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1986 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  108-54   .667
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Davey Johnson
General Manager:   Frank Cashen
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  2,767,601
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Red Sox)

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  George Foster (37)
Youngest Player:  John Mitchell (20)
Longest Tenure:  Jesse Orosco, Mookie Wilson, Wally Backman, Ed Lynch (7)
Top Hitter:  Darryl Strawberry (9)
Top Pitcher:  Dwight Gooden (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Lee May (#21)

Roster Continuity:  82.48%
Top Prospect:   Kevin Elster
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Mets10854.667--
Philadelphia8675.53421.5
St. Louis7982.49128.5
Montreal7883.48429.5
Chi Cubs7090.43837.0
Pittsburgh6498.39544.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
George FosterOF37$ 2,800,000   
Gary CarterC32$ 2,160,714  2 
Keith Hernandez1B32$ 1,650,000  11 
Dwight GoodenP21$ 1,320,000  23 
Darryl StrawberryRF-OF24$ 945,000  71 
Jesse OroscoP29$ 825,000   
Mookie WilsonOF30$ 700,000   
Ray Knight3B-1B33$ 645,000   
Lee MazzilliOF-1B31$ 600,000   
Bob OjedaP28$ 550,000   
Ed LynchP30$ 530,000   
Ron DarlingP25$ 440,000   
Danny HeepOF-1B28$ 350,000   
Wally Backman2B26$ 325,000   
Doug SiskP28$ 275,000   
Rafael SantanaSS28$ 235,000   
Howard Johnson3B-SS25$ 227,500   
Tim Corcoran1B-OF33$ 220,000   
Sid FernandezP23$ 200,000   
Tim Teufel2B27$ 200,000   
Roger McDowellP25$ 185,000   
Rick AguileraP24$ 130,000   
Lenny DykstraCF-OF23$ 92,500   
Randy NiemannP30$ 83,000   
John GibbonsC24$ 65,000   
Rick AndersonP29$ 60,000   
Bruce BerenyiP31$ 60,000   
Kevin ElsterSS21$ 60,000   
George FosterOF37$ 60,000   
Ed HearnC25$ 60,000   
Stan JeffersonCF-LF23$ 60,000   
Terry LeachP32$ 60,000   
Barry LyonsC26$ 60,000   
Dave Magadan3B-1B23$ 60,000   
Lee MazzilliOF-1B31$ 60,000   
John MitchellP20$ 60,000   
Kevin MitchellLF-3B24$ 60,000   
Randy MyersP23$ 60,000   


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