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1997 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   3rd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Valentine
General Manager:   Joe McIlvaine
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  1,766,174
Payroll:  $38,474,567
Playoffs:  -

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  John Franco (36)
Youngest Player:  Carlos Mendoza (17)
Longest Tenure:  John Franco, Todd Hundley (8)
Top Hitter:  John Olerud (20)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Reed (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Geoff Goetz (#6)

Roster Continuity:  61.48%
Top Prospect:   Jay Payton
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Atlanta10161.623--
Florida9270.5689.0
NY Mets8874.54313.0
Montreal7884.48123.0
Philadelphia6894.42033.0

TEAM INFORMATION
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