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1962 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  New York,NY
Team Record:  40-120   .250
Result:   10th in National League
Manager(s):  Casey Stengel
General Manager:   George Weiss
Stadium:  Polo Grounds
Attendance:  922,530
Playoffs:  -

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gene Woodling (39)
Youngest Player:  Ed Kranepool (17)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Frank Thomas (23)
Top Pitcher:  Al Jackson (21)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
SF Giants10362.624--
LA Dodgers10263.6181.0
Cincinnati9864.6053.5
Pittsburgh9368.5788.0
Milwaukee8676.53115.5
St. Louis8478.51917.5
Philadelphia8180.50320.0
Houston6496.40036.5
Chi Cubs59103.36442.5
NY Mets40120.25060.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
20Craig AndersonPMLB6-2205RightRight7/1/193823Washington,DCUDFA 

1Richie AshburnOFMLB5-10170LeftRight3/19/192735Tilden,NebraskaUDFA 
3Gus BellOFMLB6-2196LeftRight11/15/192833Louisville,KentuckyUDFA 
11Ed Bouchee1BMLB6-1205LeftLeft3/7/193329Livingston,MontanaUDFA 
8Chris CannizzaroCMLB6-0190RightRight5/3/193824Oakland,California1956UDFA PHI
7Elio ChaconSS-2BMLB5-9160RightRight10/26/193625Caracas,VenezuelaUDFA 
44Harry ChitiCMLB6-3225RightRight11/16/193229Kincaid,IllinoisUDFA 
23Joe ChristopherOFMLB5-10176RightRight12/13/193526Frederiksted,Virgin IslandsUDFA 
26Galen CiscoPMLB5-11215RightRight3/7/193626St. Marys,OhioUDFA 
17Choo Choo ColemanCMLB5-9165LeftRight8/25/193724Orlando,FloridaUDFA 
6Cliff Cook3B-OFMLB6-0188RightRight8/20/193625Dallas,TexasUDFA 
38Roger CraigPMLB6-4191RightRight2/17/193032Durham,North CarolinaUDFA 
35Ray DaviaultPMLB6-1170RightRight5/27/193428Montreal,QuebecUDFA 
29John DeMeritOFMLB6-1195RightRight1/8/193626West Bend,WisconsinUDFA 
12Sammy Drake3B-2BMLB5-11175BothRight10/7/193427Little Rock,ArkansasUDFA 
27Larry FossPMLB6-2187RightRight4/18/193626Castleton,KansasUDFA 
12Joe GinsbergCMLB5-11180LeftRight10/11/192635New York,New YorkUDFA 
6Rick Herrscher1B-3BMLB6-2187RightRight11/3/193625St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
9Jim HickmanOF-1BMLB6-4205RightRight5/10/193725Henning,Tennessee1956UDFA STL
34Dave HillmanPMLB5-11168RightRight9/14/192734Dungannon,VirginiaUDFA 
14Gil Hodges1BMLB6-1200RightRight4/4/192438Princeton,IndianaUDFA 
47Jay HookPMLB6-2182LeftRight11/18/193625Waukegan,IllinoisUDFA 
29Willard HunterPMLB6-2180RightLeft3/8/193428Newark,New JerseyUDFA 
15Al JacksonPMLB5-10169LeftLeft12/25/193526Waco,TexasUDFA 
28,36Sherman JonesPMLB6-4205LeftRight2/10/193527Winton,North CarolinaUDFA 
10Rod Kanehl2B-OFMLB6-1180RightRight4/1/193428Wichita,KansasUDFA 
21Ed Kranepool1BMLB6-3215LeftLeft11/8/194417New York,New York1962UDFA NYM
41Clem LabinePMLB6-0180RightRight8/6/192635Lincoln,Rhode IslandUDFA 
5Hobie LandrithCMLB5-10170LeftRight3/16/193032Decatur,IllinoisUDFA 
19Ken MacKenziePMLB6-0185RightLeft3/10/193428Gore Bay,OntarioUDFA 
18Felix Mantilla2B-SSMLB6-0160RightRight7/29/193427Isabela,Puerto RicoUDFA 
6Jim Marshall1BMLB6-1190LeftLeft5/25/193131Danville,IllinoisUDFA 
36Bob MillerPMLB6-1185RightLeft7/15/193526Berwyn,IllinoisUDFA 
24Bob MillerPMLB6-1182RightRight2/18/193923St. Louis,Missouri1958UDFA STL
-Bob MillerPMLB6-1185RightLeft7/15/193526Berwyn,IllinoisUDFA 
24Bob MillerPMLB6-1182RightRight2/18/193923St. Louis,Missouri1958UDFA STL
26Vinegar Bend MizellPMLB6-3205RightLeft8/13/193031Vinegar Bend,AlabamaUDFA 
26Herb MofordPMLB6-1175RightRight8/6/192833Brooksville,KentuckyUDFA 
22Bob MoorheadPMLB6-1208RightRight1/23/193824Chambersburg,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
4Charlie Neal2B-SSMLB5-10165RightRight1/30/193131Longview,TexasUDFA 
5Joe PignatanoCMLB5-10180RightRight8/4/192932Brooklyn,New YorkUDFA 
16Bobby Gene SmithOFMLB5-11185RightRight5/28/193428Hood River,OregonUDFA 
16Sammy TaylorCMLB6-2185LeftRight2/27/193329Woodruff,South CarolinaUDFA 
25Frank ThomasOF-3BMLB6-3205RightRight6/11/192933Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
2Marv Throneberry1BMLB6-0197LeftLeft9/2/193328Collierville,TennesseeUDFA 
11Gene WoodlingOFMLB5-9195LeftRight8/16/192239Akron,OhioUDFA 
17Don Zimmer3B-2BMLB5-7175RightRight1/17/193131Cincinnati,OhioUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Solly HemusAssistant Coach 
Rogers HornsbyThird Base Coach 
Ralph KinerBroadcaster 
Red KressAssistant Coach 
Cookie LavagettoAssistant Coach 
Bob MurphyBroadcaster 
Lindsey NelsonBroadcaster 
Red RuffingPitching Coach 
Casey StengelManager 
George WeissGeneral Manager 


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