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1976 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  86-76   .531
Result:   3rd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Joe Frazier
General Manager:   Joe McDonald
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  1,468,754
Playoffs:  -

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Torre (35)
Youngest Player:  Lee Mazzilli (21)
Longest Tenure:  Ed Kranepool (15)
Top Hitter:  Dave Kingman (23)
Top Pitcher:  Jerry Koosman (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Tom Thurberg (#13)

Roster Continuity:  80.29%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia10161.623--
Pittsburgh9270.5689.0
NY Mets8676.53115.0
Chi Cubs7587.46326.0
St. Louis7290.44429.0
Montreal55107.34046.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
34Bob ApodacaPMLB5-11170RightRight1/31/195026Los Angeles,California1979UDFA NYN

18Benny AyalaOFMLB6-1185RightRight2/7/195125Yauco,Puerto Rico1971UDFA NYN
21Billy BaldwinOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft6/9/195125Tazewell,VirginiaUDFA 
45Rick BaldwinPMLB6-3180LeftRight6/1/195323Fresno,California19719204NYN
4Bruce BoisclairOFMLB6-2190LeftLeft12/9/195223Putnam,Connecticut197020479NYN
23Leon BrownOFMLB6-0185RightRight11/16/194926Sacramento,California19669176BAL
25Jim DwyerOFMLB5-10175LeftLeft1/3/195026Evergreen Park,Illinois197111PIT
39Nino EspinosaPMLB6-1192RightRight8/15/195322Villa Altagralia,Dominican Republic1971UDFA NYN
1Leo FosterSS-2BMLB5-11165RightRight2/2/195125Covington,Kentucky1978UDFA BOS
11Wayne Garrett3B-2BMLB5-11183LeftRight12/3/194728Brooksville,Florida19656104MLB
15Jerry GroteCMLB5-10190RightRight10/6/194233San Antonio,Texas1962UDFA HOU
19Tom HallPMLB6-0155LeftLeft11/23/194728Thomasville,North Carolina1966353MIN
3Bud HarrelsonSSMLB5-11160BothRight6/6/194432Niles,California1963UDFA NYN
12Jack HeidemannSSMLB6-0178RightRight7/11/194926Brenham,Texas1967111CLE
42Ron HodgesCMLB6-1185LeftRight6/22/194927Rocky Mount,Virginia1972247NYN
26Dave KingmanOF-1BMLB6-6210RightRight12/21/194827Pendleton,Oregon197011SFN
22Jay KlevenCMLB6-2190RightRight12/2/194926Oakland,CaliforniaUDFA 
36Jerry KoosmanPMLB6-2208RightLeft12/23/194332Appleton,Minnesota1964UDFA NYN
7Ed Kranepool1BMLB6-3215LeftLeft11/8/194431New York,New York1962UDFA NYN
38Skip LockwoodPMLB6-0200RightRight8/17/194629Wayland,Massachusetts1966UDFA KC1
29Mickey LolichPMLB6-0210BothLeft9/12/194035Portland,Oregon1959UDFA DET
11Pepe MangualOFMLB5-10165RightRight5/23/195224Ponce,Puerto Rico1970UDFA MON
32Jon MatlackPMLB6-3205LeftLeft1/19/195026West Chester,Pennsylvania196714NYN
12Lee MazzilliOF-1BMLB6-1185BothRight3/25/195521New York,New York1973114NYN
17Felix Millan2BMLB5-11172RightRight8/21/194332Yabucoa,Puerto Rico1964UDFA MLB
28John Milner1B-OFMLB6-0185LeftLeft12/28/194926Atlanta,Georgia196814301NYN
44Bob MyrickPMLB6-1195RightLeft10/1/195223Hattiesburg,Mississippi197420459NYN
5Mike PhillipsSS-2BMLB6-1185LeftRight8/19/195025Beaumont,Texas1969118SFN
33Ken SandersPMLB5-11185RightRight7/8/194134St. Louis,Missouri1960UDFA KC1
41Tom SeaverPMLB6-1206RightRight11/17/194431Fresno,California1966119ATL
2Roy Staiger3BMLB6-0195RightRight1/6/195026Tulsa,Oklahoma1970124NYN
16John StearnsCMLB6-0185RightRight8/21/195124Denver,Colorado197312PHI
27Craig SwanPMLB6-3215RightRight11/30/195025Van Nuys,California1972361NYN
9Joe TorreC-1BMLB6-1210RightRight7/18/194035Brooklyn,New York1959UDFA MLB
25Del UnserOFMLB6-1180LeftLeft12/9/194431Decatur,Illinois1966459PIT
6Mike VailOFMLB6-0185RightRight11/10/195124San Francisco,California1971485SLN
30Hank WebbPMLB6-3175RightRight5/21/195026Copiague,New York196810205NYN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Phil CavarrettaHitting Coach 
Jocko CollinsScout 
Joe FrazierManager 
Ralph KinerBroadcaster 
Willie MaysAssistant Coach 
Joe McDonaldGeneral Manager 
Roy McMillanFirst Base Coach 
Bob MurphyBroadcaster 
Lindsey NelsonBroadcaster 
Joe PignatanoBullpen Coach 
Rube WalkerPitching Coach 


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