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1974 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 71-91 .438
Rank: 5th in National League East
Run Differential: 572-646 -74
Roster Continuity 85.91% 3/24
Manager(s): Yogi Berra
General Manager: Bob Scheffing (1974-09-30), Joe McDonald
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,273,075 6/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Cliff Speck (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Jon Matlack (#4), Randy Sterling (#4), Jon Matlack (#4), Rich Puig (#14)
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 1974 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    22Jack AkerP6-2190R-R331964Not draftedMLB--
    34Bob ApodacaP5-11170R-R241973Not draftedMLB--
    18Benny AyalaOF6-1185R-R231974Not draftedMLB--
    26Bruce BoisclairOF6-2190L-L211974NYN: 1970-20-486MLB--
    12Ken Boswell2B6-0172L-R281967NYN: 1965-4-66MLB--
    38Jerry CramP6-0180R-R261969Not draftedMLB--
    10Duffy DyerC6-0195R-R281968NYN: 1966-1-9MLB--
    48Nino EspinosaP6-1192R-R201974Not draftedMLB--
    11Wayne Garrett3B-2B5-11183L-R261969MLB: 1965-6-104MLB--
    5Jim GosgerOF5-11185L-L311963UDFAMLB--
    15Jerry GroteC5-10190R-R311963Not draftedMLB--
    25Don HahnOF6-1185R-R251969SFN: 1966-17-337MLB--
    20Ike HamptonC6-1185B-R221974Not draftedMLB--
    3Bud HarrelsonSS5-11160B-R301965UDFAMLB--
    42Ron HodgesC6-1185L-R251973NYN: 1972-2-47MLB--
    21Cleon JonesOF6-0200R-L311963Not draftedMLB--
    36Jerry KoosmanP6-2208R-L301967UDFAMLB--
    7Ed Kranepool1B6-3215L-L291962Not draftedMLB--
    23Ted MartinezSS-2B6-0165R-R261970Not draftedMLB--
    32Jon MatlackP6-3205L-L241971NYN: 1967-1-4MLB--
    45Tug McGrawP6-0185R-L291965Not draftedMLB--
    17Felix Millan2B5-11172R-R301966Not draftedMLB--
    30Bob MillerP6-1182R-R351957Not draftedMLB--
    28John Milner1B-OF6-0185L-L241971NYN: 1968-14-301MLB--
    31Harry ParkerP6-3190R-R261970SLN: 1965-4-73MLB--
    2Brock Pemberton1B6-3190B-L201974NYN: 1972-6-133MLB--
    6Rich Puig2B-3B5-10165L-R211974NYN: 1971-1-14MLB--
    33Ray SadeckiP5-11180L-L331960Not draftedMLB--
    16Dave SchneckOF5-10200L-L251972NYN: 1967-38-696MLB--
    41Tom SeaverP6-1206R-R291967ATL: 1966-1-19MLB--
    4Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2200L-R301963Not draftedMLB--
    35Randy SterlingP6-2195B-R231974NYN: 1969-1-4MLB--
    40George StoneP6-3205L-L271967ATL: 1966-5-91MLB--
    39John StrohmayerP6-1181R-R271970OAK: 1968-26-577MLB--
    27Craig SwanP6-3215R-R231973NYN: 1972-3-61MLB--
    18George TheodoreOF-1B6-4190R-R261973NYN: 1969-31-717MLB--
    29Hank WebbP6-3175R-R241972NYN: 1968-10-205MLB--

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