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1983 NEW YORK METS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  68-94   .420
Result:   6th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Frank Howard, George Bamberger
General Manager:   Frank Cashen
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  1,112,774
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Rusty Staub (39)
Youngest Player:  Jose Oquendo (19)
Longest Tenure:  Ron Hodges, Craig Swan (11)
Top Hitter:  Keith Hernandez (14)
Top Pitcher:  Tom Seaver (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Eddie Williams (#4)

Roster Continuity:  67.33%
Top Prospect:   Darryl Strawberry
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9072.556--
Pittsburgh8478.5196.0
Montreal8280.5068.0
St. Louis7983.48811.0
Chi Cubs7191.43819.0
NY Mets6894.42022.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
13Neil AllenPMLB6-2190RightRight1/24/195825Kansas City,Kansas197611253NYM

11Tucker Ashford3B-2BMLB6-1195RightRight12/4/195428Memphis,Tennessee197412SD
6Wally Backman2BMLB5-9168BothRight9/22/195923Hillsboro,Oregon1977116NYM
4Bob BailorOF-SSMLB5-11170RightRight7/10/195131Connellsville,Pennsylvania1970UDFA BAL
11Mike BishopCMLB6-2188RightRight11/5/195824Santa Maria,California197612270CAL
9Mark BradleyOFMLB6-1180RightRight12/3/195626Elizabethtown,Kentucky1975124LAD
7Hubie BrooksRF-3BMLB6-0200RightRight9/24/195626Los Angeles,California197813NYM
44Ron DarlingPMLB6-3195RightRight8/19/196022Honolulu,Hawaii198119TEX
32Carlos DiazPMLB6-0170RightLeft1/7/195825Kaneohe,Hawaii1979354SEA
20Mike FitzgeraldCMLB5-11190RightRight7/13/196022Long Beach,California19786133NYM
15George FosterOFMLB6-1185RightRight12/1/194834Tuscaloosa,Alabama1968355SF
45Brent GaffPMLB6-2200RightRight10/5/195824Fort Wayne,Indiana19776146NYM
19Ron GardenhireSSMLB6-0180RightRight10/24/195725Butzbach,Germany19796132NYM
23Brian Giles2B-SSMLB6-1165RightRight4/27/196023Manhattan,Kansas1978355NYM
29Tom GormanPMLB6-4200LeftLeft12/16/195725Portland,Oregon1980499MTL
25Danny HeepOF-1BMLB5-11177LeftLeft7/3/195725San Antonio,Texas1978237HOU
17Keith Hernandez1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft10/20/195329San Francisco,California197142776STL
42Ron HodgesCMLB6-1185LeftRight6/22/194934Rocky Mount,Virginia1972247NYM
28Scott HolmanPMLB6-1190RightRight9/18/195824Santa Paula,California1977UDFA NYM
5Mike HowardOFMLB6-2185BothRight4/2/195825Seattle,Washington19766139LAD
33Clint HurdleOFMLB6-3195LeftRight7/30/195725Big Rapids,Michigan197519KC
22Mike Jorgensen1B-OFMLB6-0195LeftLeft8/16/194834Passaic,New Jersey1966461NYM
26Dave KingmanOF-1BMLB6-6210RightRight12/21/194834Pendleton,Oregon197011SF
38Tim LearyPMLB6-3205RightRight12/23/195824Santa Monica,California197912NYM
36Ed LynchPMLB6-5207RightRight2/25/195627Brooklyn,New York197722547TEX
2Jose OquendoSSMLB5-10156BothRight7/4/196319Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico1979UDFA NYM
47Jesse OroscoPMLB6-2205RightLeft4/1/195726Santa Barbara,California1978241MIN
34Junior OrtizCMLB5-11174RightRight10/24/195923Humacao,Puerto Rico1977UDFA PIT
20Rick OwnbeyPMLB6-3185RightRight10/20/195725Corona,California198013313NYM
21Gary RajsichOF-1BMLB6-2210LeftLeft10/28/195428Youngstown,Ohio197611241HOU
8Ronn ReynoldsCMLB6-0200RightRight9/28/195824Wichita,Kansas19805105NYM
41Tom SeaverPMLB6-1206RightRight11/17/194438Fresno,California1966119ATL
39Doug SiskPMLB6-2210RightRight9/26/195725Renton,Washington1980UDFA NYM
10Rusty StaubOF-1BMLB6-2200LeftRight4/1/194439New Orleans,Louisiana1962UDFA Hoc
12John StearnsCMLB6-0185RightRight8/21/195131Denver,Colorado197312PHI
18Darryl StrawberryRF-OFMLB6-6215LeftLeft3/12/196221Los Angeles,California198011NYM
27Craig SwanPMLB6-3215RightRight11/30/195032Van Nuys,California1972361NYM
49Walt TerrellPMLB6-2205LeftRight5/11/195825Jeffersonville,Indiana198033763TEX
30Mike TorrezPMLB6-5210RightRight8/28/194636Topeka,Kansas1964UDFA STL
1Mookie WilsonOFMLB5-10174BothRight2/9/195627Bamberg,South Carolina1977242NYM
Team PersonnelPosition 
George BambergerManager 
Frank CashenGeneral Manager 
Jim DuquetteScout 
Gene DusanBullpen Coach 
Jim FreyHitting Coach 
Bud HarrelsonBroadcaster 
Frank HowardFirst Base Coach 
Gerry HunsickerScout 
Darrell JohnsonAssistant Coach 
Ralph KinerBroadcaster 
Steve LamarBroadcaster 
Tim McCarverBroadcaster 
Richard MillerScout 
Bill MonbouquettePitching Coach 
Bob MurphyBroadcaster 
Roy ParteeScout 
Bobby ValentineThird Base Coach 
Steve ZabriskieBroadcaster 


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