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1988 New York MetsPayroll Summary
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Keith Hernandez earned $1,850,000 for the 1988 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record100-60 (1st in National League East)League Rank1stMLB Rank2nd
ManagerDavey JohnsonGeneral ManagerFrank Cashen
CoachesBud Harrelson (First Base Coach), Greg Pavlick (Pitching Coach), Sam Perlozzo (Third Base Coach), Bill Robinson (Hitting Coach), Mel Stottlemyre (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsLost NLCS (Dodgers)
#1 Draft PickDave Proctor (#21)
Payroll$15,502,714
Attendance3,055,445
Minor League AffiliatesTidewater Tides (AAA) 77-64 ... Jackson Mets (AA) 61-75 ... St. Lucie Mets (A+) 74-65 ... Columbia Mets (A) 74-63 ... Little Falls Mets (A-) 39-36 ... Kingsport Mets (Rk) 47-26 ... Gulf Coast Mets (Rk) 21-42 ...
Years Available1962-2018

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Payroll Data for 1988 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 26San Gabriel,California MLB1981-20001985-2000
1983- 3-  58-NYN
295,00032418  
Wally Backman2B5-9 168 B-R 1959-09-22 28Hillsboro,Oregon MLB1977-19931980-1993
1977- 1-  16-NYN
650,00017310  
Mark Carreon1B-LF6-0 195 R-L 1963-07-19 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1981-20001987-1996
1981- 8- 185-NYN
62,50060426  
Gary CarterC6-2 215 R-R 1954-04-08 34Culver City,California MLB1972-19921974-1992
1972- 3-  53-MON
2,160,71451  
David ConeP6-1 190 L-R 1963-01-02 25Kansas City,Missouri MLB1981-20031986-2003
1981- 3-  74-KCA
92,50050623  
Ron DarlingP6-3 195 R-R 1960-08-19 27Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1979-19951983-1995
1981- 1-   9-TEX
1,000,000625  
Lenny DykstraCF-OF5-10 185 L-L 1963-02-10 25Santa Ana,California MLB1981-19961985-1996
1981-13- 315-NYN
305,00031417  
Kevin ElsterSS6-2 200 R-R 1964-08-03 23San Pedro,California MLB1984-20001986-2000
1984- 2-  28-NYN
69,00057825  
Sid FernandezP6-1 230 L-L 1962-10-12 25Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1981-20011983-1997
1981- 3-  73-LAN
580,00018912  
Dwight GoodenP6-3 210 R-R 1964-11-16 23Tampa,Florida MLB1982-20001984-2000
1982- 1-   5-NYN
1,400,000293  
Keith Hernandez1B6-0 195 L-L 1953-10-20 34San Francisco,California MLB1972-19901974-1990
1971-42- 785-SLN
1,850,000142  
Jeff InnisP6-0 170 R-R 1962-07-05 25Decatur,Illinois MLB1981-19951987-1993
1983-13- 318-NYN
62,50060427  
Gregg JefferiesLF-2B5-10 185 B-R 1967-08-01 20Burlingame,California MLB1985-20001987-2000
1985- 1-  20-NYN
62,50060428  
Howard Johnson3B-SS5-11 178 B-R 1960-11-29 27Clearwater,Florida MLB1979-20111982-1995
1979- 1-  12-DET
695,0001629  
Terry LeachP6-0 191 R-R 1954-03-13 34Selma,Alabama MLB1973-19931981-1993
1976- 7- 135-BOS
190,00038519  
Barry LyonsC6-1 202 R-R 1960-06-03 28Biloxi,Mississippi MLB1982-19951986-1995
1982-15- 371-NYN
90,00050824  
Dave Magadan3B-1B6-4 215 L-R 1962-09-30 25Tampa,Florida MLB1981-20011986-2001
1983- 2-  32-NYN
112,50046820  
Lee MazzilliOF-1B6-1 185 B-R 1955-03-25 33New York,New York MLB1974-19891976-1989
1973- 1-  14-NYN
350,00029115  
Bob McClureP5-11 170 B-L 1953-04-29 35Oakland,California MLB1973-19931975-1993
1973- 3-  62-LAN
500,00021314  
Roger McDowellP6-1 182 R-R 1960-12-21 27Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1980-19961985-1996
1982- 3-  59-NYN
615,00018111  
Kevin McReynoldsLF-OF6-1 210 R-R 1959-10-16 28Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1979-19941983-1994
1981- 1-   6-SDN
975,000776  
Keith Miller2B-CF5-11 185 R-R 1963-06-12 25Midland,Michigan MLB1983-19951987-1995
1984- 2-  39-NYA
62,50060429  
John MitchellP6-2 195 R-R 1965-08-11 22Dickson,Tennessee MLB1983-19981986-1990
1983- 7- 177-BOS
62,50060430  
Randy MyersP6-1 210 L-L 1962-09-19 25Vancouver,Washington MLB1982-20011985-1998
1982- 3-  76-CIN
108,00047822  
Edwin NunezP6-5 240 R-R 1963-05-27 25Humacao,Puerto Rico MLB1979-19941982-1994
1979-   UDFA-SEA
320,00030816  
Bob OjedaP6-1 190 L-L 1957-12-17 30Los Angeles,California MLB1978-19941980-1994
1978-   UDFA-BOS
725,0001538  
Mackey SasserC6-1 210 L-R 1962-08-03 25Fort Gaines,Georgia MLB1984-19951987-1995
1984- 5- 114-SFN
62,50060431  
Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6 215 L-L 1962-03-12 26Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19991983-1999
1980- 1-   1-NYN
1,320,000384  
Tim Teufel2B6-0 175 R-R 1958-07-07 29Greenwich,Connecticut MLB1979-19931983-1993
1980- 2-  38-MIN
537,50020213  
Gene WalterP6-4 200 L-L 1960-11-22 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1982-19931985-1988
1982-29- 720-SDN
111,60047221  
David WestP6-6 247 L-L 1964-09-01 23Memphis,Tennessee MLB1983-19991988-1998
1983- 4-  84-NYN
62,50060432  
Mookie WilsonOF5-10 174 B-R 1956-02-09 32Bamberg,South Carolina MLB1977-19911980-1991
1977- 2-  42-NYN
900,000897