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1986 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 108-54 .667
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 783-578 + 205
Roster Continuity 82.48% 2/26
Manager(s): Davey Johnson
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,767,601 2/26
Playoffs: Won World Series (Red Sox)
Top Draft Pick: Lee May (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Vern Hoscheit
First Base Coach: Bud Harrelson
Hitting Coach: Bill Robinson
Pitching Coach: Greg Pavlick
Pitching Coach: Mel Stottlemyre

#1 Draft Picks

Darryl Strawberry (#1), Dwight Gooden (#5), Ron Darling (#9), Lee Mazzilli (#14), Wally Backman (#16), Stan Jefferson (#20), John Gibbons (#24)
National League East 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 1986 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Rick AguileraP6-5203R-R241985NYN: 1983-3-58MLB--
    32Rick AndersonP6-0175R-R291986CHA: 1980-8-179MLB--
    6Wally Backman2B5-9168B-R261980NYN: 1977-1-16MLB--
    31Bruce BerenyiP6-3215R-R311980CIN: 1976-1-3MLB--
    8Gary CarterC6-2215R-R321974MON: 1972-3-53MLB--
    29Tim Corcoran1B-OF5-11175L-L331977Not draftedMLB--
    12Ron DarlingP6-3195R-R251983TEX: 1981-1-9MLB--
    4Lenny DykstraCF-OF5-10185L-L231985NYN: 1981-13-315MLB--
    2Kevin ElsterSS6-2200R-R211986NYN: 1984-2-28MLB--
    50Sid FernandezP6-1230L-L231983LAN: 1981-3-73MLB--
    15George FosterOF6-1185R-R371969SFN: 1968-3-55MLB--
    35John GibbonsC5-11187R-R241984NYN: 1980-1-24MLB--
    16Dwight GoodenP6-3210R-R211984NYN: 1982-1-5MLB--
    49Ed HearnC6-3215R-R251986PHI: 1978-4-101MLB--
    25Danny HeepOF-1B5-11177L-L281979HOU: 1978-2-37MLB--
    17Keith Hernandez1B6-0195L-L321974SLN: 1971-42-785MLB--
    27Stan JeffersonCF-LF5-11175B-R231986NYN: 1983-1-20MLB--
    20Howard Johnson3B-SS5-11178B-R251982DET: 1979-1-12MLB--
    22Ray Knight3B-1B6-2185R-R331974CIN: 1970-10-238MLB--
    26Terry LeachP6-0191R-R321981BOS: 1976-7-135MLB--
    36Ed LynchP6-5207R-R301980TEX: 1977-22-547MLB--
    33Barry LyonsC6-1202R-R261986NYN: 1982-15-371MLB--
    29Dave Magadan3B-1B6-4215L-R231986NYN: 1983-2-32MLB--
    13Lee MazzilliOF-1B6-1185B-R311976NYN: 1973-1-14MLB--
    42Roger McDowellP6-1182R-R251985NYN: 1982-3-59MLB--
    43John MitchellP6-2195R-R201986BOS: 1983-7-177MLB--
    7,35Kevin MitchellLF-3B5-11244R-R241984Not draftedMLB--
    48Randy MyersP6-1210L-L231985CIN: 1982-3-76MLB--
    40Randy NiemannP6-4200L-L301979MIN: 1975-3-60MLB--
    19Bob OjedaP6-1190L-L281980Not draftedMLB--
    47Jesse OroscoP6-2205R-L291979MIN: 1978-2-41MLB--
    3Rafael SantanaSS6-1165R-R281983Not draftedMLB--
    39Doug SiskP6-2210R-R281982Not draftedMLB--
    18Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6-6215L-L241983NYN: 1980-1-1MLB--
    11Tim Teufel2B6-0175R-R271983MIN: 1980-2-38MLB--
    1Mookie WilsonOF5-10174B-R301980NYN: 1977-2-42MLB--

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