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1988 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  100-60   .625
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Davey Johnson
General Manager:   Frank Cashen
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  3,055,445
Payroll:  $15,502,714
Playoffs:  Lost NLCS (Dodgers)

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bob McClure (35)
Youngest Player:  Gregg Jefferies (20)
Longest Tenure:  Mookie Wilson, Wally Backman (9)
Top Hitter:  Darryl Strawberry (4)
Top Pitcher:  David Cone (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Dave Proctor (#21)

Roster Continuity:  83.93%
Top Prospect:   Gregg Jefferies
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Mets10060.625--
Pittsburgh8575.53115.0
Montreal8181.50020.0
Chi Cubs7785.47524.0
St. Louis7686.46925.0
Philadelphia6596.40435.5

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 CarterC34$ 2,160,714  5 
Keith Hernandez1B34$ 1,850,000  16 
Dwight GoodenP23$ 1,400,000  31 
Darryl StrawberryRF-OF26$ 1,320,000  39 
Ron DarlingP27$ 1,000,000  67 
Kevin McReynoldsLF-OF28$ 975,000  80 
Mookie WilsonOF32$ 900,000   
Bob OjedaP30$ 725,000   
Howard Johnson3B-SS27$ 695,000   
Wally Backman2B28$ 650,000   
Roger McDowellP27$ 615,000   
Sid FernandezP25$ 580,000   
Tim Teufel2B29$ 537,500   
Bob McClureP35$ 500,000   
Lee MazzilliOF-1B33$ 350,000   
Edwin NunezP25$ 320,000   
Lenny DykstraCF-OF25$ 305,000   
Rick AguileraP26$ 295,000   
Terry LeachP34$ 190,000   
Dave Magadan3B-1B25$ 112,500   
Gene WalterP27$ 111,600   
Randy MyersP25$ 108,000   
David ConeP25$ 92,500   
Barry LyonsC28$ 90,000   
Kevin ElsterSS23$ 69,000   
Mark Carreon1B-LF24$ 62,500   
Jeff InnisP25$ 62,500   
Gregg JefferiesLF-2B20$ 62,500   
Keith Miller2B-CF25$ 62,500   
John MitchellP22$ 62,500   
Mackey SasserC25$ 62,500   
David WestP23$ 62,500   


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