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1996 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 71-91 .438
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 746-779 -33
Roster Continuity 61.54% 17/28
Manager(s): Dallas Green, Bobby Valentine
General Manager: Joe McIlvaine
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 23,456,500 21/28
Attendance: 1,588,323 21/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Rob Stratton (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bobby Wine
Bullpen Coach: Steve Swisher
First Base Coach: Frank Howard
Hitting Coach: Tommy McCraw
Pitching Coach: Greg Pavlick
Pitching Coach: Bob Apodaca
Third Base Coach: Mike Cubbage

#1 Draft Picks

Paul Wilson (#1), Carl Everett (#10), Derek Wallace (#11), Brent Mayne (#13), Rico Brogna (#26), Pete Harnisch (#27), Bobby Jones (#36)
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 1996 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    13Edgardo Alfonzo3B-2B5-11187R-R221995Not draftedMLB--
    6Carlos Baerga2B5-11215B-R271990Not draftedMLB--
    11Tim BogarSS-3B6-2198R-R291993NYN: 1987-8-212MLB--
    26Rico Brogna1B6-2203L-L261992DET: 1988-1-26MLB--
    43Paul ByrdP6-1184R-R251995CLE: 1991-4-112MLB--
    30Alberto CastilloC6-0185R-R261995Not draftedMLB--
    54Mark ClarkP6-5235R-R281991SLN: 1988-9-236MLB--
    45Jerry DipotoP6-2205R-R281993CLE: 1989-3-71MLB--
    12Alvaro EspinozaSS-3B6-0181R-R341985Not draftedMLB--
    3Carl EverettCF-RF6-0190B-R251993NYA: 1990-1-10MLB--
    31John FrancoP5-10185L-L351984LAN: 1981-5-125MLB--
    15Matt Franco1B-3B6-2200L-R261995CHN: 1987-7-166MLB--
    40Mike FyhrieP6-2203R-R261996KCA: 1991-12-314MLB--
    23Bernard GilkeyLF6-0200R-R291990Not draftedMLB--
    7Charlie GreeneC6-2170R-R251996SDN: 1991-19-497MLB--
    19Jason Hardtke2B-3B5-10175B-R241996CLE: 1990-3-81MLB--
    27Pete HarnischP6-0228R-R291988BAL: 1987-1-27MLB--
    35Doug HenryP6-4205R-R321991MIL: 1985-8-185MLB--
    9Todd HundleyC5-11199B-R271990NYN: 1987-2-39MLB--
    42Butch HuskeyRF-1B6-3244R-R241993NYN: 1989-7-190MLB--
    44Jason IsringhausenP6-3210R-R231995NYN: 1991-44-1157MLB-Free Agent
    1,51Lance JohnsonCF5-11165L-L321987SLN: 1984-6-139MLB--
    28Bobby JonesP6-4225R-R261993NYN: 1991-1-36MLB--
    5Chris JonesRF-LF6-2210R-R301991TOR: 1985-4-105MLB--
    12Jeff Kent2B6-1205R-R281992TOR: 1989-20-523MLB--
    49Bob MacDonaldP6-3200L-L311990TOR: 1987-19-491MLB--
    48Pedro MartinezP6-2185L-L271993Not draftedMLB--
    17Brent MayneC6-1192L-R281990KCA: 1989-1-13MLB--
    34Blas MinorP6-3203R-R301992PIT: 1988-6-148MLB--
    38Dave MlickiP6-4205R-R281992CLE: 1990-17-460MLB--
    22Alex OchoaRF-LF6-0195R-R241995BAL: 1991-3-82MLB--
    0Rey OrdonezSS5-9159R-R231996Not draftedMLB--
    29Robert PersonP6-0194R-R261995CLE: 1989-25-645MLB--
    20Roberto Petagine1B6-1215L-L251994Not draftedMLB--
    18Kevin RobersonRF-LF6-4210B-R281993CHN: 1988-16-404MLB--
    33Andy TomberlinRF-LF5-11185L-L291993Not draftedMLB--
    34Ricky TrlicekP6-2200R-R271992PHI: 1987-4-104MLB--
    15Jose VizcainoSS-2B6-1180B-R281989Not draftedMLB--
    47Derek WallaceP6-3215R-R241996CHN: 1992-1-11MLB--
    32Paul WilsonP6-5235R-R231996NYN: 1994-1-1MLB--

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