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1980 New York MetsSeason Roster
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Kevin Kobel played for the 1980 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record67-95 (5th in National League East)League Rank11thMLB Rank23rd
ManagerJoe TorreGeneral ManagerFrank Cashen
CoachesChuck Cottier (Third Base Coach), Joe Pignatano (Bullpen Coach), Dick Sisler (Hitting Coach), Rube Walker (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDarryl Strawberry (#1)
Attendance1,192,073
Minor League AffiliatesTidewater Tides (AAA) 67-72 ... Jackson Mets (AA) 74-62 ... Lynchburg Mets (A+) 71-68 ... Grays Harbor Loggers (A-) 33-36 ... Little Falls Mets (A-) 40-33 ... Kingsport Mets (Rk) 35-35 ...
Years Available1962-2017

Team History -- 1980 Statistics -- 1980 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 1980 New York Mets.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1980 baseball season.

1980 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)
46Neil AllenP6-2 190 R-R 1958-01-24 22Kansas City,Kansas MLB1976-19901979-1989Bishop Ward (Kansas City,KS)
1976-11- 253-NYN
 
25Bill AlmonSS-2B6-3 190 R-R 1952-11-21 27Providence,Rhode Island MLB1973-19881974-1988Warwick (Warwick,RI)Brown U.
1974- 1-   1-SDN
 
28Wally Backman2B5-9 168 B-R 1959-09-22 20Hillsboro,Oregon MLB1977-19931980-1993Aloha (Aloha,OR)
1977- 1-  16-NYN
 
19Butch BentonC6-1 190 R-R 1957-08-24 22Tampa,Florida MLB1977-19911978-1985Godby (Tallahassee,FL)
1975- 1-   6-NYN
 
43Juan BerenguerP5-11 225 R-R 1954-11-30 25Aguadulce,Panama MLB1975-19971978-1992  
1975-   UDFA-NYN
 
36Mark BombackP5-11 170 R-R 1953-04-14 27Portsmouth,Virginia MLB1971-19841978-1982B.M.C. Durfee (Fall River,MA)
1971-25- 586-BOS
 
39,62Hubie Brooks3B6-0 200 R-R 1956-09-24 23Los Angeles,California MLB1977-19941980-1994Manuel Dominguez (Compton,CA)Arizona St, Whittier Col, Mesa CC
1978- 1-   3-NYN
 
34Ray BurrisP6-5 200 R-R 1950-08-22 29Idabel,Oklahoma MLB1972-19871973-1987Duke (Duke,OK)Southwestern Oklahoma St
1972-17- 399-CHN
 
17Jose CardenalOF-1B5-10 150 R-R 1943-10-07 36Matanza,Cuba MLB1961-19801963-1980      
33Pete FalconeP6-2 185 L-L 1953-10-01 26Brooklyn,New York MLB1973-19891975-1984Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)Kingsborough CC
1973- 2-  38-ATL
 
23Doug Flynn2B5-11 165 R-R 1951-04-18 29Lexington,Kentucky MLB1972-19851975-1985Bryan Station (Lexington,KY)Kentucky
1971-   UDFA-CIN
 
48Ed GlynnP6-2 180 R-L 1953-06-03 27Flushing,New York MLB1972-19901975-1985Francis Lewis (Queens,NY)
1971-   UDFA-DET
 
32Tom HausmanP6-5 200 R-R 1953-03-31 27Mobridge,South Dakota MLB1971-19831975-1982La Verne (La Verne,CA)
1971-10- 226-MIL
 
5Steve HendersonOF6-2 190 R-R 1952-11-18 27Houston,Texas MLB1974-19891977-1988Yates (Houston,TX)Prairie View A&M U.
1974- 5- 119-CIN
 
42Ron HodgesC6-1 185 L-R 1949-06-22 31Rocky Mount,Virginia MLB1972-19841973-1984Franklin County (Rocky Mount,VA)Appalachian St
1972- 2-  47-NYN
 
26Scott HolmanP6-1 190 R-R 1958-09-18 21Santa Paula,California MLB1977-19851980-1983   Ventura Col
1976-   UDFA-NYN
 
31Roy Lee JacksonP6-2 194 R-R 1954-05-01 26Opelika,Alabama MLB1975-19871977-1986Opelika (Opelika,AL)
1972-12- 273-HOU
 
16Mike Jorgensen1B6-0 195 L-L 1948-08-16 31Passaic,New Jersey MLB1966-19851968-1985Francis Lewis (Queens,NY)
1966- 4-  61-NYN
 
49Kevin KobelP6-1 195 R-L 1953-10-02 26Buffalo,New York MLB1971-19821973-1980Saint Francis (Athol Springs,NY)
1971-11- 250-MIL
 
35,59Ed LynchP6-5 207 R-R 1956-02-25 24Brooklyn,New York MLB1974-19881980-1987Columbus (Miami,FL)South Carolina
1977-22- 547-TEX
 
21Elliott Maddox3B5-11 181 R-R 1947-12-21 32East Orange,New Jersey MLB1968-19811970-1980Union (Union,NJ)Michigan
1968- 1-  20-DET
 
2Phil Mankowski3B6-0 180 L-R 1953-01-09 27Buffalo,New York MLB1971-19821976-1982Bishop Turner (Buffalo,NY)
1970- 9- 218-DET
 
16Lee Mazzilli1B-OF6-1 185 B-R 1955-03-25 25New York,New York MLB1974-19891976-1989Abraham Lincoln (Brooklyn,NY)
1973- 1-  14-NYN
 
49,56Dyar MillerP6-1 195 R-R 1946-05-29 34Batesville,Indiana MLB1968-19841975-1981New Point (New Point,IN)Utah St
1968-   UDFA-PHI
 
17Jerry MoralesOF5-10 175 R-R 1949-02-18 31Yabucoa,Puerto Rico MLB1966-19831969-1983  
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
4Jose Moreno3B-2B6-0 175 B-R 1957-11-01 22Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1975-19831980-1982  
1975-   UDFA-PHI
 
8Dan NormanOF6-2 195 R-R 1955-01-11 25Los Angeles,California MLB1974-19871977-1982Kennedy (Barstow,CA)Barstow Col
1974-15- 359-CIN
 
20John PacellaP6-3 195 R-R 1956-09-15 23Brooklyn,New York MLB1974-19881977-1986Connetquot (Bohemia,NY)
1974- 4-  89-NYN
 
3,61Mario RamirezSS-2B5-9 159 R-R 1957-09-12 22Yauco,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19861980-1985  
1979- 3-  69-SFN
 
45Jeff ReardonP6-1 195 R-R 1955-10-01 24Dalton,Massachusetts MLB1974-19941979-1994Wahconah Regional (Dalton,MA)Massachusetts
1973-23- 527-MON
 
58Luis Rosado1B6-0 180 R-R 1955-12-06 24Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1972-19851977-1980  
1972-   UDFA-NYN
 
30Mike ScottP6-3 215 R-R 1955-04-26 25Santa Monica,California MLB1974-19911979-1991Hawthorne (Hawthorne,CA)Pepperdine U.
1976- 2-  37-NYN
 
12John StearnsC6-0 185 R-R 1951-08-21 28Denver,Colorado MLB1971-19851974-1984Jefferson (Denver,CO)Colorado
1973- 1-   2-PHI
 
27Craig SwanP6-3 215 R-R 1950-11-30 29Van Nuys,California MLB1969-19841973-1984Millikan (Long Beach,CA)Arizona St
1972- 3-  61-NYN
 
11Frank TaverasSS6-0 168 R-R 1949-12-24 30Las Matas De Santa Cruz,Dom Rep MLB1968-19821972-1982  
1968-   UDFA-PIT
 
29Alex TrevinoC5-11 170 R-R 1957-08-26 22Monterrey,Mexico MLB1973-19921978-1990  
1974-   UDFA-NYN
 
15Claudell WashingtonOF6-0 190 L-L 1954-08-31 25Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19901974-1990Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)
1972-   UDFA-OAK
 
1Mookie WilsonOF5-10 174 B-R 1956-02-09 24Bamberg,South Carolina MLB1977-19911980-1991Bamberg Ehrhardt (Bamberg,SC)South Carolina, Spartanburg Methodist Col
1977- 2-  42-NYN
 
18Joel YoungbloodOF6-0 180 R-R 1951-08-28 28Houston,Texas MLB1970-19891976-1989Austin (Houston,TX)
1970- 2-  40-CIN
 
40Pat ZachryP6-5 180 R-R 1952-04-24 28Richmond,Texas MLB1970-19851976-1985Richfield (Waco,TX)
1970-19- 454-CIN
 
40 Players