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1999 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  97-66   .595
Result:   2nd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Valentine
General Manager:   Steve Phillips
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  2,726,008
Payroll:  $71,331,425
Playoffs:  Lost NLCS (Braves)

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Orel Hershiser (40)
Youngest Player:  Terrence Long (23)
Longest Tenure:  John Franco (10)
Top Hitter:  Edgardo Alfonzo (12)
Top Pitcher:  Al Leiter (22)
Top Draft Pick:  Neal Musser (#73)

Roster Continuity:  64.23%
Top Prospect:   Alex Escobar
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Atlanta10359.636--
NY Mets9766.5956.5
Philadelphia7785.47526.0
Montreal6894.42035.0
Florida6498.39539.0

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 
Mike PiazzaC30$ 7,171,428  27 
Robin Ventura3B31$ 7,000,000  30 
Bobby Bonilla3B-RF36$ 5,900,000  54 
Al LeiterP33$ 5,250,000  74 
Kenny RogersP34$ 5,000,000  86 
Bobby JonesP29$ 4,866,666  94 
John Olerud1B30$ 4,250,000   
Brian McRaeCF31$ 3,750,000   
Darryl HamiltonCF-RF34$ 3,613,333   
John FrancoP38$ 2,950,000   
Edgardo Alfonzo3B-2B25$ 2,800,000   
Orel HershiserP40$ 2,500,000   
Billy TaylorP37$ 2,500,000   
Armando BenitezP26$ 2,037,500   
Dennis CookP36$ 2,000,000   
Masato YoshiiP34$ 2,000,000   
Greg McMichaelP32$ 1,950,000   
Rickey HendersonLF-OF40$ 1,900,000   
Rick ReedP33$ 1,687,500   
Rey OrdonezSS26$ 1,650,000   
Turk WendellP32$ 1,214,998   
Chuck McElroyP31$ 1,050,000   
Allen WatsonP28$ 750,000   
Shawon DunstonSS36$ 610,000   
Roger CedenoRF-LF24$ 487,500   
Jason IsringhausenP26$ 475,000   
Todd PrattC32$ 350,000   
Pat MahomesP28$ 310,000   
Jermaine AllensworthCF27$ 284,000   
Matt Franco1B-3B29$ 250,000   
Rigo BeltranP29$ 215,000   
Jeff TamP28$ 207,500   
Benny AgbayaniLF-RF27$ 200,000   
Octavio DotelP23$ 200,000   
Mike KinkadeLF-1B26$ 200,000   
Terrence LongCF-LF23$ 200,000   
Luis LopezSS-2B28$ 200,000   
Josias ManzanilloP31$ 200,000   
Melvin Mora3B27$ 200,000   
Dan MurrayP25$ 200,000   
Jay PaytonCF-LF26$ 200,000   
Glendon RuschP24$ 200,000   
Jorge Toca1B-LF24$ 200,000   
Allen WatsonP28$ 200,000   


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