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1985 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  98-64   .605
Result:   2nd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Davey Johnson
General Manager:   Frank Cashen
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  2,761,601
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs:  -

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Rusty Staub (41)
Youngest Player:  Dwight Gooden (20)
Longest Tenure:  Wally Backman, Jesse Orosco, Mookie Wilson, Ed Lynch (6)
Top Hitter:  Keith Hernandez (9)
Top Pitcher:  Dwight Gooden (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Gregg Jefferies (#20)

Roster Continuity:  68.71%
Top Prospect:   Calvin Schiraldi
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
St. Louis10161.623--
NY Mets9864.6053.0
Montreal8477.52216.5
Chi Cubs7784.47823.5
Philadelphia7587.46326.0
Pittsburgh57104.35443.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Gary CarterC31$ 2,028,571  2 
George FosterOF36$ 1,942,857  3 
Keith Hernandez1B31$ 1,100,000  26 
Jesse OroscoP28$ 650,000   
Mookie WilsonOF29$ 591,667   
Ray Knight3B-1B32$ 560,000   
Larry BowaSS39$ 525,000   
Darryl StrawberryRF-OF23$ 516,667   
Dwight GoodenP20$ 450,000   
Tom PaciorekOF-1B38$ 333,333   
Ed LynchP29$ 330,000   
Bruce BerenyiP30$ 325,000   
Rusty StaubOF-1B41$ 300,000   
Doug SiskP27$ 275,000   
Danny HeepOF-1B27$ 260,000   
Ron DarlingP24$ 230,000   
Wally Backman2B25$ 200,000   
Tom GormanP27$ 150,000   
Rafael SantanaSS27$ 125,000   
Howard Johnson3B-SS24$ 115,000   
Ron GardenhireSS27$ 100,000   
Rick AguileraP23$ 60,000   
Billy BeaneOF23$ 60,000   
Terry BlockerCF25$ 60,000   
Kelvin Chapman2B29$ 60,000   
John ChristensenRF-OF24$ 60,000   
Lenny DykstraCF-OF22$ 60,000   
Sid FernandezP22$ 60,000   
Wes GardnerP24$ 60,000   
Clint HurdleOF27$ 60,000   
Bill LathamP24$ 60,000   
Terry LeachP31$ 60,000   
Roger McDowellP24$ 60,000   
Randy MyersP22$ 60,000   
Randy NiemannP29$ 60,000   
Ronn ReynoldsC26$ 60,000   
Joe SambitoP33$ 60,000   
Calvin SchiraldiP23$ 60,000   


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