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1968 New York MetsSeason Roster
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Bud Harrelson played for the 1968 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record73-89 (10th)League Rank10thMLB Rank17th
BallparkShea Stadium
ManagerGil HodgesGeneral ManagerJohnny Murphy
CoachesYogi Berra (Assistant Coach), Joe Pignatano (Bullpen Coach), Rube Walker (Pitching Coach), Eddie Yost (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickTim Foli (#1)
Attendance1,781,657 (Rank: 4th)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1968 Statistics -- 1968 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 1968 New York Mets.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1968 baseball season.

1968 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)
20Tommie AgeeOF5-11 195 R-R 1942-08-09 25Magnolia,Alabama MLB1961-19731962-1973Mobile County Training (Mobile,AL)Grambling St
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
17Don BoschOF5-10 160 B-R 1942-07-15 25San Francisco,California MLB1966-19691966-1969St. Ignatius College Prep (San Francisco,CA)
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
12Ken Boswell2B6-0 172 L-R 1946-02-23 22Austin,Texas MLB1965-19771967-1977William B. Travis (Austin,TX)Sam Houston St
1965- 4-  66-NYN
 
1Jerry Buchek3B5-11 185 R-R 1942-05-09 26St. Louis,Missouri MLB1961-19681961-1968  
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
27Don CardwellP6-4 210 R-R 1935-12-07 32Winston-Salem,North Carolina MLB1957-19701957-1970Gray (Winston-Salem,NC)    
5Ed Charles3B5-10 170 R-R 1933-04-29 35Daytona Beach,Florida MLB1962-19691962-1969Gibbs (St. Petersburg,FL)
1952-   UDFA-BSN
 
16Kevin Collins3B6-2 190 L-R 1946-08-04 21Springfield,Massachusetts MLB1965-19711965-1971Springfield Tech (Springfield,MA)
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
33,45Bill ConnorsP6-1 180 R-R 1941-11-02 26Schenectady,New York MLB1966-19681966-1968Bellarmine Prep (San Jose,CA)Syracuse U.
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
10Duffy DyerC6-0 195 R-R 1945-08-15 22Dayton,Ohio MLB1966-19801968-1980Cortez (Phoenix,AZ)Arizona St
1966- 1-   9-NYN
 
29Danny FrisellaP6-0 195 L-R 1946-03-04 22San Francisco,California MLB1966-19761967-1976Junipero Serra (San Mateo,CA)Washington St
1966- 3-  49-NYN
 
10Greg Goossen1B6-1 210 R-R 1945-12-14 22Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19701965-1970Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks,CA)
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
15Jerry GroteC5-10 190 R-R 1942-10-06 25San Antonio,Texas MLB1963-19851963-1981MacArthur (San Antonio,TX)Trinity U.
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
3Bud HarrelsonSS5-11 160 B-R 1944-06-06 24Niles,California MLB1963-19801965-1980Royal Sunset (Hayward,CA)San Francisco St
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
23Bob HeiseSS6-0 175 R-R 1947-05-12 21San Antonio,Texas MLB1966-19771967-1977Vacaville (Vacaville,CA)
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
38Al JacksonP5-10 169 L-L 1935-12-25 32Waco,Texas MLB1959-19691959-1969Moore (Waco,TX)Wiley Col
1955-   UDFA-PIT
 
21Cleon JonesOF6-0 200 R-L 1942-08-04 25Plateau,Alabama MLB1963-19761963-1976Mobile County Training (Mobile,AL)Alabama A&M U.
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
10Mike Jorgensen1B6-0 195 L-L 1948-08-16 19Passaic,New Jersey MLB1966-19851968-1985Francis Lewis (Queens,NY)
1966- 4-  61-NYN
 
34Cal KoonceP6-1 185 R-R 1940-11-18 27Fayetteville,North Carolina MLB1962-19711962-1971Hope Mills (Hope Mills,NC)Campbell U.
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
36Jerry KoosmanP6-2 208 R-L 1943-12-23 24Appleton,Minnesota MLB1965-19851967-1985West Central School of Agriculture (Morris,MN)Minnesota-Morris
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
7Ed Kranepool1B6-3 215 L-L 1944-11-08 23New York,New York MLB1962-19791962-1979James Monroe (Bronx,NY)
1962-   UDFA-NYN
 
2Phil Linz2B6-1 180 R-R 1939-06-04 29Baltimore,Maryland MLB1962-19681962-1968  
1957-   UDFA-NYA
 
9J.C. MartinC6-2 200 L-R 1936-12-13 31Axton,Virginia MLB1956-19721959-1972  
1956-   UDFA-CHA
 
43Jim McAndrewP6-2 185 R-R 1944-01-11 24Lost Nation,Iowa MLB1965-19741968-1974Lost Nation Community (Lost Nation,IA)Iowa
1965-11- 206-NYN
 
31Les RohrP6-5 205 L-L 1946-03-05 22Lowestoft,England MLB1967-19691967-1969Billings West (Billings,MT)
1965- 1-   2-NYN
 
30Nolan RyanP6-2 195 R-R 1947-01-31 21Refugio,Texas MLB1965-19931966-1993Alvin (Alvin,TX)Alvin CC
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
41Tom SeaverP6-1 206 R-R 1944-11-17 23Fresno,California MLB1966-19861967-1986Fresno (Fresno,CA)USC
1966- 1-  19-ATL
 
39Dick SelmaP5-11 175 R-R 1943-11-04 24Santa Ana,California MLB1963-19741965-1974Fresno (Fresno,CA)
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
24Art ShamskyOF6-1 175 L-L 1941-10-14 26St. Louis,Missouri MLB1960-19721965-1972University City (University City,MO)Missouri
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
35Don ShawP6-0 185 L-L 1944-02-23 24Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19721967-1972Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)San Diego St
1965-35- 636-NYN
 
40Bill ShortP5-9 170 L-L 1937-11-27 30Kingston,New York MLB1960-19691960-1969Newburgh Free Academy (Newburgh,NY)
1955-   UDFA-NYA
 
25Larry StahlOF6-1 185 L-L 1941-06-29 27Belleville,Illinois MLB1960-19731964-1973  
1960-   UDFA-KC1
 
4Ron SwobodaOF6-2 205 R-R 1944-06-30 24Baltimore,Maryland MLB1964-19731965-1973Sparrows Point (Baltimore,MD)Maryland
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
42Ron TaylorP6-1 195 R-R 1937-12-13 30Toronto,Ontario MLB1962-19721962-1972North Toronto Collegiate Institute (Toronto,ON)
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
6Al WeisSS6-0 170 B-R 1938-04-02 30Franklin Square,New York MLB1962-19711962-1971  
1959-   UDFA-CHA
 
34 Players