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1973 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 82-79 .509
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 608-588 + 20
Manager(s): Yogi Berra
General Manager: Bob Scheffing
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,912,390 3/24
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Athletics)
Top Draft Pick: Lee Mazzilli (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Joe Pignatano
First Base Coach: Roy McMillan
Pitching Coach: Rube Walker
Third Base Coach: Eddie Yost

#1 Draft Picks

Jon Matlack (#4)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8279.509--
8181.5001.5
8082.4942.5
7983.4883.5
7784.4785.0
7191.43811.5
Full 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 1973 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    34Bob ApodacaP5-11170R-R231973UDFAMLB--
    1Lute Barnes2B-SS5-10160R-R261972NYN: 1969-21-482MLB--
    24Jim BeauchampOF-1B6-2205R-R331963UDFAMLB--
    12Ken Boswell2B6-0172L-R271967NYN: 1965-4-66MLB--
    38Buzz CapraP5-10168R-R251971NYN: 1969-27-625MLB--
    29Rich ChilesOF5-11170L-L231971HOU: 1968-2-23MLB--
    10Duffy DyerC6-0195R-R271968NYN: 1966-1-9MLB--
    2Jim FregosiSS6-1190R-R311961UDFAMLB--
    11Wayne Garrett3B-2B5-11183L-R251969MLB: 1965-6-104MLB--
    19Jim GosgerOF5-11185L-L301963Not draftedMLB--
    15Jerry GroteC5-10190R-R301963UDFAMLB--
    25Don HahnOF6-1185R-R241969SFN: 1966-17-337MLB--
    3Bud HarrelsonSS5-11160B-R291965UDFAMLB--
    6Greg HartsH6-0168L-L231973Not draftedMLB--
    34Phil HenniganP185R-R271969CLE: 1966-4-60MLB--
    42Ron HodgesC6-1185L-R241973NYN: 1972-2-47MLB--
    21Cleon JonesOF6-0200R-L301963UDFAMLB--
    36Jerry KoosmanP6-2208R-L291967UDFAMLB--
    7Ed Kranepool1B6-3215L-L281962UDFAMLB--
    17Ted MartinezSS-2B6-0165R-R251970UDFAMLB--
    32Jon MatlackP6-3205L-L231971NYN: 1967-1-4MLB--
    20Jerry MayC6-2195R-R291964UDFAMLB--
    24Willie MaysOF5-11180R-R421951UDFAMLB--
    43Jim McAndrewP6-2185R-R291968NYN: 1965-11-206MLB--
    45Tug McGrawP6-0185R-L281965UDFAMLB--
    16Felix Millan2B5-11172R-R291966UDFAMLB--
    30Bob MillerP6-1182R-R341957UDFAMLB--
    28John Milner1B-OF6-0185L-L231971NYN: 1968-14-301MLB--
    39Tommy MooreP5-11175R-R241972KCA: 1968-32-723MLB--
    19Brian OstrosserSS6-0175L-R241973Not draftedMLB--
    31Harry ParkerP6-3190R-R251970SLN: 1965-4-73MLB--
    33Ray SadeckiP5-11180L-L321960UDFAMLB--
    23Dave SchneckOF5-10200L-L241972NYN: 1967-38-695MLB--
    41Tom SeaverP6-1206R-R281967ATL: 1966-1-19MLB--
    4Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2200L-R291963UDFAMLB--
    40George StoneP6-3205L-L261967ATL: 1966-5-91MLB--
    39John StrohmayerP6-1181R-R261970OAK: 1968-26-577MLB--
    27Craig SwanP6-3215R-R221973NYN: 1972-3-61MLB--
    9,18George TheodoreOF-1B6-4190R-R251973NYN: 1969-31-715MLB--
    30Hank WebbP6-3175R-R231972NYN: 1968-10-205MLB--


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