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1982 New York MetsSeason Roster
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Bob Bailor played for the 1982 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record65-97 (6th in National League East)League Rank11thMLB Rank23rd
BallparkShea Stadium
ManagerGeorge BambergerGeneral ManagerFrank Cashen
CoachesJim Frey (Hitting Coach), Bud Harrelson (First Base Coach), Frank Howard (Third Base Coach), Bill Monbouquette (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDwight Gooden (#5)
Attendance1,323,036 (Rank: 18th)
Minor League AffiliatesTidewater Tides (AAA) 74-63 ... Jackson Mets (AA) 68-65 ... Lynchburg Mets (A+) 65-71 ... Shelby Mets (A) 77-63 ... Little Falls Mets (A-) 38-38 ... Kingsport Mets (Rk) 28-40 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1982 Statistics -- 1982 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 1982 New York Mets.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1982 baseball season.

1982 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)
13Neil AllenP6-2 190 R-R 1958-01-24 24Kansas City,Kansas MLB1976-19901979-1989Bishop Ward (Kansas City,KS)
1976-11- 253-NYN
 
6Wally Backman2B5-9 168 B-R 1959-09-22 22Hillsboro,Oregon MLB1977-19931980-1993Aloha (Aloha,OR)
1977- 1-  16-NYN
 
4Bob BailorSS-2B5-11 170 R-R 1951-07-10 30Connellsville,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19851975-1985Connellsville Area (Connellsville,PA)
1969-   UDFA-BAL
 
9Bruce BochyC6-4 225 R-R 1955-04-16 27Landes de Boussac,France MLB1975-19881978-1987Melbourne (Melbourne,FL)Florida St
1975- 8- 132-CHA
 
7Hubie Brooks3B6-0 200 R-R 1956-09-24 25Los Angeles,California MLB1977-19941980-1994Manuel Dominguez (Compton,CA)Arizona St, Whittier Col, Mesa CC
1978- 1-   3-NYN
 
32Carlos DiazP6-0 170 R-L 1958-01-07 24Kaneohe,Hawaii MLB1979-19861982-1986James B. Castle (Kaneohe,HI)Allan Hancock Col
1979- 3-  54-SEA
 
33Pete FalconeP6-2 185 L-L 1953-10-01 28Brooklyn,New York MLB1973-19891975-1984Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)Kingsborough CC
1973- 2-  38-ATL
 
15George FosterOF6-1 185 R-R 1948-12-01 33Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1968-19861969-1986Leuzinger (Lawndale,CA)El Camino Col
1968- 3-  55-SFN
 
45Brent GaffP6-2 200 R-R 1958-10-05 23Fort Wayne,Indiana MLB1978-19851982-1984Churubusco (Churubusco,IN)
1977- 6- 146-NYN
 
19Ron GardenhireSS6-0 180 R-R 1957-10-24 24Butzbach,Germany MLB1979-19871981-1985Okmulgee (Okmulgee,OK)Texas, Paris Junior Col
1979- 6- 132-NYN
 
23Brian Giles2B6-1 165 R-R 1960-04-27 22Manhattan,Kansas MLB1978-19981981-1990Kearny (San Diego,CA)
1978- 3-  55-NYN
 
29Tom GormanP6-4 200 L-L 1957-12-16 24Portland,Oregon MLB1980-19881981-1987   Gonzaga U.
1980- 4-  99-MON
 
32Tom HausmanP6-5 200 R-R 1953-03-31 29Mobridge,South Dakota MLB1971-19831975-1982La Verne (La Verne,CA)
1971-10- 226-MIL
 
42Ron HodgesC6-1 185 L-R 1949-06-22 33Rocky Mount,Virginia MLB1972-19841973-1984Franklin County (Rocky Mount,VA)Appalachian St
1972- 2-  47-NYN
 
28Scott HolmanP6-1 190 R-R 1958-09-18 23Santa Paula,California MLB1977-19851980-1983   Ventura Col
1976-   UDFA-NYN
 
5Mike HowardOF6-2 185 B-R 1958-04-02 24Seattle,Washington MLB1976-19841981-1983Sacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)
1976- 6- 139-LAN
 
35Randy JonesP6-0 178 R-L 1950-01-12 32Fullerton,California MLB1971-19821973-1982Brea-Olinda (Brea,CA)Chapman U.
1972- 5-  97-SDN
 
22Mike Jorgensen1B6-0 195 L-L 1948-08-16 33Passaic,New Jersey MLB1966-19851968-1985Francis Lewis (Queens,NY)
1966- 4-  61-NYN
 
26Dave Kingman1B6-6 210 R-R 1948-12-21 33Pendleton,Oregon MLB1970-19871971-1986Prospect (Mount Prospect,IL)USC
1970- 1-   1-SFN
 
43Terry LeachP6-0 191 R-R 1954-03-13 28Selma,Alabama MLB1973-19931981-1993Selma (Selma,AL)Auburn U.
1976- 7- 135-BOS
 
36Ed LynchP6-5 207 R-R 1956-02-25 26Brooklyn,New York MLB1974-19881980-1987Columbus (Miami,FL)South Carolina
1977-22- 547-TEX
 
8Phil Mankowski3B6-0 180 L-R 1953-01-09 29Buffalo,New York MLB1971-19821976-1982Bishop Turner (Buffalo,NY)
1970- 9- 218-DET
 
47Jesse OroscoP6-2 205 R-L 1957-04-01 25Santa Barbara,California MLB1978-20031979-2003Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara,CA)Santa Barbara City Col
1978- 2-  41-MIN
 
20Rick OwnbeyP6-3 185 R-R 1957-10-20 24Corona,California MLB1980-19871982-1986Savanna (Anaheim,CA)Santa Ana Col
1980-13- 313-NYN
 
25Charlie PuleoP6-3 200 R-R 1955-02-07 27Glen Ridge,New Jersey MLB1974-19891981-1989Bloomfield (Bloomfield,NJ)Seton Hall U.
1973-13- 307-DET
 
21Gary RajsichOF6-2 210 L-L 1954-10-28 27Youngstown,Ohio MLB1975-19851982-1985Central (Phoenix,AZ)Athens St, Arizona St
1976-11- 241-HOU
 
8Ronn ReynoldsC6-0 200 R-R 1958-09-28 23Wichita,Kansas MLB1979-19901982-1990   Arkansas
1980- 5- 105-NYN
 
30Mike ScottP6-3 215 R-R 1955-04-26 27Santa Monica,California MLB1974-19911979-1991Hawthorne (Hawthorne,CA)Pepperdine U.
1976- 2-  37-NYN
 
39Doug SiskP6-2 210 R-R 1957-09-26 24Renton,Washington MLB1980-19911982-1991Stadium (Tacoma,WA)Washington St
1980-   UDFA-NYN
 
10Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2 200 L-R 1944-04-01 38New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1962-19851963-1985Jesuit (New Orleans,LA)
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
12John StearnsC6-0 185 R-R 1951-08-21 30Denver,Colorado MLB1971-19851974-1984Jefferson (Denver,CO)Colorado
1973- 1-   2-PHI
 
27Craig SwanP6-3 215 R-R 1950-11-30 31Van Nuys,California MLB1969-19841973-1984Millikan (Long Beach,CA)Arizona St
1972- 3-  61-NYN
 
8Rick SweetC6-1 200 B-R 1952-09-07 29Longview,Washington MLB1973-19831978-1983Mark Morris (Longview,WA)Gonzaga U.
1975- 3-  65-SDN
 
49Walt TerrellP6-2 205 L-R 1958-05-11 24Jeffersonville,Indiana MLB1977-19931982-1992Jeffersonville (Jeffersonville,IN)Morehead St
1980-33- 764-TEX
 
34Rusty TillmanOF6-0 185 R-R 1960-08-29 21Jacksonville,Florida MLB1979-19891982-1988   Florida St at Jacksonville
1979-10- 201-NYN
 
17Ellis ValentineOF6-4 207 R-R 1954-07-30 27Helena,Arkansas MLB1972-19851975-1985Crenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)
1972- 2-  29-MON
 
11Tom Veryzer2B-SS6-1 185 R-R 1953-02-11 29Port Jefferson,New York MLB1971-19841973-1984Islip (Islip,NY)
1971- 1-  11-DET
 
1Mookie WilsonOF5-10 174 B-R 1956-02-09 26Bamberg,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 30Houston,Texas MLB1970-19891976-1989Austin (Houston,TX)
1970- 2-  40-CIN
 
40Pat ZachryP6-5 180 R-R 1952-04-24 30Richmond,Texas MLB1970-19851976-1985Richfield (Waco,TX)
1970-19- 454-CIN
 
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