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1980 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 67-95 .414
Rank: 5th in National League East
Run Differential: 611-702 -91
Roster Continuity 66.16% 23/26
Manager(s): Joe Torre
General Manager: Joe McDonald (1980-02-20), Frank Cashen
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,192,073 19/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Darryl Strawberry (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Joe Pignatano
Hitting Coach: Dick Sisler
Pitching Coach: Rube Walker
Third Base Coach: Chuck Cottier

#1 Draft Picks

Bill Almon (#1), John Stearns (#2), Hubie Brooks (#3), Butch Benton (#6), Lee Mazzilli (#14), Wally Backman (#16)
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 1980 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    46Neil AllenP6-2190R-R221979NYN: 1976-11-253MLB--
    25Bill AlmonSS-3B6-3190R-R271974SDN: 1974-1-1MLB--
    28Wally Backman2B5-9168B-R201980NYN: 1977-1-16MLB--
    19Butch BentonC6-1190R-R221978NYN: 1975-1-6MLB--
    43Juan BerenguerP5-11225R-R251978Not draftedMLB--
    36Mark BombackP5-11170R-R271978BOS: 1971-25-586MLB--
    39,62Hubie BrooksRF-3B6-0200R-R231980NYN: 1978-1-3MLB--
    34Ray BurrisP6-5200R-R291973CHN: 1972-17-399MLB--
    17Jose CardenalOF5-10150R-R361963Not draftedMLB--
    33Pete FalconeP6-2185L-L261975ATL: 1973-2-38MLB--
    23Doug Flynn2B-SS5-11165R-R291975Not draftedMLB--
    48Ed GlynnP6-2180R-L271975Not draftedMLB--
    32Tom HausmanP6-5200R-R271975MIL: 1971-10-226MLB--
    5Steve HendersonOF6-2190R-R271977CIN: 1974-5-119MLB--
    42Ron HodgesC6-1185L-R311973NYN: 1972-2-47MLB--
    26Scott HolmanP6-1190R-R211980Not draftedMLB--
    31Roy Lee JacksonP6-2194R-R261977HOU: 1972-12-273MLB--
    16Mike Jorgensen1B-OF6-0195L-L311968NYN: 1966-4-61MLB--
    49Kevin KobelP6-1195R-L261973MIL: 1971-11-250MLB--
    35,59Ed LynchP6-5207R-R241980TEX: 1977-22-547MLB--
    21Elliott MaddoxOF-3B5-11181R-R321970DET: 1968-1-20MLB--
    2Phil Mankowski3B6-0180L-R271976DET: 1970-9-218MLB--
    16Lee MazzilliOF-1B6-1185B-R251976NYN: 1973-1-14MLB--
    49,56Dyar MillerP6-1195R-R341975Not draftedMLB--
    17Jerry MoralesOF5-10175R-R311969Not draftedMLB--
    4Jose MorenoOF-2B6-0175B-R221980Not draftedMLB--
    8Dan NormanOF6-2195R-R251977CIN: 1974-15-359MLB--
    20John PacellaP6-3195R-R231977NYN: 1974-4-89MLB--
    3,61Mario RamirezSS5-9159R-R221980SFN: 1979-3-69MLB--
    45Jeff ReardonP6-1195R-R241979MON: 1973-23-527MLB--
    58Luis Rosado1B6-0180R-R241977Not draftedMLB--
    30Mike ScottP6-3215R-R251979NYN: 1976-2-37MLB--
    12John StearnsC6-0185R-R281974PHI: 1973-1-2MLB--
    27Craig SwanP6-3215R-R291973NYN: 1972-3-61MLB--
    11Frank TaverasSS6-0168R-R301972Not draftedMLB--
    29Alex TrevinoC5-11170R-R221978Not draftedMLB--
    15Claudell WashingtonOF6-0190L-L251974Not draftedMLB--
    1Mookie WilsonOF5-10174B-R241980NYN: 1977-2-42MLB--
    18Joel YoungbloodOF-3B6-0180R-R281976CIN: 1970-2-40MLB--
    40Pat ZachryP6-5180R-R281976CIN: 1970-19-454MLB--

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