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1989 NEW YORK METS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  87-75   .537
Result:   2nd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Davey Johnson
General Manager:   Frank Cashen
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  2,918,710
Payroll:  $20,013,212
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Keith Hernandez (35)
Youngest Player:  Gregg Jefferies (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mookie Wilson (10)
Top Hitter:  Howard Johnson (3)
Top Pitcher:  Sid Fernandez (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Alan Zinter (#24)

Roster Continuity:  93.30%
Top Prospect:   Gregg Jefferies
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Chi Cubs9369.574--
NY Mets8775.5376.0
St. Louis8676.5317.0
Montreal8181.50012.0
Pittsburgh7488.45719.0
Philadelphia6795.41426.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Darryl Strawberry1989-04-161989L  5-3 @ SLN4220022000200008327791895531682 home runs
Lenny Dykstra1989-04-211989L  8-4 vs NYN40210000000000050043727142104500th career game
Howard Johnson1989-04-291989W  5-1 @ HOU524001210000000732577104329924 hits
Keith Hernandez1989-05-141989W  2-1 vs NYN302100000200000200021371601056982000th career game
Jeff McKnight1989-06-061989L  8-4 @ CHN101000000000000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Darryl Strawberry1989-06-091989L  4-3 @ PIT411001100000000874813200578172200th career home run
Howard Johnson1989-06-191989W  5-3 vs NYN422002400000000776621118363972 home runs
Howard Johnson1989-06-201989L  8-5 vs NYN514100020000000777625118363994 hits
Howard Johnson1989-06-211989W  2-0 vs NYN312001110000000778627119364100100th career stolen base
Ron Darling1989-06-241989W  4-2 vs NYN1110011000001001996211211st career home run
Kevin Tapani1989-07-041989L  10-3 @ HOU200000000010000100001st career game
Mookie Wilson1989-07-041989L  10-3 @ HOU40000000004000010991103603392764 strikeouts
Mark Carreon1989-07-051989L  6-5 @ HOU50200011000000041194911st career stolen base
Tim Teufel1989-07-081989W  8-3 vs NYN42400010100100063754450248104 hits
Wally Whitehurst1989-07-171989L  6-0 vs NYN000000000000000100001st career game
Kevin McReynolds1989-07-231989W  7-2 vs NYN41110020003000088488213050163500th career RBI
Kevin McReynolds1989-08-011989W  11-0 @ SLN544111600000000892894131507634 runs scored, 6 RBis, 4 hits
Gary Carter1989-08-091989W  6-0 @ PHI414200000000000198618943031133364 hits
Darryl Strawberry1989-08-161989W  7-2 vs NYN3220023000100109248532136141752 home runs
Frank Viola1989-08-281989W  1-0 @ LAN301000000000000910001st career hit
Gregg Jefferies1989-08-301989W  9-3 @ LAN3420000102000001471331058194 runs scored
Gregg Jefferies1989-09-071989W  13-1 vs NYN5242025000000001541441264212 home runs, 5 RBis, 4 hits
Julio Machado1989-09-071989W  13-1 vs NYN000000000000000100001st career game
Frank Viola1989-09-071989W  13-1 vs NYN2220001000001001130101st career RBI
Juan Samuel1989-09-151989W  5-0 @ MON2100000101020009259891034352742 hit by pitches
Blaine Beatty1989-09-161989L  10-1 @ MON000000000000000100001st career game
Gary Carter1989-09-171989L  1-0 @ MON401000000020000200019013031135362000th career game
Gregg Jefferies1989-09-181989L  10-6 @ CHN5240012000000001641571570254 hits
Sid Fernandez1989-09-211989W  6-1 @ SLN4230011000000001636212311st career home run
Gary Carter1989-09-231989W  13-6 vs NYN523100500010000200319063041143365 RBis
Dave Magadan1989-09-271989L  5-3 vs NYN301010010120000331260810211st career stolen base
Blaine Beatty1989-09-301989W  7-2 @ PIT201000000000000210001st career hit


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