MLB1983-19961987-1995
1983-14- 361-KCA
60,00059530  
Kevin ElsterSS6-2 200 R-R 1964-08-03 22San Pedro,California MLB1984-20001986-2000
1984- 2-  28-NYN
60,00059531  
Sid FernandezP6-1 230 L-L 1962-10-12 24Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1981-20011983-1997
1981- 3-  73-LAN
308,00027213  
Bob GibsonP6-0 195 R-R 1957-06-19 30Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1979-19881983-1987
1979-   UDFA-MIL
60,00059532  
Dwight GoodenP6-3 210 R-R 1964-11-16 22Tampa,Florida MLB1982-20001984-2000
1982- 1-   5-NYN
1,500,000203  
Keith Hernandez1B6-0 195 L-L 1953-10-20 33San Francisco,California MLB1972-19901974-1990
1971-42- 785-SLN
1,800,000122  
Clint HurdleOF6-3 195 L-R 1957-07-30 29Big Rapids,Michigan MLB1975-19871977-1987
1975- 1-   9-KCA
60,00059533  
Jeff InnisP6-0 170 R-R 1962-07-05 24Decatur,Illinois MLB1981-19951987-1993
1983-13- 318-NYN
60,00059534  
Gregg JefferiesLF-2B5-10 185 B-R 1967-08-01 19Burlingame,California MLB1985-20001987-2000
1985- 1-  20-NYN
60,00059535  
Howard Johnson3B-SS5-11 178 B-R 1960-11-29 26Clearwater,Florida MLB1979-20111982-1995
1979- 1-  12-DET
297,50029115  
Terry LeachP6-0 191 R-R 1954-03-13 33Selma,Alabama MLB1973-19931981-1993
1976- 7- 135-BOS
95,00042821  
Barry LyonsC6-1 202 R-R 1960-06-03 27Biloxi,Mississippi MLB1982-19951986-1995
1982-15- 371-NYN
62,50051325  
Dave Magadan3B-1B6-4 215 L-R 1962-09-30 24Tampa,Florida MLB1981-20011986-2001
1983- 2-  32-NYN
62,50051324  
Lee MazzilliOF-1B6-1 185 B-R 1955-03-25 32New York,New York MLB1974-19891976-1989
1973- 1-  14-NYN
62,50051326  
Roger McDowellP6-1 182 R-R 1960-12-21 26Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1980-19961985-1996
1982- 3-  59-NYN
305,00027414  
Kevin McReynoldsLF-OF6-1 210 R-R 1959-10-16 27Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1979-19941983-1994
1981- 1-   6-SDN
625,00016510  
Keith Miller2B-CF5-11 185 R-R 1963-06-12 24Midland,Michigan MLB1983-19951987-1995
1984- 2-  39-NYA
62,50051327  
Randy Milligan1B6-2 225 R-R 1961-11-27 25San Diego,California MLB1981-19941987-1994
1981- 1-   3-NYN
60,00059536  
John MitchellP6-2 195 R-R 1965-08-11 21Dickson,Tennessee MLB1983-19981986-1990
1983- 7- 177-BOS
60,00059537  
Randy MyersP6-1 210 L-L 1962-09-19 24Vancouver,Washington MLB1982-20011985-1998
1982- 3-  76-CIN
68,00049422  
Bob OjedaP6-1 190 L-L 1957-12-17 29Los Angeles,California MLB1978-19941980-1994
1978-   UDFA-BOS
650,0001579  
Jesse OroscoP6-2 205 R-L 1957-04-01 30Santa Barbara,California MLB1978-20031979-2003
1978- 2-  41-MIN
925,000716  
Al PedriqueSS6-0 155 R-R 1960-08-11 26Aragua,Venezuela MLB1978-19941987-1989
1978-   UDFA-NYN
62,50051328  
Rafael SantanaSS6-1 165 R-R 1958-01-31 29La Romana,Dom Rep MLB1977-19901983-1990
1976-   UDFA-NYA
250,00030618  
Don SchulzeP6-3 225 R-R 1962-09-27 24Roselle,Illinois MLB1980-19931983-1989
1980- 1-  11-CHN
60,00059538  
Doug SiskP6-2 210 R-R 1957-09-26 29Renton,Washington MLB1980-19911982-1991
1980-   UDFA-NYN
330,00026312  
Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6 215 L-L 1962-03-12 25Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19991983-1999
1980- 1-   1-NYN
1,245,000344  
Tim Teufel2B6-0 175 R-R 1958-07-07 28Greenwich,Connecticut MLB1979-19931983-1993
1980- 2-  38-MIN
277,50029916  
Gene WalterP6-4 200 L-L 1960-11-22 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1982-19931985-1988
1982-29- 720-SDN
60,00059539  
Mookie WilsonOF5-10 174 B-R 1956-02-09 31Bamberg,South Carolina MLB1977-19911980-1991
1977- 2-  42-NYN
800,0001028