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1966 New York MetsSeason Roster
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Hawk Taylor played for the 1966 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record66-95 (9th)League Rank9thMLB Rank19th
BallparkShea Stadium
ManagerWes WestrumGeneral ManagerGeorge Weiss
CoachesYogi Berra (Assistant Coach), Harvey Haddix (Pitching Coach), Whitey Herzog (Assistant Coach), Sheriff Robinson (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickSteve Chilcott (#1)
Attendance1,932,693 (Rank: 2nd)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1966 Statistics -- 1966 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1966 New York Mets.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1966 baseball season.

1966 New York Mets Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
34Gerry ArrigoP6-1 195 L-L 1941-06-12 25Chicago,Illinois MLB1961-19701961-1970Harrison (Chicago,IL)
1960-   UDFA-CHA
 
31Larry BearnarthP6-2 203 R-R 1941-09-11 24New York,New York MLB1963-19711963-1971St. Peters Boys (Staten Island,NY)St. John's U.
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
14Ken Boyer3B6-2 200 R-R 1931-05-20 35Liberty,Missouri MLB1955-19691955-1969Alba (Alba,MO)    
1Eddie BressoudSS6-1 175 R-R 1932-05-02 34Los Angeles,California MLB1956-19671956-1967Washington (Los Angeles,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col    
20Choo Choo ColemanC5-9 165 L-R 1937-08-25 28Orlando,Florida MLB1961-19661961-1966  
1955-   UDFA-WS1
 
38Dave EilersP5-11 188 R-R 1936-12-03 29Oldenburg,Texas MLB1964-19671964-1967  
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
17Larry ElliotOF6-2 200 L-L 1938-03-05 28San Diego,California MLB1962-19661962-1966Hoover (San Diego,CA)
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
22Jack FisherP6-2 215 R-R 1939-03-04 27Frostburg,Maryland MLB1959-19691959-1969Richmond County Academy (Augusta,GA)
1957-   UDFA-BAL
 
5Shaun FitzmauriceOF6-0 180 R-R 1942-08-25 23Worcester,Massachusetts MLB1966-19661966-1966Wellesley (Wellesley,MA)Notre Dame
1965-   UDFA-NYN
 
20Bob FriendP6-0 190 R-R 1930-11-24 35Lafayette,Indiana MLB1951-19661951-1966West Lafayette (West Lafayette,IN)Purdue U.    
29Rob GardnerP6-1 176 R-L 1944-12-19 21Binghamton,New York MLB1963-19731965-1973Binghamton (Binghamton,NY)
1963-   UDFA-MIN
 
10Greg GoossenC6-1 210 R-R 1945-12-14 20Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19701965-1970Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks,CA)
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
27Dallas GreenP6-5 210 L-R 1934-08-04 31Newport,Delaware MLB1960-19671960-1967Conrad (Wilmington,DE)Delaware
1955-   UDFA-PHI
 
15Jerry GroteC5-10 190 R-R 1942-10-06 23San Antonio,Texas MLB1963-19851963-1981MacArthur (San Antonio,TX)Trinity U.
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
32Jack HamiltonP6-0 200 R-R 1938-12-25 27Burlington,Iowa MLB1962-19691962-1969Morning Sun (Morning Sun,IA)
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
3Bud HarrelsonSS5-11 160 B-R 1944-06-06 22Niles,California MLB1963-19801965-1980Royal Sunset (Hayward,CA)San Francisco St
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
28Bill HeplerP6-0 160 L-L 1945-09-25 20Covington,Virginia MLB1966-19661966-1966  
1965-   UDFA-WS2
 
6,27Jim HickmanOF6-4 205 R-R 1937-05-10 29Henning,Tennessee MLB1956-19741962-1974Ripley (Ripley,TN)
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
2Chuck Hiller2B5-11 170 L-R 1934-10-01 31Johnsburg,Illinois MLB1961-19681961-1968McHenry East (McHenry,IL)
1957-   UDFA-CLE
 
33Ron Hunt2B6-0 186 R-R 1941-02-23 25St. Louis,Missouri MLB1959-19741963-1974Ritenour (St. Louis,MO)
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
21Cleon JonesOF6-0 200 R-L 1942-08-04 23Plateau,Alabama MLB1963-19761963-1976Mobile County Training (Mobile,AL)Alabama A&M U.
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
6Lou Klimchock3B-2B5-11 180 L-R 1939-10-15 26Hostetler,Pennsylvania MLB1958-19701958-1970Greater Latrobe (Latrobe,PA)
1957-   UDFA-KC1
 
7Ed Kranepool1B6-3 215 L-L 1944-11-08 21New York,New York MLB1962-19791962-1979James Monroe (Bronx,NY)
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
24Johnny LewisOF6-1 189 L-R 1939-08-10 26Greenville,Alabama MLB1964-19671964-1967  
1959-   UDFA-DET
 
18Al LuplowOF5-11 180 L-R 1939-03-13 27Saginaw,Michigan MLB1961-19671961-1967St. Andrew (Saginaw,MI)Michigan St
1959-   UDFA-CLE
 
45Tug McGrawP6-0 185 R-L 1944-08-30 21Martinez,California MLB1964-19901965-1984St. Patrick's-St. Vincent (Vallejo,CA)Solano CC
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
11Roy McMillanSS5-11 170 R-R 1929-07-17 36Bonham,Texas MLB1951-19661951-1966Bonham (Bonham,TX)Texas A&M U.    
35Larry MillerP6-0 195 L-L 1937-06-19 29Topeka,Kansas MLB1964-19661964-1966   Kansas
1959-   UDFA-LAN
 
23Billy MurphyOF6-1 190 R-R 1944-05-07 22Pineville,Louisiana MLB1966-19661966-1966Clover Park (Lakewood,WA)
1962-   UDFA-NYA
 
16Danny NapoleonOF5-11 190 R-R 1942-01-11 24Claysburg,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19661965-1966Trenton Central (Trenton,NJ)Rider U.
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
30Dennis RibantP5-11 175 R-R 1941-09-20 24Detroit,Michigan MLB1964-19691964-1969  
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
41Gordie RichardsonP6-0 185 R-L 1938-07-19 27Colquitt,Georgia MLB1964-19661964-1966  
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
40,43Dick RusteckP6-1 175 R-L 1941-07-12 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1966-19771966-1966St. Philip Lutheran (Chicago,IL)Notre Dame
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
34Nolan RyanP6-2 195 R-R 1947-01-31 19Refugio,Texas MLB1965-19931966-1993Alvin (Alvin,TX)Alvin CC
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
39Dick SelmaP5-11 175 R-R 1943-11-04 22Santa Ana,California MLB1963-19741965-1974Fresno (Fresno,CA)
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
26Bob ShawP6-2 195 R-R 1933-06-29 33Bronx,New York MLB1957-19671957-1967   St. Lawrence U.    
12John StephensonC5-11 180 L-R 1941-04-13 25South Portsmouth,Kentucky MLB1963-19731964-1973   William Carey U.
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
17Dick Stuart1B6-4 212 R-R 1932-11-07 33San Francisco,California MLB1958-19691958-1969Sequoia (Redwood City,CA)    
43,45Darrell SutherlandP6-4 169 R-R 1941-11-14 24Glendale,California MLB1964-19681964-1968Glendale (Glendale,CA)Stanford U.
1963-   UDFA-PHI
 
4Ron SwobodaOF6-2 205 R-R 1944-06-30 22Baltimore,Maryland MLB1964-19731965-1973Sparrows Point (Baltimore,MD)Maryland
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
19Hawk TaylorC6-2 190 R-R 1939-04-03 27Metropolis,Illinois MLB1957-19701957-1970Metropolis Community (Metropolis,IL)    
38Ralph TerryP6-3 195 R-R 1936-01-09 30Big Cabin,Oklahoma MLB1956-19671956-1967Chelsea (Chelsea,OK)    
42 Players