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1966 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  66-95   .410
Result:   9th in National League
Manager(s):  Wes Westrum
General Manager:   George Weiss
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  1,932,693
Playoffs:  -

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Roy McMillan (36)
Youngest Player:  Nolan Ryan (19)
Longest Tenure:  Jim Hickman, Ed Kranepool (5)
Top Hitter:  Ron Hunt (30)
Top Pitcher:  Jack Fisher (28)
Top Draft Pick:  Steve Chilcott (#1)

Roster Continuity:  54.51%
National League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9567.586--
SF Giants9368.5781.5
Pittsburgh9270.5683.0
Philadelphia8775.5378.0
Atlanta8577.52510.0
St. Louis8379.51212.0
Cincinnati7684.47518.0
Houston7290.44423.0
NY Mets6695.41028.5
Chi Cubs59103.36436.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
34Gerry ArrigoPMLB6-1195LeftLeft6/12/194125Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 

31Larry BearnarthPMLB6-2203RightRight9/11/194124New York,New YorkUDFA 
14Ken Boyer3B-1BMLB6-2200RightRight5/20/193135Liberty,MissouriUDFA 
1Eddie BressoudSSMLB6-1175RightRight5/2/193234Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
20Choo Choo ColemanCMLB5-9165LeftRight8/25/193728Orlando,FloridaUDFA 
38Dave EilersPMLB5-11188RightRight12/3/193629Oldenburg,TexasUDFA 
17Larry ElliotOFMLB6-2200LeftLeft3/5/193828San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
22Jack FisherPMLB6-2215RightRight3/4/193927Frostburg,MarylandUDFA 
5Shaun FitzmauriceOFMLB6-0180RightRight8/25/194223Worcester,MassachusettsUDFA 
20Bob FriendPMLB6-0190RightRight11/24/193035Lafayette,IndianaUDFA 
29Rob GardnerPMLB6-1176RightLeft12/19/194421Binghamton,New York1963UDFA MIN
10Greg Goossen1B-CMLB6-1210RightRight12/14/194520Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
27Dallas GreenPMLB6-5210LeftRight8/4/193431Newport,Delaware1955UDFA PHI
15Jerry GroteCMLB5-10190RightRight10/6/194223San Antonio,Texas1962UDFA Hoc
32Jack HamiltonPMLB6-0200RightRight12/25/193827Burlington,IowaUDFA 
3Bud HarrelsonSSMLB5-11160BothRight6/6/194422Niles,California1963UDFA NYM
28Bill HeplerPMLB6-0160LeftLeft9/25/194520Covington,VirginiaUDFA 
6,27Jim HickmanOF-1BMLB6-4205RightRight5/10/193729Henning,Tennessee1956UDFA STL
2Chuck Hiller2BMLB5-11170LeftRight10/1/193431Johnsburg,IllinoisUDFA 
33Ron Hunt2BMLB6-0186RightRight2/23/194125St. Louis,Missouri1959UDFA Mbr
21Cleon JonesOFMLB6-0200RightLeft8/4/194223Plateau,Alabama1963UDFA NYM
6Lou Klimchock3B-2BMLB5-11180LeftRight10/15/193926Hostetler,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
7Ed Kranepool1BMLB6-3215LeftLeft11/8/194421New York,New York1962UDFA NYM
24Johnny LewisOFMLB6-1189LeftRight8/10/193926Greenville,AlabamaUDFA 
18Al LuplowOFMLB5-11180LeftRight3/13/193927Saginaw,MichiganUDFA 
45Tug McGrawPMLB6-0185RightLeft8/30/194421Martinez,California1964UDFA NYM
11Roy McMillanSSMLB5-11170RightRight7/17/192936Bonham,TexasUDFA 
35Larry MillerPMLB6-0195LeftLeft6/19/193729Topeka,KansasUDFA 
23Billy MurphyOFMLB6-1190RightRight5/7/194422Pineville,LouisianaUDFA 
16Danny NapoleonOF-3BMLB5-11190RightRight1/11/194224Claysburg,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
30Dennis RibantPMLB5-11175RightRight9/20/194124Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
41Gordie RichardsonPMLB6-0185RightLeft7/19/193827Colquitt,GeorgiaUDFA 
40,43Dick RusteckPMLB6-1175RightLeft7/12/194124Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
34Nolan RyanPMLB6-2195RightRight1/31/194719Refugio,Texas196512226NYM
39Dick SelmaPMLB5-11175RightRight11/4/194322Santa Ana,California1963UDFA NYM
26Bob ShawPMLB6-2195RightRight6/29/193333Bronx,New YorkUDFA 
12John StephensonCMLB5-11180LeftRight4/13/194125South Portsmouth,Kentucky1963UDFA NYM
17Dick Stuart1BMLB6-4212RightRight11/7/193233San Francisco,CaliforniaUDFA 
43,45Darrell SutherlandPMLB6-4169RightRight11/14/194124Glendale,CaliforniaUDFA 
4Ron SwobodaOFMLB6-2205RightRight6/30/194422Baltimore,Maryland1964UDFA NYM
19Hawk TaylorC-OFMLB6-2190RightRight4/3/193927Metropolis,IllinoisUDFA 
38Ralph TerryPMLB6-3195RightRight1/9/193630Big Cabin,OklahomaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Yogi BerraAssistant Coach 
Harvey HaddixPitching Coach 
Whitey HerzogAssistant Coach 
Ralph KinerBroadcaster 
Bob MurphyBroadcaster 
Lindsey NelsonBroadcaster 
Sheriff RobinsonAssistant Coach 
George WeissGeneral Manager 
Wes WestrumManager 


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