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1988 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 100-60 .625
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 703-532 + 171
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 15,502,714 4/26
Attendance: 3,055,445 1/26
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: Dave Proctor (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Bud Harrelson
Hitting Coach: Bill Robinson
Pitching Coach: Mel Stottlemyre
Pitching Coach: Greg Pavlick
Third Base Coach: Sam Perlozzo

#1 Draft Picks

Darryl Strawberry (#1), Dwight Gooden (#5), Kevin McReynolds (#6), Ron Darling (#9), Lee Mazzilli (#14), Wally Backman (#16), Gregg Jefferies (#20)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10060.625--
8575.53115.0
8181.50020.0
7785.47524.0
7686.46925.0
6596.40435.5
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 1988 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Rick AguileraP6-5203R-R261985NYN: 1983-3-58MLB--
    6Wally Backman2B5-9168B-R281980NYN: 1977-1-16MLB--
    32Mark Carreon1B-LF6-0195R-L241987NYN: 1981-8-185MLB--
    8Gary CarterC6-2215R-R341974MON: 1972-3-53MLB--
    44David ConeP6-1190L-R251986KCA: 1981-3-74MLB--
    12Ron DarlingP6-3195R-R271983TEX: 1981-1-9MLB--
    4Lenny DykstraCF-OF5-10185L-L251985NYN: 1981-13-315MLB--
    21Kevin ElsterSS6-2200R-R231986NYN: 1984-2-28MLB--
    50Sid FernandezP6-1230L-L251983LAN: 1981-3-73MLB--
    16Dwight GoodenP6-3210R-R231984NYN: 1982-1-5MLB--
    17Keith Hernandez1B6-0195L-L341974SLN: 1971-42-776MLB--
    40Jeff InnisP6-0170R-R251987NYN: 1983-13-318MLB--
    9Gregg JefferiesLF-2B5-10185B-R201987NYN: 1985-1-20MLB--
    20Howard Johnson3B-SS5-11178B-R271982DET: 1979-1-12MLB--
    26Terry LeachP6-0191R-R341981BOS: 1976-7-135MLB--
    33Barry LyonsC6-1202R-R281986NYN: 1982-15-370MLB--
    29Dave Magadan3B-1B6-4215L-R251986NYN: 1983-2-32MLB--
    13Lee MazzilliOF-1B6-1185B-R331976NYN: 1973-1-14MLB--
    27Bob McClureP5-11170B-L351975LAN: 1973-3-62MLB--
    42Roger McDowellP6-1182R-R271985NYN: 1982-3-59MLB--
    22Kevin McReynoldsLF-OF6-1210R-R281983SDN: 1981-1-6MLB--
    25Keith Miller2B-CF5-11185R-R251987NYA: 1984-2-39MLB--
    43John MitchellP6-2195R-R221986BOS: 1983-7-177MLB--
    48Randy MyersP6-1210L-L251985CIN: 1982-3-76MLB--
    45Edwin NunezP6-5240R-R251982UDFAMLB--
    19Bob OjedaP6-1190L-L301980UDFAMLB--
    2Mackey SasserC6-1210L-R251987SFN: 1984-5-114MLB--
    18Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6215L-L261983NYN: 1980-1-1MLB--
    11Tim Teufel2B6-0175R-R291983MIN: 1980-2-38MLB--
    31Gene WalterP6-4200L-L271985SDN: 1982-29-719MLB--
    46David WestP6-6247L-L231988NYN: 1983-4-84MLB--
    1Mookie WilsonOF5-10174B-R321980UDFAMLB--


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