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1983 New York MetsSeason Roster
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Carlos Diaz played for the 1983 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record68-94 (6th in National League East)League Rank12thMLB Rank25th
BallparkShea Stadium
ManagerFrank Howard,George BambergerGeneral ManagerFrank Cashen
CoachesGene Dusan (Bullpen Coach), Jim Frey (Hitting Coach), Frank Howard (First Base Coach), Darrell Johnson (Assistant Coach), Bill Monbouquette (Pitching Coach), Bobby Valentine (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickEddie Williams (#4)
Attendance1,112,774 (Rank: 23rd)
Minor League AffiliatesTidewater Tides (AAA) 71-68 ... Jackson Mets (AA) 69-67 ... Lynchburg Mets (A+) 96-43 ... Columbia Mets (A) 88-54 ... Little Falls Mets (A-) 48-27 ... Gulf Coast Mets (Rk) 24-35 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1983 Statistics -- 1983 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 1983 New York Mets.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1983 baseball season.

1983 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 25Kansas City,Kansas MLB1976-19901979-1989Bishop Ward (Kansas City,KS)
1976-11- 253-NYN
 
11Tucker Ashford3B-2B6-1 195 R-R 1954-12-04 28Memphis,Tennessee MLB1974-19851976-1984Covington (Covington,TN)Mississippi, SW Tennessee CC
1974- 1-   2-SDN
 
6Wally Backman2B5-9 168 B-R 1959-09-22 23Hillsboro,Oregon MLB1977-19931980-1993Aloha (Aloha,OR)
1977- 1-  16-NYN
 
4Bob BailorSS-2B5-11 170 R-R 1951-07-10 31Connellsville,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19851975-1985Connellsville Area (Connellsville,PA)
1969-   UDFA-BAL
 
11Mike BishopC6-2 188 R-R 1958-11-05 24Santa Maria,California MLB1976-19831983-1983Ernest Righetti (Santa Maria,CA)
1976-12- 270-CAL
 
9Mark BradleyOF6-1 180 R-R 1956-12-03 26Elizabethtown,Kentucky MLB1975-19841981-1983Elizabethtown (Elizabethtown,KY)
1975- 1-  24-LAN
 
7Hubie Brooks3B6-0 200 R-R 1956-09-24 26Los Angeles,California MLB1977-19941980-1994Manuel Dominguez (Compton,CA)Arizona St, Whittier Col, Mesa CC
1978- 1-   3-NYN
 
44Ron DarlingP6-3 195 R-R 1960-08-19 22Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1979-19951983-1995St. John's (Shrewsbury,MA)Yale U.
1981- 1-   9-TEX
 
32Carlos DiazP6-0 170 R-L 1958-01-07 25Kaneohe,Hawaii MLB1979-19861982-1986James B. Castle (Kaneohe,HI)Allan Hancock Col
1979- 3-  54-SEA
 
20Mike FitzgeraldC5-11 190 R-R 1960-07-13 22Long Beach,California MLB1978-19931983-1992Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)
1978- 6- 133-NYN
 
15George FosterOF6-1 185 R-R 1948-12-01 34Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1968-19861969-1986Leuzinger (Lawndale,CA)El Camino Col
1968- 3-  55-SFN
 
45Brent GaffP6-2 200 R-R 1958-10-05 24Fort Wayne,Indiana MLB1978-19851982-1984Churubusco (Churubusco,IN)
1977- 6- 146-NYN
 
19Ron GardenhireSS6-0 180 R-R 1957-10-24 25Butzbach,Germany MLB1979-19871981-1985Okmulgee (Okmulgee,OK)Texas, Paris Junior Col
1979- 6- 132-NYN
 
23Brian Giles2B6-1 165 R-R 1960-04-27 23Manhattan,Kansas MLB1978-19981981-1990Kearny (San Diego,CA)
1978- 3-  55-NYN
 
29Tom GormanP6-4 200 L-L 1957-12-16 25Portland,Oregon MLB1980-19881981-1987   Gonzaga U.
1980- 4-  99-MON
 
25Danny HeepOF5-11 177 L-L 1957-07-03 25San Antonio,Texas MLB1978-19911979-1991Lee (San Antonio,TX)St. Mary's U.
1978- 2-  37-HOU
 
17Keith Hernandez1B6-0 195 L-L 1953-10-20 29San Francisco,California MLB1972-19901974-1990Capuchino (San Bruno,CA)Col. San Mateo
1971-42- 785-SLN
 
42Ron HodgesC6-1 185 L-R 1949-06-22 34Rocky Mount,Virginia MLB1972-19841973-1984Franklin County (Rocky Mount,VA)Appalachian St
1972- 2-  47-NYN
 
28Scott HolmanP6-1 190 R-R 1958-09-18 24Santa Paula,California MLB1977-19851980-1983   Ventura Col
1976-   UDFA-NYN
 
5Mike HowardOF6-2 185 B-R 1958-04-02 25Seattle,Washington MLB1976-19841981-1983Sacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)
1976- 6- 139-LAN
 
33Clint Hurdle3B6-3 195 L-R 1957-07-30 25Big Rapids,Michigan MLB1975-19871977-1987Merritt Island (Merritt Island,FL)
1975- 1-   9-KCA
 
22Mike Jorgensen1B6-0 195 L-L 1948-08-16 34Passaic,New Jersey MLB1966-19851968-1985Francis Lewis (Queens,NY)
1966- 4-  61-NYN
 
26Dave Kingman1B6-6 210 R-R 1948-12-21 34Pendleton,Oregon MLB1970-19871971-1986Prospect (Mount Prospect,IL)USC
1970- 1-   1-SFN
 
38Tim LearyP6-3 205 R-R 1958-12-23 24Santa Monica,California MLB1977-19941981-1994Santa Monica (Santa Monica,CA)UCLA
1979- 1-   2-NYN
 
36Ed LynchP6-5 207 R-R 1956-02-25 27Brooklyn,New York MLB1974-19881980-1987Columbus (Miami,FL)South Carolina
1977-22- 547-TEX
 
2Jose OquendoSS5-10 156 B-R 1963-07-04 19Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1979-19951983-1995  
1979-   UDFA-NYN
 
47Jesse OroscoP6-2 205 R-L 1957-04-01 26Santa Barbara,California MLB1978-20031979-2003Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara,CA)Santa Barbara City Col
1978- 2-  41-MIN
 
34Junior OrtizC5-11 174 R-R 1959-10-24 23Humacao,Puerto Rico MLB1977-20061982-1994  
1977-   UDFA-PIT
 
20Rick OwnbeyP6-3 185 R-R 1957-10-20 25Corona,California MLB1980-19871982-1986Savanna (Anaheim,CA)Santa Ana Col
1980-13- 313-NYN
 
21Gary Rajsich1B6-2 210 L-L 1954-10-28 28Youngstown,Ohio MLB1975-19851982-1985Central (Phoenix,AZ)Athens St, Arizona St
1976-11- 241-HOU
 
8Ronn ReynoldsC6-0 200 R-R 1958-09-28 24Wichita,Kansas MLB1979-19901982-1990   Arkansas
1980- 5- 105-NYN
 
41Tom SeaverP6-1 206 R-R 1944-11-17 38Fresno,California MLB1966-19861967-1986Fresno (Fresno,CA)USC
1966- 1-  19-ATL
 
39Doug SiskP6-2 210 R-R 1957-09-26 25Renton,Washington MLB1980-19911982-1991Stadium (Tacoma,WA)Washington St
1980-   UDFA-NYN
 
10Rusty StaubOF-1B6-2 200 L-R 1944-04-01 39New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1962-19851963-1985Jesuit (New Orleans,LA)
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
12John StearnsC6-0 185 R-R 1951-08-21 31Denver,Colorado MLB1971-19851974-1984Jefferson (Denver,CO)Colorado
1973- 1-   2-PHI
 
18Darryl StrawberryOF6-6 215 L-L 1962-03-12 21Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19991983-1999Crenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)
1980- 1-   1-NYN
 
27Craig SwanP6-3 215 R-R 1950-11-30 32Van Nuys,California MLB1969-19841973-1984Millikan (Long Beach,CA)Arizona St
1972- 3-  61-NYN
 
49Walt TerrellP6-2 205 L-R 1958-05-11 25Jeffersonville,Indiana MLB1977-19931982-1992Jeffersonville (Jeffersonville,IN)Morehead St
1980-33- 764-TEX
 
30Mike TorrezP6-5 210 R-R 1946-08-28 36Topeka,Kansas MLB1965-19851967-1984Topeka (Topeka,KS)
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
1Mookie WilsonOF5-10 174 B-R 1956-02-09 27Bamberg,South Carolina MLB1977-19911980-1991Bamberg Ehrhardt (Bamberg,SC)South Carolina, Spartanburg Methodist Col
1977- 2-  42-NYN
 
40 Players