Get a daily email with MLB/Minor League statistics for a custom list of YOUR selected players. Sign up to the Player Tracker.
"Serving Baseball Statistics Since 2003"
Follow The Baseball Cube on Twitter for site updates, interesting statistics and random baseball commentary. Its free.
Home >> Teams >> MLB Franchises >> National League >> New York Mets >> 1987 Team Capsule >> Team Roster

1987 New York Mets (MLB)

+ Team Roster
Nickname:
W-L Record: 92-70 .568
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 823-698 + 125
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 3,034,129 2/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Chris Donnels (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Vern Hoscheit
First Base Coach: Bud Harrelson
Hitting Coach: Bill Robinson
Pitching Coach: Mel Stottlemyre
Third Base Coach: Sam Perlozzo

#1 Draft Picks

Bill Almon (#1), Darryl Strawberry (#1), Dwight Gooden (#5), Kevin McReynolds (#6), Ron Darling (#9), Clint Hurdle (#9), Don Schulze (#11), Lee Mazzilli (#14), Wally Backman (#16), Gregg Jefferies (#20)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9270.5683.0
9171.5624.0
8082.49415.0
8082.49415.0
7685.47218.5
Full League 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 1987 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Rick AguileraP6-5203R-R251985NYN: 1983-3-58MLB--
    2Bill AlmonSS-3B6-3190R-R341974SDN: 1974-1-1MLB--
    6Wally Backman2B5-9168B-R271980NYN: 1977-1-16MLB--
    45John CandelariaP6-6225R-L331975PIT: 1972-2-47MLB--
    32Mark Carreon1B-LF6-0195R-L231987NYN: 1981-8-185MLB--
    8Gary CarterC6-2215R-R331974MON: 1972-3-53MLB--
    44David ConeP6-1190L-R241986KCA: 1981-3-74MLB--
    12Ron DarlingP6-3195R-R261983TEX: 1981-1-9MLB--
    4Lenny DykstraCF-OF5-10185L-L241985NYN: 1981-13-315MLB--
    32Tom EdensP6-2188R-R261987KCA: 1983-14-361MLB--
    21Kevin ElsterSS6-2200R-R221986NYN: 1984-2-28MLB--
    50Sid FernandezP6-1230L-L241983LAN: 1981-3-73MLB--
    38Bob GibsonP6-0195R-R301983UDFAMLB--
    16Dwight GoodenP6-3210R-R221984NYN: 1982-1-5MLB--
    17Keith Hernandez1B6-0195L-L331974SLN: 1971-42-776MLB--
    7Clint HurdleOF6-3195L-R291977KCA: 1975-1-9MLB--
    40Jeff InnisP6-0170R-R241987NYN: 1983-13-318MLB--
    9Gregg JefferiesLF-2B5-10185B-R191987NYN: 1985-1-20MLB--
    20Howard Johnson3B-SS5-11178B-R261982DET: 1979-1-12MLB--
    26Terry LeachP6-0191R-R331981BOS: 1976-7-135MLB--
    33Barry LyonsC6-1202R-R271986NYN: 1982-15-370MLB--
    29Dave Magadan3B-1B6-4215L-R241986NYN: 1983-2-32MLB--
    13Lee MazzilliOF-1B6-1185B-R321976NYN: 1973-1-14MLB--
    42Roger McDowellP6-1182R-R261985NYN: 1982-3-59MLB--
    22Kevin McReynoldsLF-OF6-1210R-R271983SDN: 1981-1-6MLB--
    25Keith Miller2B-CF5-11185R-R241987NYA: 1984-2-39MLB--
    27Randy Milligan1B6-2225R-R251987NYN: 1981-1-3MLB--
    43John MitchellP6-2195R-R211986BOS: 1983-7-177MLB--
    48Randy MyersP6-1210L-L241985CIN: 1982-3-76MLB--
    19Bob OjedaP6-1190L-L291980UDFAMLB--
    47Jesse OroscoP6-2205R-L301979MIN: 1978-2-41MLB--
    25Al PedriqueSS6-0155R-R261987UDFAMLB--
    3Rafael SantanaSS6-1165R-R291983UDFAMLB--
    49Don SchulzeP6-3225R-R241983CHN: 1980-1-11MLB--
    39Doug SiskP6-2210R-R291982UDFAMLB--
    18Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6215L-L251983NYN: 1980-1-1MLB--
    11Tim Teufel2B6-0175R-R281983MIN: 1980-2-38MLB--
    31Gene WalterP6-4200L-L261985SDN: 1982-29-719MLB--
    1Mookie WilsonOF5-10174B-R311980UDFAMLB--


    About Us  |  Site Map  |  Data Coverage  |  Support TBC | Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us

    Boxscores data is obtained free of charge from Retrosheet.org.

    Please Support The Baseball Cube.