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1989 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 87-75 .537
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 683-595 + 88
Roster Continuity 93.30% 2/26
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 20,013,212 3/26
Attendance: 2,918,710 4/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Alan Zinter (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Darryl Strawberry (#1), Dwight Gooden (#5), Kevin McReynolds (#6), Ron Darling (#9), Lee Mazzilli (#14), Gregg Jefferies (#20)
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 1989 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    15,49Don AaseP6-3222R-R341977BOS: 1972-6-136MLB--
    38Rick AguileraP6-5203R-R271985NYN: 1983-3-58MLB--
    38Blaine BeattyP6-2185L-L251989BAL: 1986-9-227MLB--
    32Mark Carreon1B-LF6-0195R-L251987NYN: 1981-8-185MLB--
    8Gary CarterC6-2215R-R351974MON: 1972-3-53MLB--
    44David ConeP6-1190L-R261986KCA: 1981-3-74MLB--
    15Ron DarlingP6-3195R-R281983TEX: 1981-1-9MLB--
    4Lenny DykstraCF-OF5-10185L-L261985NYN: 1981-13-315MLB--
    21Kevin ElsterSS6-2200R-R241986NYN: 1984-2-28MLB--
    50Sid FernandezP6-1230L-L261983LAN: 1981-3-73MLB--
    16Dwight GoodenP6-3210R-R241984NYN: 1982-1-5MLB--
    17Keith Hernandez1B6-0195L-L351974SLN: 1971-42-785MLB--
    36Manny HernandezP6-0150R-R281986Not draftedMLB--
    40Jeff InnisP6-0170R-R261987NYN: 1983-13-318MLB--
    9Gregg JefferiesLF-2B5-10185B-R211987NYN: 1985-1-20MLB--
    20Howard Johnson3B-SS5-11178B-R281982DET: 1979-1-12MLB--
    26Terry LeachP6-0191R-R351981BOS: 1976-7-135MLB--
    39Phil LombardiC-OF6-2200R-R261986NYA: 1981-3-77MLB--
    33Barry LyonsC6-1202R-R291986NYN: 1982-15-371MLB--
    31Julio MachadoP5-9165R-R231989Not draftedMLB--
    29Dave Magadan3B-1B6-4215L-R261986NYN: 1983-2-32MLB--
    13Lee MazzilliOF-1B6-1185B-R341976NYN: 1973-1-14MLB--
    42Roger McDowellP6-1182R-R281985NYN: 1982-3-59MLB--
    15Jeff McKnight1B-2B6-0188B-R261989NYN: 1983-2-29MLB--
    22Kevin McReynoldsLF-OF6-1210R-R291983SDN: 1981-1-6MLB--
    25Keith Miller2B-CF5-11185R-R261987NYA: 1984-2-39MLB--
    43John MitchellP6-2195R-R231986BOS: 1983-7-177MLB--
    13Jeff MusselmanP6-0180L-L261986TOR: 1985-6-157MLB--
    48Randy MyersP6-1210L-L261985CIN: 1982-3-76MLB--
    27Tom O'Malley3B6-0195L-R281982SFN: 1979-16-408MLB--
    19Bob OjedaP6-1190L-L311980Not draftedMLB--
    7Juan Samuel2B5-11190R-R281983UDFAMLB--
    2Mackey SasserC6-1210L-R261987SFN: 1984-5-114MLB--
    35Craig Shipley3B-SS6-1190R-R261986Not draftedMLB--
    18Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6215L-L271983NYN: 1980-1-1MLB--
    26Kevin TapaniP6-1190R-R251989OAK: 1986-2-40MLB--
    11Tim Teufel2B6-0175R-R301983MIN: 1980-2-38MLB--
    4Lou ThorntonOF6-2185L-R261985NYN: 1981-19-471MLB--
    26Frank ViolaP6-4209L-L291982MIN: 1981-2-37MLB--
    46David WestP6-6247L-L241988NYN: 1983-4-84MLB--
    47Wally WhitehurstP6-3195R-R251989OAK: 1985-3-65MLB--
    1Mookie WilsonOF5-10174B-R331980NYN: 1977-2-42MLB--

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