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1983 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 68-94 .420
Rank: 6th in National League East
Run Differential: 575-680 -105
Roster Continuity 67.33% 24/26
Manager(s): Frank Howard, George Bamberger
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Attendance: 1,112,774 23/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Eddie Williams (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Darrell Johnson
Bullpen Coach: Gene Dusan
First Base Coach: Frank Howard
Hitting Coach: Jim Frey
Pitching Coach: Bill Monbouquette
Third Base Coach: Bobby Valentine

#1 Draft Picks

Darryl Strawberry (#1), Tim Leary (#2), John Stearns (#2), Hubie Brooks (#3), Ron Darling (#9), Clint Hurdle (#9), Ron Darling (#9), Wally Backman (#16), Mark Bradley (#24)
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 1983 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    13Neil AllenP6-2190R-R251979NYN: 1976-11-253MLB--
    11Tucker Ashford3B-2B6-1195R-R281976SDN: 1974-1-2MLB--
    6Wally Backman2B5-9168B-R231980NYN: 1977-1-16MLB--
    4Bob BailorOF-SS5-11170R-R311975Not draftedMLB--
    11Mike BishopC6-2188R-R241983CAL: 1976-12-270MLB--
    9Mark BradleyOF6-1180R-R261981LAN: 1975-1-24MLB--
    7Hubie BrooksRF-3B6-0200R-R261980NYN: 1978-1-3MLB--
    44Ron DarlingP6-3195R-R221983TEX: 1981-1-9MLB--
    32Carlos DiazP6-0170R-L251982SEA: 1979-3-54MLB--
    20Mike FitzgeraldC5-11190R-R221983NYN: 1978-6-133MLB--
    15George FosterOF6-1185R-R341969SFN: 1968-3-55MLB--
    45Brent GaffP6-2200R-R241982NYN: 1977-6-146MLB--
    19Ron GardenhireSS6-0180R-R251981NYN: 1979-6-132MLB--
    23Brian Giles2B-SS6-1165R-R231981NYN: 1978-3-55MLB--
    29Tom GormanP6-4200L-L251981MON: 1980-4-99MLB--
    25Danny HeepOF-1B5-11177L-L251979HOU: 1978-2-37MLB--
    17Keith Hernandez1B6-0195L-L291974SLN: 1971-42-785MLB--
    42Ron HodgesC6-1185L-R341973NYN: 1972-2-47MLB--
    28Scott HolmanP6-1190R-R241980Not draftedMLB--
    5Mike HowardOF6-2185B-R251981LAN: 1976-6-139MLB--
    33Clint HurdleOF6-3195L-R251977KCA: 1975-1-9MLB--
    22Mike Jorgensen1B-OF6-0195L-L341968NYN: 1966-4-61MLB--
    26Dave KingmanOF-1B6-6210R-R341971SFN: 1970-1-1MLB--
    38Tim LearyP6-3205R-R241981NYN: 1979-1-2MLB--
    36Ed LynchP6-5207R-R271980TEX: 1977-22-547MLB--
    2Jose OquendoSS5-10156B-R191983Not draftedMLB--
    47Jesse OroscoP6-2205R-L261979MIN: 1978-2-41MLB--
    34Junior OrtizC5-11174R-R231982Not draftedMLB--
    20Rick OwnbeyP6-3185R-R251982NYN: 1980-13-313MLB--
    21Gary RajsichOF-1B6-2210L-L281982HOU: 1976-11-241MLB--
    8Ronn ReynoldsC6-0200R-R241982NYN: 1980-5-105MLB--
    41Tom SeaverP6-1206R-R381967ATL: 1966-1-19MLB--
    39Doug SiskP6-2210R-R251982Not draftedMLB--
    10Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2200L-R391963Not draftedMLB--
    12John StearnsC6-0185R-R311974PHI: 1973-1-2MLB--
    18Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6215L-L211983NYN: 1980-1-1MLB--
    27Craig SwanP6-3215R-R321973NYN: 1972-3-61MLB--
    49Walt TerrellP6-2205L-R251982TEX: 1980-33-764MLB--
    30Mike TorrezP6-5210R-R361967Not draftedMLB--
    1Mookie WilsonOF5-10174B-R271980NYN: 1977-2-42MLB--

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