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1988 New York MetsSeason Roster
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Roger McDowell played for the 1988 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record100-60 (1st in National League East)League Rank1stMLB Rank2nd
BallparkShea Stadium
ManagerDavey JohnsonGeneral ManagerFrank Cashen
CoachesBud Harrelson (First Base Coach), Greg Pavlick (Pitching Coach), Sam Perlozzo (Third Base Coach), Bill Robinson (Hitting Coach), Mel Stottlemyre (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsLost NLCS (Dodgers)
#1 Draft PickDave Proctor (#21)
Payroll$15,502,714 (Rank: 4th)
Attendance3,055,445 (Rank: 1st)
Minor League AffiliatesTidewater Tides (AAA) 77-64 ... Jackson Mets (AA) 61-75 ... St. Lucie Mets (A+) 74-65 ... Columbia Mets (A) 74-63 ... Little Falls Mets (A-) 39-36 ... Gulf Coast Mets (Rk) 21-42 ... Kingsport Mets (Rk) 47-26 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1988 Statistics -- 1988 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1988 New York Mets.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1988 baseball season.

1988 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)
38Rick AguileraP6-5 203 R-R 1961-12-31 26San Gabriel,California MLB1981-20001985-2000Edgewood (West Covina,CA)Brigham Young U.
1983- 3-  58-NYN
 
6Wally Backman2B5-9 168 B-R 1959-09-22 28Hillsboro,Oregon MLB1977-19931980-1993Aloha (Aloha,OR)
1977- 1-  16-NYN
 
32Mark CarreonOF6-0 195 R-L 1963-07-19 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1981-20001987-1996Salpointe Catholic (Tucson,AZ)
1981- 8- 185-NYN
 
8Gary CarterC6-2 215 R-R 1954-04-08 34Culver City,California MLB1972-19921974-1992Sunny Hills (Fullerton,CA)
1972- 3-  53-MON
 
44David ConeP6-1 190 L-R 1963-01-02 25Kansas City,Missouri MLB1981-20031986-2003Rockhurst (Kansas City,MO)
1981- 3-  74-KCA
 
12Ron DarlingP6-3 195 R-R 1960-08-19 27Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1979-19951983-1995St. John's (Shrewsbury,MA)Yale U.
1981- 1-   9-TEX
 
4Lenny DykstraOF5-10 185 L-L 1963-02-10 25Santa Ana,California MLB1981-19961985-1996Garden Grove (Garden Grove,CA)
1981-13- 315-NYN
 
21Kevin ElsterSS6-2 200 R-R 1964-08-03 23San Pedro,California MLB1984-20001986-2000Marina (Huntington Beach,CA)Golden West Col
1984- 2-  28-NYN
 
50Sid FernandezP6-1 230 L-L 1962-10-12 25Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1981-20011983-1997Kaiser (Honolulu,HI)
1981- 3-  73-LAN
 
16Dwight GoodenP6-3 210 R-R 1964-11-16 23Tampa,Florida MLB1982-20001984-2000Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1982- 1-   5-NYN
 
17Keith Hernandez1B6-0 195 L-L 1953-10-20 34San Francisco,California MLB1972-19901974-1990Capuchino (San Bruno,CA)Col. San Mateo
1971-42- 785-SLN
 
40Jeff InnisP6-0 170 R-R 1962-07-05 25Decatur,Illinois MLB1981-19951987-1993Eisenhower (Decatur,IL)Illinois
1983-13- 318-NYN
 
9Gregg Jefferies3B5-10 185 B-R 1967-08-01 20Burlingame,California MLB1985-20001987-2000Junipero Serra (San Mateo,CA)
1985- 1-  20-NYN
 
20Howard Johnson3B5-11 178 B-R 1960-11-29 27Clearwater,Florida MLB1979-20111982-1995Clearwater (Clearwater,FL)St. Petersburg Col
1979- 1-  12-DET
 
26Terry LeachP6-0 191 R-R 1954-03-13 34Selma,Alabama MLB1973-19931981-1993Selma (Selma,AL)Auburn U.
1976- 7- 135-BOS
 
33Barry LyonsC6-1 202 R-R 1960-06-03 28Biloxi,Mississippi MLB1982-19951986-1995Biloxi (Biloxi,MS)Delta St
1982-15- 371-NYN
 
29Dave Magadan1B-3B6-4 215 L-R 1962-09-30 25Tampa,Florida MLB1981-20011986-2001Jesuit (Tampa,FL)Alabama
1983- 2-  32-NYN
 
13Lee MazzilliOF-1B6-1 185 B-R 1955-03-25 33New York,New York MLB1974-19891976-1989Abraham Lincoln (Brooklyn,NY)
1973- 1-  14-NYN
 
27Bob McClureP5-11 170 B-L 1953-04-29 35Oakland,California MLB1973-19931975-1993Terra Nova (Pacifica,CA)Col. San Mateo
1973- 3-  62-LAN
 
42Roger McDowellP6-1 182 R-R 1960-12-21 27Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1980-19961985-1996Colerain (Cincinnati,OH)Bowling Green St
1982- 3-  59-NYN
 
22Kevin McReynoldsOF6-1 210 R-R 1959-10-16 28Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1979-19941983-1994Sylvan Hills (Sherwood,AR)Arkansas
1981- 1-   6-SDN
 
25Keith Miller2B5-11 185 R-R 1963-06-12 25Midland,Michigan MLB1983-19951987-1995All Saints Central (Bay City,MI)Oral Roberts U.
1984- 2-  39-NYA
 
43John MitchellP6-2 195 R-R 1965-08-11 22Dickson,Tennessee MLB1983-19981986-1990Overton (Nashville,TN)
1983- 7- 177-BOS
 
48Randy MyersP6-1 210 L-L 1962-09-19 25Vancouver,Washington MLB1982-20011985-1998Evergreen (Vancouver,WA)Clark Col
1982- 3-  76-CIN
 
45Edwin NunezP6-5 240 R-R 1963-05-27 25Humacao,Puerto Rico MLB1979-19941982-1994  
1979-   UDFA-SEA
 
19Bob OjedaP6-1 190 L-L 1957-12-17 30Los Angeles,California MLB1978-19941980-1994Redwood (Visalia,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1978-   UDFA-BOS
 
2Mackey SasserC6-1 210 L-R 1962-08-03 25Fort Gaines,Georgia MLB1984-19951987-1995Godby (Tallahassee,FL)Troy U., Wallace CC
1984- 5- 114-SFN
 
18Darryl StrawberryOF6-6 215 L-L 1962-03-12 26Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19991983-1999Crenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)
1980- 1-   1-NYN
 
11Tim Teufel2B6-0 175 R-R 1958-07-07 29Greenwich,Connecticut MLB1979-19931983-1993St. Mary's (Greenwich,CT)Clemson U., St. Petersburg Col
1980- 2-  38-MIN
 
31Gene WalterP6-4 200 L-L 1960-11-22 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1982-19931985-1988Kennedy (Chicago,IL)Eastern Kentucky U., Morton Col
1982-29- 720-SDN
 
46David WestP6-6 247 L-L 1964-09-01 23Memphis,Tennessee MLB1983-19991988-1998Craigmont (Memphis,TN)
1983- 4-  84-NYN
 
1Mookie WilsonOF5-10 174 B-R 1956-02-09 32Bamberg,South Carolina MLB1977-19911980-1991Bamberg Ehrhardt (Bamberg,SC)South Carolina, Spartanburg Methodist Col
1977- 2-  42-NYN
 
32 Players