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1962 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 40-120 .250
Rank: 10th in National League
Run Differential: 617-948 -331
Manager(s): Casey Stengel
General Manager: George Weiss
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Polo Grounds
Attendance: 922,530 12/20
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Cookie Lavagetto
Assistant Coach: Red Kress
Assistant Coach: Solly Hemus
Pitching Coach: Red Ruffing
Third Base Coach: Rogers Hornsby
National League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1962 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    20Craig AndersonP6-2205R-R231961Not draftedMLB--
    1Richie AshburnOF5-10170L-R351948Not draftedMLB--
    3Gus BellOF6-2196L-R331950Not draftedMLB--
    11Ed Bouchee1B6-1205L-L291956Not draftedMLB--
    8Chris CannizzaroC6-0190R-R241960Not draftedMLB--
    7Elio ChaconSS-2B5-9160R-R251960Not draftedMLB--
    44Harry ChitiC6-3225R-R291950Not draftedMLB--
    23Joe ChristopherOF5-10176R-R261959Not draftedMLB--
    26Galen CiscoP5-11215R-R261961Not draftedMLB--
    17Choo Choo ColemanC5-9165L-R241961Not draftedMLB--
    6Cliff Cook3B-OF6-0188R-R251959Not draftedMLB--
    38Roger CraigP6-4191R-R321955Not draftedMLB--
    35Ray DaviaultP6-1170R-R281962Not draftedMLB--
    29John DeMeritOF6-1195R-R261957Not draftedMLB--
    12Sammy Drake3B-2B5-11175B-R271960Not draftedMLB--
    27Larry FossP6-2187R-R261961Not draftedMLB--
    12Joe GinsbergC5-11180L-R351948Not draftedMLB--
    6Rick Herrscher1B-3B6-2187R-R251962Not draftedMLB--
    9Jim HickmanOF-1B6-4205R-R251962Not draftedMLB--
    34Dave HillmanP5-11168R-R341955Not draftedMLB--
    14Gil Hodges1B6-1200R-R381943Not draftedMLB--
    47Jay HookP6-2182L-R251957Not draftedMLB--
    29Willard HunterP6-2180R-L281962Not draftedMLB--
    15Al JacksonP5-10169L-L261959Not draftedMLB--
    28,36Sherman JonesP6-4205L-R271960Not draftedMLB--
    10Rod Kanehl2B-OF6-1180R-R281962Not draftedMLB--
    21Ed Kranepool1B6-3215L-L171962Not draftedMLB--
    41Clem LabineP6-0180R-R351950Not draftedMLB--
    5Hobie LandrithC5-10170L-R321950Not draftedMLB--
    19Ken MacKenzieP6-0185R-L281960Not draftedMLB--
    18Felix Mantilla2B-SS6-0160R-R271956Not draftedMLB--
    6Jim Marshall1B6-1190L-L311958Not draftedMLB--
    36Bob MillerP6-1185R-L261953Not draftedMLB--
    24Bob MillerP6-1182R-R231957Not draftedMLB--
    26Vinegar Bend MizellP6-3205R-L311952Not draftedMLB--
    26Herb MofordP6-1175R-R331955Not draftedMLB--
    22Bob MoorheadP6-1208R-R241962Not draftedMLB--
    4Charlie Neal2B-SS5-10165R-R311956Not draftedMLB--
    5Joe PignatanoC5-10180R-R321957Not draftedMLB--
    16Bobby Gene SmithOF5-11185R-R281957Not draftedMLB--
    16Sammy TaylorC6-2185L-R291958Not draftedMLB--
    25Frank ThomasOF-3B6-3205R-R331951Not draftedMLB--
    2Marv Throneberry1B6-0197L-L281955Not draftedMLB--
    11Gene WoodlingOF5-9195L-R391943Not draftedMLB--
    17Don Zimmer3B-2B5-7175R-R311954Not draftedMLB--

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