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1976 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-76 .531
Rank: 3rd in National League East
Run Differential: 615-538 + 77
Roster Continuity 80.29% 9/24
Manager(s): Joe Frazier
General Manager: Joe McDonald
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,468,754 7/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Tom Thurberg (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Willie Mays
Bullpen Coach: Joe Pignatano
First Base Coach: Roy McMillan
Hitting Coach: Phil Cavarretta
Pitching Coach: Rube Walker

#1 Draft Picks

John Stearns (#2), Jon Matlack (#4), Jack Heidemann (#11), Lee Mazzilli (#14), Mike Phillips (#18)
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 1976 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    34Bob ApodacaP5-11170R-R261973Not draftedMLB--
    18Benny AyalaOF6-1185R-R251974Not draftedMLB--
    21Billy BaldwinOF6-0175L-L251975Not draftedMLB--
    45Rick BaldwinP6-3180L-R231975NYN: 1971-9-212MLB--
    4Bruce BoisclairOF6-2190L-L231974NYN: 1970-20-486MLB--
    23Leon BrownOF6-0185R-R261976BAL: 1966-9-176MLB--
    25Jim DwyerOF5-10175L-L261973PIT: 1971-1-1MLB--
    39Nino EspinosaP6-1192R-R221974Not draftedMLB--
    1Leo FosterSS-2B5-11165R-R251971ATL: 1969-2-36MLB--
    11Wayne Garrett3B-2B5-11183L-R281969MLB: 1965-6-104MLB--
    15Jerry GroteC5-10190R-R331963Not draftedMLB--
    19Tom HallP6-0155L-L281968MIN: 1966-3-53MLB--
    3Bud HarrelsonSS5-11160B-R321965UDFAMLB--
    12Jack HeidemannSS6-0178R-R261969CLE: 1967-1-11MLB--
    42Ron HodgesC6-1185L-R271973NYN: 1972-2-47MLB--
    26Dave KingmanOF-1B6-6210R-R271971SFN: 1970-1-1MLB--
    22Jay KlevenC6-2190R-R261976Not draftedMLB--
    36Jerry KoosmanP6-2208R-L321967UDFAMLB--
    7Ed Kranepool1B6-3215L-L311962Not draftedMLB--
    38Skip LockwoodP6-0200R-R291965Not draftedMLB--
    29Mickey LolichP6-0210B-L351963Not draftedMLB--
    11Pepe MangualOF5-10165R-R241972Not draftedMLB--
    32Jon MatlackP6-3205L-L261971NYN: 1967-1-4MLB--
    12Lee MazzilliOF-1B6-1185B-R211976NYN: 1973-1-14MLB--
    17Felix Millan2B5-11172R-R321966Not draftedMLB--
    28John Milner1B-OF6-0185L-L261971NYN: 1968-14-301MLB--
    44Bob MyrickP6-1195R-L231976NYN: 1974-20-461MLB--
    5Mike PhillipsSS-2B6-1185L-R251973SFN: 1969-1-18MLB--
    33Ken SandersP5-11185R-R341964Not draftedMLB--
    41Tom SeaverP6-1206R-R311967ATL: 1966-1-19MLB--
    2Roy Staiger3B6-0195R-R261975NYN: 1970-1-24MLB--
    16John StearnsC6-0185R-R241974PHI: 1973-1-2MLB--
    27Craig SwanP6-3215R-R251973NYN: 1972-3-61MLB--
    9Joe TorreC-1B6-1210R-R351960Not draftedMLB--
    25Del UnserOF6-1180L-L311968PIT: 1966-4-59MLB--
    6Mike VailOF6-0185R-R241975SLN: 1971-4-85MLB--
    30Hank WebbP6-3175R-R261972NYN: 1968-10-205MLB--

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