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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

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Juan Acevedo27250000000000.923------------------391
Manny Alexander260003112600000------.9791.000.980--------591304
Edgardo Alfonzo2300031431200000------1.000.9671.000--------9829012
Carlos Baerga280001310000000------.978------------24437114
Steve Bieser29020000913100--1.000--------1.0001.000----3220
Brian Bohanon281900000000001.000------------------2130
Toby Borland28130000000000.750------------------211
Alberto Castillo27034000000000--.987----------------14282
Mark Clark29230000000000.966------------------6221
Joe Crawford271900000000001.000------------------190
Carl Everett260000009716500------------1.000.967.973--22687
John Franco365900000000001.000------------------4140
Matt Franco270013039010001----1.000--.937----------61524
Shawn Gilbert3200083610000------.8751.0001.000--------1181
Bernard Gilkey300000001361002------------.9891.000----251173
Jason Hardtke25000211000000------.981------------25261
Pete Harnisch30600000000001.000------------------340
Todd Hundley280122000000001--.987----------------6785410
Butch Huskey25002201503007204----.990--.848--.944--.978--3773815
Jason Isringhausen24600000000001.000------------------310
Lance Johnson33000000066000--------------.975----15244
Bobby Jones27300000000000.980------------------14351
Ricardo Jordan272200000000001.000------------------050
Takashi Kashiwada26350000000000.900------------------451
Cory Lidle255400000000001.000------------------580
Luis Lopez260002044500000------.961.944.966--------791569
Barry Manuel31190000000000.750------------------211
Greg McMichael307300000000001.000------------------9130
Brian McRae29000000041000--------------.957----6513
Carlos Mendoza1700000023000------------1.0001.000----500
Dave Mlicki29320000000000.933------------------11172
Kevin Morgan2700001000000--------1.000----------010
Alex Ochoa25000000048401--------------1.000.981--10472
John Olerud280014600000000----.995--------------12921207
Rey Ordonez240000011800000----------.983--------1713559
Yorkis Perez2990000000000--------------------000
Roberto Petagine2600600010000----1.000------1.000------1030
Todd Pratt30036000000001--.990----------------186222
Rick Reed31330000000000.961------------------22272
Armando Reynoso31160000000000.960------------------7171
Mel Rojas302300000000001.000------------------220
Gary Thurman3200000034100------------1.0001.000----400
Andy Tomberlin3000000010100----------------1.000--200
Ricky Trlicek28900000000001.000------------------120
Turk Wendell301300000000001.000------------------330


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