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1966 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 66-95 .410
Rank: 9th in National League
Run Differential: 587-761 -174
Roster Continuity 54.51% 20/20
Manager(s): Wes Westrum
General Manager: George Weiss (1966-09-30), Bing Devine
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,932,693 2/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Steve Chilcott (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Whitey Herzog
Assistant Coach: Yogi Berra
Assistant Coach: Sheriff Robinson
Pitching Coach: Harvey Haddix

#1 Draft Picks

National League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1966 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    34Gerry ArrigoP6-1195L-L251961Not draftedMLB--
    31Larry BearnarthP6-2203R-R241963Not draftedMLB--
    14Ken Boyer3B-1B6-2200R-R351955Not draftedMLB--
    1Eddie BressoudSS6-1175R-R341956Not draftedMLB--
    20Choo Choo ColemanC5-9165L-R281961Not draftedMLB--
    38Dave EilersP5-11188R-R291964Not draftedMLB--
    17Larry ElliotOF6-2200L-L281962Not draftedMLB--
    22Jack FisherP6-2215R-R271959Not draftedMLB--
    5Shaun FitzmauriceOF6-0180R-R231966Not draftedMLB--
    20Bob FriendP6-0190R-R351951Not draftedMLB--
    29Rob GardnerP6-1176R-L211965Not draftedMLB--
    10Greg Goossen1B-C6-1210R-R201965Not draftedMLB--
    27Dallas GreenP6-5210L-R311960Not draftedMLB--
    15Jerry GroteC5-10190R-R231963Not draftedMLB--
    32Jack HamiltonP6-0200R-R271962Not draftedMLB--
    3Bud HarrelsonSS5-11160B-R221965UDFAMLB--
    28Bill HeplerP6-0160L-L201966Not draftedMLB--
    6,27Jim HickmanOF-1B6-4205R-R291962Not draftedMLB--
    2Chuck Hiller2B5-11170L-R311961Not draftedMLB--
    33Ron Hunt2B6-0186R-R251963Not draftedMLB--
    21Cleon JonesOF6-0200R-L231963Not draftedMLB--
    6Lou Klimchock3B-2B5-11180L-R261958Not draftedMLB--
    7Ed Kranepool1B6-3215L-L211962Not draftedMLB--
    24Johnny LewisOF6-1189L-R261964Not draftedMLB--
    18Al LuplowOF5-11180L-R271961Not draftedMLB--
    45Tug McGrawP6-0185R-L211965Not draftedMLB--
    11Roy McMillanSS5-11170R-R361951Not draftedMLB--
    35Larry MillerP6-0195L-L291964Not draftedMLB--
    23Billy MurphyOF6-1190R-R221966Not draftedMLB--
    16Danny NapoleonOF-3B5-11190R-R241965Not draftedMLB--
    30Dennis RibantP5-11175R-R241964Not draftedMLB--
    41Gordie RichardsonP6-0185R-L271964Not draftedMLB--
    40,43Dick RusteckP6-1175R-L241966Not draftedMLB--
    34Nolan RyanP6-2195R-R191966NYN: 1965-12-226MLB--
    39Dick SelmaP5-11175R-R221965Not draftedMLB--
    26Bob ShawP6-2195R-R331957Not draftedMLB--
    12John StephensonC5-11180L-R251964Not draftedMLB--
    17Dick Stuart1B6-4212R-R331958Not draftedMLB--
    43,45Darrell SutherlandP6-4169R-R241964Not draftedMLB--
    4Ron SwobodaOF6-2205R-R221965Not draftedMLB--
    19Hawk TaylorC-OF6-2190R-R271957Not draftedMLB--
    38Ralph TerryP6-3195R-R301956Not draftedMLB--

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