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1989 New York MetsSeason Roster
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Jeff McKnight played for the 1989 New York Mets
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMets
LocationNew York,New York
Record87-75 (2nd in National League East)League Rank4thMLB Rank8th
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)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAlan Zinter (#24)
Payroll$20,013,212 (Rank: 3rd)
Attendance2,918,710 (Rank: 4th)
Minor League AffiliatesTidewater Tides (AAA) 77-69 ... Jackson Mets (AA) 61-74 ... St. Lucie Mets (A+) 79-55 ... Columbia Mets (A) 73-67 ... Pittsfield Mets (A-) 53-23 ... Gulf Coast Mets (Rk) 25-38 ... Kingsport Mets (Rk) 35-37 ...
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1989 Statistics -- 1989 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 1989 New York Mets.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1989 baseball season.

1989 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)
15,49Don AaseP6-3 222 R-R 1954-10-08 34Orange,California MLB1972-19901977-1990Millikan (Long Beach,CA)Cal St Fullerton
1972- 6- 136-BOS
 
38Rick AguileraP6-5 203 R-R 1961-12-31 27San Gabriel,California MLB1981-20001985-2000Edgewood (West Covina,CA)Brigham Young U.
1983- 3-  58-NYN
 
38Blaine BeattyP6-2 185 L-L 1964-04-25 25Victoria,Texas MLB1983-19971989-1991Stroman (Victoria,TX)Baylor U., San Jacinto Col
1986- 9- 227-BAL
 
32Mark CarreonOF6-0 195 R-L 1963-07-19 25Chicago,Illinois MLB1981-20001987-1996Salpointe Catholic (Tucson,AZ)
1981- 8- 185-NYN
 
8Gary CarterC6-2 215 R-R 1954-04-08 35Culver City,California MLB1972-19921974-1992Sunny Hills (Fullerton,CA)
1972- 3-  53-MON
 
44David ConeP6-1 190 L-R 1963-01-02 26Kansas City,Missouri MLB1981-20031986-2003Rockhurst (Kansas City,MO)
1981- 3-  74-KCA
 
15Ron DarlingP6-3 195 R-R 1960-08-19 28Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1979-19951983-1995St. John's (Shrewsbury,MA)Yale U.
1981- 1-   9-TEX
 
4Lenny DykstraOF5-10 185 L-L 1963-02-10 26Santa Ana,California MLB1981-19961985-1996Garden Grove (Garden Grove,CA)
1981-13- 315-NYN
 
21Kevin ElsterSS6-2 200 R-R 1964-08-03 24San Pedro,California MLB1984-20001986-2000Marina (Huntington Beach,CA)Golden West Col
1984- 2-  28-NYN
 
50Sid FernandezP6-1 230 L-L 1962-10-12 26Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1981-20011983-1997Kaiser (Honolulu,HI)
1981- 3-  73-LAN
 
16Dwight GoodenP6-3 210 R-R 1964-11-16 24Tampa,Florida MLB1982-20001984-2000Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1982- 1-   5-NYN
 
17Keith Hernandez1B6-0 195 L-L 1953-10-20 35San Francisco,California MLB1972-19901974-1990Capuchino (San Bruno,CA)Col. San Mateo
1971-42- 785-SLN
 
36Manny HernandezP6-0 150 R-R 1961-05-07 28La Romana,Dom Rep MLB1979-19911986-1989  
1978-   UDFA-HOU
 
40Jeff InnisP6-0 170 R-R 1962-07-05 26Decatur,Illinois MLB1981-19951987-1993Eisenhower (Decatur,IL)Illinois
1983-13- 318-NYN
 
9Gregg Jefferies2B5-10 185 B-R 1967-08-01 21Burlingame,California MLB1985-20001987-2000Junipero Serra (San Mateo,CA)
1985- 1-  20-NYN
 
20Howard Johnson3B5-11 178 B-R 1960-11-29 28Clearwater,Florida MLB1979-20111982-1995Clearwater (Clearwater,FL)St. Petersburg Col
1979- 1-  12-DET
 
26Terry LeachP6-0 191 R-R 1954-03-13 35Selma,Alabama MLB1973-19931981-1993Selma (Selma,AL)Auburn U.
1976- 7- 135-BOS
 
39Phil LombardiC6-2 200 R-R 1963-02-20 26Abilene,Texas MLB1981-19891986-1989Kennedy (Granada Hills,CA)
1981- 3-  77-NYA
 
33Barry LyonsC6-1 202 R-R 1960-06-03 29Biloxi,Mississippi MLB1982-19951986-1995Biloxi (Biloxi,MS)Delta St
1982-15- 371-NYN
 
31Julio MachadoP5-9 165 R-R 1965-12-01 23Zulia,Venezuela MLB1985-19911989-1991  
1985-   UDFA-PHI
 
29Dave Magadan1B6-4 215 L-R 1962-09-30 26Tampa,Florida MLB1981-20011986-2001Jesuit (Tampa,FL)Alabama
1983- 2-  32-NYN
 
13Lee MazzilliOF-1B6-1 185 B-R 1955-03-25 34New York,New York MLB1974-19891976-1989Abraham Lincoln (Brooklyn,NY)
1973- 1-  14-NYN
 
42Roger McDowellP6-1 182 R-R 1960-12-21 28Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1980-19961985-1996Colerain (Cincinnati,OH)Bowling Green St
1982- 3-  59-NYN
 
15Jeff McKnight2B6-0 188 B-R 1963-02-18 26Conway,Arkansas MLB1983-19981989-1994Southside (Fort Smith,AR)Arkansas-Fort Smith
1983- 2-  29-NYN
 
22Kevin McReynoldsOF6-1 210 R-R 1959-10-16 29Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1979-19941983-1994Sylvan Hills (Sherwood,AR)Arkansas
1981- 1-   6-SDN
 
25Keith Miller2B-OF5-11 185 R-R 1963-06-12 26Midland,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 23Dickson,Tennessee MLB1983-19981986-1990Overton (Nashville,TN)
1983- 7- 177-BOS
 
13Jeff MusselmanP6-0 180 L-L 1963-06-21 26Doylestown,Pennsylvania MLB1982-19921986-1990Central Regional (Bayville,NJ)Harvard U.
1985- 6- 157-TOR
 
48Randy MyersP6-1 210 L-L 1962-09-19 26Vancouver,Washington MLB1982-20011985-1998Evergreen (Vancouver,WA)Clark Col
1982- 3-  76-CIN
 
27Tom O'Malley3B6-0 195 L-R 1960-12-25 28Orange,New Jersey MLB1979-19981982-1990Montoursville (Montoursville,PA)
1979-16- 408-SFN
 
19Bob OjedaP6-1 190 L-L 1957-12-17 31Los Angeles,California MLB1978-19941980-1994Redwood (Visalia,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1978-   UDFA-BOS
 
7Juan SamuelOF5-11 190 R-R 1960-12-09 28San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1980-19981983-1998  
1980-   UDFA-PHI
 
2Mackey SasserC6-1 210 L-R 1962-08-03 26Fort Gaines,Georgia MLB1984-19951987-1995Godby (Tallahassee,FL)Troy U., Wallace CC
1984- 5- 114-SFN
 
35Craig ShipleySS-3B6-1 190 R-R 1963-01-07 26Sydney,Australia MLB1984-19981986-1998   Alabama
1984-   UDFA-LAN
 
18Darryl StrawberryOF6-6 215 L-L 1962-03-12 27Los Angeles,California MLB1980-19991983-1999Crenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)
1980- 1-   1-NYN
 
26Kevin TapaniP6-1 190 R-R 1964-02-18 25Des Moines,Iowa MLB1985-20011989-2001Escanaba (Escanaba,MI)Central Michigan U.
1986- 2-  40-OAK
 
11Tim Teufel2B-1B6-0 175 R-R 1958-07-07 30Greenwich,Connecticut MLB1979-19931983-1993St. Mary's (Greenwich,CT)Clemson U., St. Petersburg Col
1980- 2-  38-MIN
 
4Lou ThorntonOF6-2 185 L-R 1963-04-26 26Montgomery,Alabama MLB1981-19901985-1989Jefferson Davis (Montgomery,AL)
1981-19- 471-NYN
 
26Frank ViolaP6-4 209 L-L 1960-04-19 29Hempstead,New York MLB1981-19961982-1996East Meadow (East Meadow,NY)St. John's U.
1981- 2-  37-MIN
 
46David WestP6-6 247 L-L 1964-09-01 24Memphis,Tennessee MLB1983-19991988-1998Craigmont (Memphis,TN)
1983- 4-  84-NYN
 
47Wally WhitehurstP6-3 195 R-R 1964-04-11 25Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1983-19961989-1996Terrebonne (Houma,LA)New Orleans
1985- 3-  65-OAK
 
1Mookie WilsonOF5-10 174 B-R 1956-02-09 33Bamberg,South Carolina MLB1977-19911980-1991Bamberg Ehrhardt (Bamberg,SC)South Carolina, Spartanburg Methodist Col
1977- 2-  42-NYN
 
42 Players