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1985 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 695-568 + 127
Roster Continuity 68.71% 20/26
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,761,601 2/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Gregg Jefferies (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Vern Hoscheit
First Base Coach: Bud Harrelson
Hitting Coach: Bill Robinson
Pitching Coach: Greg Pavlick
Pitching Coach: Mel Stottlemyre
Third Base Coach: Bobby Valentine

#1 Draft Picks

Darryl Strawberry (#1), Terry Blocker (#4), Dwight Gooden (#5), Ron Darling (#9), Clint Hurdle (#9), Ron Darling (#9), Wally Backman (#16), Billy Beane (#23), Calvin Schiraldi (#27)
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 1985 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Rick AguileraP6-5203R-R231985NYN: 1983-3-58MLB--
    6Wally Backman2B5-9168B-R251980NYN: 1977-1-16MLB--
    35Billy BeaneOF6-4195R-R231984NYN: 1980-1-23MLB--
    31Bruce BerenyiP6-3215R-R301980CIN: 1976-1-3MLB--
    21Terry BlockerCF6-2195L-L251985NYN: 1981-1-4MLB--
    2Larry BowaSS5-10155B-R391970Not draftedMLB--
    8Gary CarterC6-2215R-R311974MON: 1972-3-53MLB--
    11Kelvin Chapman2B5-11172R-R291979Not draftedMLB--
    7,35John ChristensenRF-OF6-0180R-R241984NYN: 1981-2-38MLB--
    12Ron DarlingP6-3195R-R241983TEX: 1981-1-9MLB--
    4Lenny DykstraCF-OF5-10185L-L221985NYN: 1981-13-315MLB--
    50Sid FernandezP6-1230L-L221983LAN: 1981-3-73MLB--
    15George FosterOF6-1185R-R361969SFN: 1968-3-55MLB--
    19Ron GardenhireSS6-0180R-R271981NYN: 1979-6-132MLB--
    27Wes GardnerP6-4197R-R241984NYN: 1982-22-551MLB--
    16Dwight GoodenP6-3210R-R201984NYN: 1982-1-5MLB--
    29Tom GormanP6-4200L-L271981MON: 1980-4-99MLB--
    25Danny HeepOF-1B5-11177L-L271979HOU: 1978-2-37MLB--
    17Keith Hernandez1B6-0195L-L311974SLN: 1971-42-785MLB--
    13Clint HurdleOF6-3195L-R271977KCA: 1975-1-9MLB--
    20Howard Johnson3B-SS5-11178B-R241982DET: 1979-1-12MLB--
    22Ray Knight3B-1B6-2185R-R321974CIN: 1970-10-238MLB--
    33,44Bill LathamP6-2190L-L241985SEA: 1977-11-286MLB--
    26Terry LeachP6-0191R-R311981BOS: 1976-7-135MLB--
    36Ed LynchP6-5207R-R291980TEX: 1977-22-547MLB--
    42Roger McDowellP6-1182R-R241985NYN: 1982-3-59MLB--
    48Randy MyersP6-1210L-L221985CIN: 1982-3-76MLB--
    46Randy NiemannP6-4200L-L291979MIN: 1975-3-60MLB--
    47Jesse OroscoP6-2205R-L281979MIN: 1978-2-41MLB--
    44Tom PaciorekOF-1B6-4215R-R381970LAN: 1968-5-89MLB--
    9Ronn ReynoldsC6-0200R-R261982NYN: 1980-5-105MLB--
    35Joe SambitoP6-1190L-L331976HOU: 1973-17-404MLB--
    3Rafael SantanaSS6-1165R-R271983Not draftedMLB--
    40Calvin SchiraldiP6-5215R-R231984NYN: 1983-1-27MLB--
    39Doug SiskP6-2210R-R271982Not draftedMLB--
    10Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2200L-R411963Not draftedMLB--
    18Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6215L-L231983NYN: 1980-1-1MLB--
    1Mookie WilsonOF5-10174B-R291980NYN: 1977-2-42MLB--

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