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1996 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  71-91   .438
Result:   4th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Dallas Green, Bobby Valentine
General Manager:   Joe McIlvaine
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  1,588,323
Payroll:  $23,456,500
Playoffs:  -

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  John Franco (35)
Youngest Player:  Edgardo Alfonzo (22)
Longest Tenure:  John Franco, Todd Hundley (7)
Top Hitter:  Lance Johnson (8)
Top Pitcher:  Bobby Jones (30)
Top Draft Pick:  Rob Stratton (#13)

Roster Continuity:  61.54%
Top Prospect:   Paul Wilson
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Atlanta9666.593--
Montreal8874.5438.0
Florida8082.49416.0
NY Mets7191.43825.0
Philadelphia6795.41429.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
13Edgardo Alfonzo3B-2BMLB5-11187RightRight11/8/197322Santa Teresa,Venezuela1991UDFA NYM

6Carlos Baerga2BMLB5-11215BothRight11/4/196827San Juan,Puerto Rico1985UDFA SD
11Tim BogarSS-3BMLB6-2198RightRight10/28/196629Indianapolis,Indiana19878212NYM
26Rico Brogna1BMLB6-2203LeftLeft4/18/197026Turners Falls,Massachusetts1988126DET
43Paul ByrdPMLB6-1184RightRight12/3/197025Louisville,Kentucky19914113CLE
30Alberto CastilloCMLB6-0185RightRight2/10/197026San Juan de Maguana,Dominican Republic1987UDFA NYM
54Mark ClarkPMLB6-5235RightRight5/12/196828Bath,Illinois19889236STL
45Jerry DipotoPMLB6-2205RightRight5/24/196828Jersey City,New Jersey1989371CLE
12Alvaro EspinozaSS-3BMLB6-0181RightRight2/19/196234Valencia,Venezuela1979UDFA HOU
3Carl EverettCF-RFMLB6-0190BothRight6/3/197125Tampa,Florida1990110NYY
31John FrancoPMLB5-10185LeftLeft9/17/196035Brooklyn,New York19815125LAD
15Matt Franco1B-3BMLB6-2200LeftRight8/19/196926Santa Monica,California19877166CHC
40Mike FyhriePMLB6-2203RightRight12/9/196926Long Beach,California199112315KC
23Bernard GilkeyLFMLB6-0200RightRight9/24/196629St. Louis,Missouri1984UDFA STL
7Charlie GreeneCMLB6-2170RightRight1/23/197125Miami,Florida199119498SD
19Jason Hardtke2B-3BMLB5-10175BothRight9/15/197124Milwaukee,Wisconsin1990381CLE
27Pete HarnischPMLB6-0228RightRight9/23/196629Commack,New York1987127BAL
35Doug HenryPMLB6-4205RightRight12/10/196332Sacramento,California19858185MIL
9Todd HundleyCMLB5-11199BothRight5/27/196927Martinsville,Virginia1987239NYM
42Butch HuskeyRF-1BMLB6-3244RightRight11/10/197124Anadarko,Oklahoma19897188NYM
44Jason IsringhausenPMLB6-3210RightRight9/7/197223Brighton,Illinois1991441157NYM
1,51Lance JohnsonCFMLB5-11165LeftLeft7/6/196332Lincoln Heights,Ohio19846139STL
28Bobby JonesPMLB6-4225RightRight2/10/197026Fresno,California1991136NYM
5Chris JonesRF-LFMLB6-2210RightRight12/16/196530Utica,New York19854105TOR
12Jeff Kent2BMLB6-1205RightRight3/7/196828Bellflower,California198920521TOR
49Bob MacDonaldPMLB6-3200LeftLeft4/27/196531East Orange,New Jersey198719490TOR
48Pedro MartinezPMLB6-2185LeftLeft11/29/196827Villa Mella,Dominican Republic1989UDFA SD
17Brent MayneCMLB6-1192LeftRight4/19/196828Loma Linda,California1989113KC
34Blas MinorPMLB6-3203RightRight3/20/196630Merced,California19886148PIT
38Dave MlickiPMLB6-4205RightRight6/8/196828Cleveland,Ohio199017445CLE
22Alex OchoaRF-LFMLB6-0195RightRight3/29/197224Miami Lakes,Florida1991383BAL
0Rey OrdonezSSMLB5-9159RightRight11/11/197223Havana,Cuba1993UDFA NYM
29Robert PersonPMLB6-0194RightRight10/6/196926St. Louis,Missouri198925643CLE
20Roberto Petagine1BMLB6-1215LeftLeft6/2/197125Nueva Esparita,Venezuela1990UDFA HOU
18Kevin RobersonRF-LFMLB6-4210BothRight1/29/196828Decatur,Illinois198816404CHC
33Andy TomberlinRF-LFMLB5-11185LeftLeft11/7/196629Monroe,North Carolina1985UDFA ATL
34Ricky TrlicekPMLB6-2200RightRight4/26/196927Houston,Texas19874104PHI
15Jose VizcainoSS-2BMLB6-1180BothRight3/26/196828San Cristobal,Dominican Republic1986UDFA LAD
47Derek WallacePMLB6-3215RightRight9/1/197124Van Nuys,California1992111CHC
32Paul WilsonPMLB6-5235RightRight3/28/197323Orlando,Florida199411NYM
Team PersonnelPosition 
Bob ApodacaPitching Coach 
Ken BerryMinor League Hitting Instructor 
John BrickleyScout 
Larry ChaseScout 
Gary CohenBroadcaster 
Ed ColemanBroadcaster 
Mike CubbageThird Base Coach 
Joe DellicarriScout 
Bobby FloydMinor League Field Coordinator 
Dallas GreenManager 
Fran HealyBroadcaster 
Frank HowardFirst Base Coach 
Ralph KinerBroadcaster 
Matt LoughlinBroadcaster 
Gregorio MachadoScout 
Tim McCarverBroadcaster 
Tommy McCrawHitting Coach 
Joe McIlvaineGeneral Manager 
Bob MurphyBroadcaster 
Camilo PascualScout 
Greg PavlickPitching Coach 
Andres ReiderScout 
Junior RomanScout 
Howie RoseBroadcaster 
Bob RossiScout 
Steve SwisherBullpen Coach 
Gary ThorneBroadcaster 
Bobby ValentineManager 
Bobby WineBench Coach 


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