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1981 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 41-62 .398
Rank: th in National League East
Run Differential: 348-432 -84
Roster Continuity 59.80% 22/26
Manager(s): Joe Torre
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 704,244 18/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Terry Blocker (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Rube Walker
First Base Coach: Joe Pignatano
Hitting Coach: Deron Johnson
Pitching Coach: Bob Gibson
Third Base Coach: Chuck Cottier

#1 Draft Picks

John Stearns (#2), Tim Leary (#2), Hubie Brooks (#3), 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 1981 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    13Neil AllenP6-2190R-R231979NYN: 1976-11-253MLB--
    6Wally Backman2B5-9168B-R211980NYN: 1977-1-16MLB--
    4Bob BailorOF-SS5-11170R-R291975Not draftedMLB--
    36Dan BoitanoP6-0185R-R281978MON: 1973-2-44MLB--
    7Hubie BrooksRF-3B6-0200R-R241980NYN: 1978-1-3MLB--
    3Mike Cubbage3B6-0180L-R301974WS2: 1971-2-25MLB--
    33Pete FalconeP6-2185L-L271975ATL: 1973-2-38MLB--
    23Doug Flynn2B-SS5-11165R-R301975Not draftedMLB--
    19Ron GardenhireSS6-0180R-R231981NYN: 1979-6-132MLB--
    15Brian Giles2B-SS6-1165R-R211981NYN: 1978-3-55MLB--
    20Greg HarrisP6-0165R-R251981NYN: 1976-7-130MLB--
    32Tom HausmanP6-5200R-R281975MIL: 1971-10-226MLB--
    42Ron HodgesC6-1185L-R321973NYN: 1972-2-47MLB--
    5Mike HowardOF6-2185B-R231981LAN: 1976-6-139MLB--
    25,35Randy JonesP6-0178R-L311973SDN: 1972-5-97MLB--
    22Mike Jorgensen1B-OF6-0195L-L321968NYN: 1966-4-61MLB--
    26Dave KingmanOF-1B6-6210R-R321971SFN: 1970-1-1MLB--
    43Terry LeachP6-0191R-R271981BOS: 1976-7-135MLB--
    38Tim LearyP6-3205R-R221981NYN: 1979-1-2MLB--
    34,35Ed LynchP6-5207R-R251980TEX: 1977-22-547MLB--
    6Mike MarshallP5-10180R-R381967Not draftedMLB--
    16Lee MazzilliOF-1B6-1185B-R261976NYN: 1973-1-14MLB--
    49Dyar MillerP6-1195R-R351975Not draftedMLB--
    47Jesse OroscoP6-2205R-L241979MIN: 1978-2-41MLB--
    25Charlie PuleoP6-3200R-R261981DET: 1973-13-307MLB--
    44Jeff ReardonP6-1195R-R251979MON: 1973-23-527MLB--
    15Dave RobertsP6-2197L-L361969Not draftedMLB--
    30Mike ScottP6-3215R-R261979NYN: 1976-2-37MLB--
    44Ray SearageP6-1180L-L261981SLN: 1976-22-518MLB--
    10Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2200L-R371963Not draftedMLB--
    12John StearnsC6-0185R-R291974PHI: 1973-1-2MLB--
    27Craig SwanP6-3215R-R301973NYN: 1972-3-61MLB--
    11Frank TaverasSS6-0168R-R311972Not draftedMLB--
    29Alex TrevinoC5-11170R-R231978Not draftedMLB--
    17Ellis ValentineOF6-4207R-R261975MON: 1972-2-29MLB--
    1Mookie WilsonOF5-10174B-R251980NYN: 1977-2-42MLB--
    18Joel YoungbloodOF-3B6-0180R-R291976CIN: 1970-2-40MLB--
    40Pat ZachryP6-5180R-R291976CIN: 1970-19-454MLB--

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