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1965 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  50-112   .309
Result:   10th in National League
Manager(s):  Casey Stengel, Wes Westrum
General Manager:   George Weiss
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  1,768,389
Playoffs:  -

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Warren Spahn (44)
Youngest Player:  Jim Bethke (18)
Longest Tenure:  Al Jackson, Chris Cannizzaro, Joe Christopher, Galen Cisco, Jim Hickman, Ed Kranepool (4)
Top Hitter:  Roy McMillan (39)
Top Pitcher:  Jack Fisher (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Les Rohr (#2)

Roster Continuity:  63.31%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9765.599--
SF Giants9567.5862.0
Pittsburgh9072.5567.0
Cincinnati8973.5498.0
Milwaukee8676.53111.0
Philadelphia8576.52811.5
St. Louis8081.49716.5
Chi Cubs7290.44425.0
Houston6597.40132.0
NY Mets50112.30947.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
31Larry BearnarthPMLB6-2203RightRight9/11/194123New York,New YorkUDFA 

8Yogi BerraCMLB5-8194LeftRight5/12/192540St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
28,36,41Jim BethkePMLB6-3185RightRight11/5/194618Falls City,NebraskaUDFA 
5Chris CannizzaroCMLB6-0190RightRight5/3/193827Oakland,California1956UDFA PHI
23Joe ChristopherOFMLB5-10176RightRight12/13/193529Frederiksted,Virgin IslandsUDFA 
26Galen CiscoPMLB5-11215RightRight3/7/193629St. Marys,OhioUDFA 
10Kevin Collins3B-2BMLB6-2190LeftRight8/4/194618Springfield,MassachusettsUDFA 
3Billy CowanOFMLB6-0170RightRight8/28/193826Calhoun City,MississippiUDFA 
38Dave EilersPMLB5-11188RightRight12/3/193628Oldenburg,TexasUDFA 
22Jack FisherPMLB6-2215RightRight3/4/193926Frostburg,MarylandUDFA 
29Rob GardnerPMLB6-1176RightLeft12/19/194420Binghamton,New York1963UDFA MIN
12Jesse GonderCMLB5-10190LeftRight1/20/193629Monticello,ArkansasUDFA 
20Greg Goossen1B-CMLB6-1210RightRight12/14/194519Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
3Bud HarrelsonSSMLB5-11160BothRight6/6/194421Niles,California1963UDFA NYM
9Jim HickmanOF-1BMLB6-4205RightRight5/10/193728Henning,Tennessee1956UDFA STL
2Chuck Hiller2BMLB5-11170LeftRight10/1/193430Johnsburg,IllinoisUDFA 
33Ron Hunt2BMLB6-0186RightRight2/23/194124St. Louis,Missouri1959UDFA Mbr
15Al JacksonPMLB5-10169LeftLeft12/25/193529Waco,TexasUDFA 
12,34Cleon JonesOFMLB6-0200RightLeft8/4/194222Plateau,Alabama1963UDFA NYM
6Bobby Klaus2B-3BMLB5-10170RightRight12/27/193727Spring Grove,IllinoisUDFA 
18Gary KolbOF-CMLB6-0195LeftRight3/13/194025Rock Falls,IllinoisUDFA 
7Ed Kranepool1BMLB6-3215LeftLeft11/8/194420New York,New York1962UDFA NYM
25Gary KrollPMLB6-6220RightRight7/8/194123Culver City,CaliforniaUDFA 
17Frank LaryPMLB5-11180RightRight4/10/193035Northport,AlabamaUDFA 
24Johnny LewisOFMLB6-1189LeftRight8/10/193925Greenville,AlabamaUDFA 
45Tug McGrawPMLB6-0185RightLeft8/30/194420Martinez,California1964UDFA NYM
11Roy McMillanSSMLB5-11170RightRight7/17/192935Bonham,TexasUDFA 
35Larry MillerPMLB6-0195LeftLeft6/19/193728Topeka,KansasUDFA 
21Bob MoorheadPMLB6-1208RightRight1/23/193827Chambersburg,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
34Dennis MusgravesPMLB6-4188RightRight12/25/194321Indianapolis,IndianaUDFA 
16Danny NapoleonOF-3BMLB5-11190RightRight1/11/194223Claysburg,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
27Tom ParsonsPMLB6-7210RightRight9/13/193925Lakeville,ConnecticutUDFA 
18,30Dennis RibantPMLB5-11175RightRight9/20/194123Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
41Gordie RichardsonPMLB6-0185RightLeft7/19/193826Colquitt,GeorgiaUDFA 
17Jimmie SchafferCMLB5-9185RightRight4/5/193629Limeport,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
39Dick SelmaPMLB5-11175RightRight11/4/194321Santa Ana,California1963UDFA NYM
1Charley Smith3BMLB6-0177RightRight9/15/193727Charleston,South CarolinaUDFA 
21Warren SpahnPMLB6-0175LeftLeft4/23/192144Buffalo,New YorkUDFA 
19John StephensonCMLB5-11180LeftRight4/13/194124South Portsmouth,Kentucky1963UDFA NYM
43Darrell SutherlandPMLB6-4169RightRight11/14/194123Glendale,CaliforniaUDFA 
14Ron SwobodaOFMLB6-2205RightRight6/30/194421Baltimore,Maryland1964UDFA NYM
19Hawk TaylorC-OFMLB6-2190RightRight4/3/193926Metropolis,IllinoisUDFA 
28Carl WilleyPMLB6-0175RightRight6/6/193134Cherryfield,MaineUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Yogi BerraAssistant Coach 
Don HeffnerAssistant Coach 
Ralph KinerBroadcaster 
Red MurffScout 
Bob MurphyBroadcaster 
Lindsey NelsonBroadcaster 
Sheriff RobinsonAssistant Coach 
Warren SpahnAssistant Coach 
Casey StengelManager 
George WeissGeneral Manager 
Wes WestrumFirst Base Coach 


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