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2001 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 82-80 .506
Rank: 3rd in National League East
Run Differential: 642-713 -71
Roster Continuity 67.19% 18/30
Manager(s): Bobby Valentine
General Manager: Steve Phillips
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 93,674,428 4/30
Attendance: 2,658,330 15/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Aaron Heilman (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bobby Floyd
Bullpen Coach: Randy Niemann
First Base Coach: Mookie Wilson
Hitting Coach: Dave Engle
Pitching Coach: Charlie Hough
Third Base Coach: John Stearns

#1 Draft Picks

Kevin Appier (#9), C.J. Nitkowski (#9), Robin Ventura (#10), Jay Payton (#29)
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 2001 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    50Benny AgbayaniLF-RF5-11225R-R291998NYN: 1993-30-836MLB--
    13Edgardo Alfonzo3B-2B5-11187R-R271995Not draftedMLB--
    17Kevin AppierP6-2200R-R331989KCA: 1987-1-9MLB--
    49Armando BenitezP6-4229R-R281994Not draftedMLB--
    7Gary BennettC6-0208R-R291995PHI: 1990-11-293MLB--
    56Darren BraggRF-CF5-9180L-R311994SEA: 1991-22-578MLB--
    32Bruce ChenP6-1180B-L241998UDFAMLB-Retired
    27Dennis CookP6-3190L-L381988SFN: 1985-18-446MLB--
    27Mark CoreyP6-3210R-R262001CIN: 1995-4-111MLB--
    25Alex EscobarRF-CF6-1180R-R222001UDFAMLB--
    45John FrancoP5-10185L-L401984LAN: 1981-5-125MLB--
    39Dicky GonzalezP5-11170R-R222001NYN: 1996-16-468MLB--
    18Darryl HamiltonCF-RF6-1192L-R361988MIL: 1986-11-269MLB--
    19Lenny Harris3B-2B5-10220L-R361988CIN: 1983-5-108MLB--
    32Brett HinchcliffeP6-5190R-R261999SEA: 1992-16-446MLB--
    20Mark Johnson1B6-4230L-L331995PIT: 1990-20-537MLB--
    23Matt LawtonRF-LF5-10186L-R291995MIN: 1991-13-336MLB--
    22Al LeiterP6-3220L-L351987NYA: 1984-2-50MLB--
    34Tom MartinP6-1200L-L311997BAL: 1988-6-139MLB--
    47Joe McEwingLF-2B5-11170R-R281998SLN: 1992-28-783MLB--
    40C.J. NitkowskiP6-3205L-L281995CIN: 1994-1-9MLB-Free Agent
    10Rey OrdonezSS5-9159R-R281996Not draftedMLB--
    44Jay PaytonCF-LF5-10185R-R281998NYN: 1994-1-29MLB--
    6Timo PerezLF5-9167L-L262000Not draftedMLB--
    3,26Jason PhillipsC-1B6-1180R-R242001NYN: 1997-24-720MLB--
    31Mike PiazzaC6-3215R-R321992LAN: 1988-62-1390MLB--
    7Todd PrattC6-3230R-R341992BOS: 1985-6-153MLB--
    35Rick ReedP6-1195R-R351988PIT: 1986-26-644MLB--
    8Desi RelafordSS-2B5-9174B-R271996SEA: 1991-4-110MLB--
    38Jerrod RigganP6-4185R-R272000CAL: 1996-8-235MLB--
    36Grant RobertsP6-3205R-R232000NYN: 1995-11-301MLB--
    23Brian RoseP6-3215R-R251997BOS: 1994-3-75MLB--
    48Glendon RuschP6-1200L-L261997KCA: 1993-17-469MLB--
    5Tsuyoshi ShinjoCF-LF6-1185R-R292001Not draftedMLB--
    30Jorge Toca1B-LF6-3220R-R261999UDFAMLB--
    29Steve TrachselP6-4205R-R301993CHN: 1991-8-215MLB--
    11Jorge Velandia2B-SS5-9185R-R261997Not draftedMLB--
    4Robin Ventura3B6-1198L-R331989CHA: 1988-1-10MLB--
    43Pete WalkerP6-2195R-R321995NYN: 1990-7-199MLB--
    33Donne WallP6-1205R-R331995HOU: 1989-18-464MLB--
    99Turk WendellP6-2205L-R341993ATL: 1988-5-112MLB--
    51Rick WhiteP6-4215R-R321994PIT: 1990-15-403MLB--
    3Vance WilsonC5-11190R-R282000NYN: 1993-44-1226MLB--
    9Todd Zeile3B-1B6-1200R-R351989SLN: 1986-2-55MLB--

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