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1971 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 83-79 .512
Rank: 3rd in National League East
Run Differential: 588-550 + 38
Roster Continuity 87.62% 4/24
Manager(s): Gil Hodges
General Manager: Bob Scheffing
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 2,266,680 1/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Rich Puig (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Yogi Berra
Bullpen Coach: Joe Pignatano
Pitching Coach: Rube Walker
Third Base Coach: Eddie Yost

#1 Draft Picks

Tim Foli (#1), Jon Matlack (#4)
National League East 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 1971 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    20Tommie AgeeOF5-11195R-R281962Not draftedMLB--
    2Bob Aspromonte3B6-2185R-R331956Not draftedMLB--
    12Ken Boswell2B6-0172L-R251967NYN: 1965-4-66MLB--
    38Buzz CapraP5-10168R-R231971NYN: 1969-27-627MLB--
    22Donn Clendenon1B6-3210R-R351961Not draftedMLB--
    10Duffy DyerC6-0195R-R251968NYN: 1966-1-9MLB--
    5Frank EstradaC5-8182R-R231971Not draftedMLB--
    19Tim FoliSS6-0179R-R201970NYN: 1968-1-1MLB--
    34Danny FrisellaP6-0195L-R251967NYN: 1966-3-49MLB--
    11Wayne Garrett3B-2B5-11183L-R231969MLB: 1965-6-104MLB--
    39Gary GentryP6-0183R-R241969NYN: 1967-3-60MLB--
    15Jerry GroteC5-10190R-R281963Not draftedMLB--
    25Don HahnOF6-1185R-R221969SFN: 1966-17-337MLB--
    3Bud HarrelsonSS5-11160B-R271965UDFAMLB--
    21Cleon JonesOF6-0200R-L281963Not draftedMLB--
    16Mike Jorgensen1B-OF6-0195L-L221968NYN: 1966-4-61MLB--
    36Jerry KoosmanP6-2208R-L271967UDFAMLB--
    7Ed Kranepool1B6-3215L-L261962Not draftedMLB--
    18Dave MarshallOF6-1190L-R281968Not draftedMLB--
    17Ted MartinezSS-2B6-0165R-R231970Not draftedMLB--
    32Jon MatlackP6-3205L-L211971NYN: 1967-1-4MLB--
    43Jim McAndrewP6-2185R-R271968NYN: 1965-11-206MLB--
    45Tug McGrawP6-0185R-L261965Not draftedMLB--
    28John Milner1B-OF6-0185L-L211971NYN: 1968-14-301MLB--
    31Don RoseP6-3195R-R241971NYN: 1968-11-229MLB--
    30Nolan RyanP6-2195R-R241966NYN: 1965-12-226MLB--
    33Ray SadeckiP5-11180L-L301960Not draftedMLB--
    41Tom SeaverP6-1206R-R261967ATL: 1966-1-19MLB--
    24Art ShamskyOF-1B6-1175L-L291965Not draftedMLB--
    29Ken SingletonOF6-4213B-R241970NYN: 1967-1-3MLB--
    23Leroy StantonOF6-1195R-R251970Not draftedMLB--
    42Ron TaylorP6-1195R-R331962Not draftedMLB--
    6Al Weis2B-SS6-0170B-R331962Not draftedMLB--
    35Charlie WilliamsP6-2200R-R231971NYN: 1968-7-133MLB--

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