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1972 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 83-73 .532
Rank: 3rd in National League East
Run Differential: 528-578 -50
Roster Continuity 70.15% 17/24
Manager(s): Yogi Berra
General Manager: Bob Scheffing
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 2,134,185 1/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Richard Bengston (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Sheriff Robinson
Bullpen Coach: Joe Pignatano
Pitching Coach: Rube Walker
Third Base Coach: Eddie Yost

#1 Draft Picks

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 1972 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    20Tommie AgeeOF5-11195R-R291962Not draftedMLB--
    1Lute Barnes2B-SS5-10160R-R251972NYN: 1969-21-484MLB--
    5,24Jim BeauchampOF-1B6-2205R-R321963UDFAMLB--
    12Ken Boswell2B6-0172L-R261967NYN: 1965-4-66MLB--
    38Buzz CapraP5-10168R-R241971NYN: 1969-27-627MLB--
    10Duffy DyerC6-0195R-R261968NYN: 1966-1-9MLB--
    2Jim FregosiSS6-1190R-R301961Not draftedMLB--
    34Danny FrisellaP6-0195L-R261967NYN: 1966-3-49MLB--
    11Wayne Garrett3B-2B5-11183L-R241969MLB: 1965-6-104MLB--
    39Gary GentryP6-0183R-R251969NYN: 1967-3-60MLB--
    15Jerry GroteC5-10190R-R291963Not draftedMLB--
    25Don HahnOF6-1185R-R231969SFN: 1966-17-337MLB--
    3Bud HarrelsonSS5-11160B-R281965UDFAMLB--
    21Cleon JonesOF6-0200R-L291963Not draftedMLB--
    36Jerry KoosmanP6-2208R-L281967UDFAMLB--
    7Ed Kranepool1B6-3215L-L271962Not draftedMLB--
    18Dave MarshallOF6-1190L-R291968Not draftedMLB--
    17Ted MartinezSS-2B6-0165R-R241970Not draftedMLB--
    32Jon MatlackP6-3205L-L221971NYN: 1967-1-4MLB--
    24Willie MaysOF5-11180R-R411951Not draftedMLB--
    43Jim McAndrewP6-2185R-R281968NYN: 1965-11-206MLB--
    45Tug McGrawP6-0185R-L271965Not draftedMLB--
    28John Milner1B-OF6-0185L-L221971NYN: 1968-14-301MLB--
    19Tommy MooreP5-11175R-R231972KCA: 1968-32-724MLB--
    35Joe NolanC6-0190L-R211972NYN: 1969-2-28MLB--
    44Bob RauchP6-4200R-R231972Not draftedMLB--
    33Ray SadeckiP5-11180L-L311960Not draftedMLB--
    23Dave SchneckOF5-10200L-L231972NYN: 1967-38-696MLB--
    41Tom SeaverP6-1206R-R271967ATL: 1966-1-19MLB--
    4Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2200L-R281963Not draftedMLB--
    40Brent StromP6-3190R-L231972NYN: 1970-1-3MLB--
    9Bill Sudakis3B-C6-1190B-R261968Not draftedMLB--
    42Chuck TaylorP6-2195R-R301969Not draftedMLB--
    42Hank WebbP6-3175R-R221972NYN: 1968-10-205MLB--

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