1999 NEW YORK METS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Queens,NY
Team Record:  97-66   .595
Result:   2nd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Valentine
General Manager:   Steve Phillips
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Attendance:  2,726,008
Payroll:  $71,331,425
Playoffs:  Lost NLCS (Braves)

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Orel Hershiser (40)
Youngest Player:  Terrence Long (23)
Longest Tenure:  John Franco (10)
Top Hitter:  Edgardo Alfonzo (12)
Top Pitcher:  Al Leiter (22)
Top Draft Pick:  Neal Musser (#73)

Roster Continuity:  64.23%
Top Prospect:   Alex Escobar
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Atlanta10359.636--
NY Mets9766.5956.5
Philadelphia7785.47526.0
Montreal6894.42035.0
Florida6498.39539.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
50Benny AgbayaniLF-RFMLB5-11225RightRight12/28/197127Honolulu,Hawaii199330836NYN

13Edgardo Alfonzo3B-2BMLB5-11187RightRight11/8/197325Santa Teresa,Venezuela1991UDFA NYN
46Jermaine AllensworthCFMLB6-0190RightRight1/11/197227Anderson,Indiana1993134PIT
43Rigo BeltranPMLB5-11185LeftLeft11/13/196929Tijuana,Mexico199126676SLN
49Armando BenitezPMLB6-4229RightRight11/3/197226Ramon Santana,Dominican Republic1990UDFA BAL
25Bobby Bonilla3B-RFMLB6-3240BothRight2/23/196336New York,New York1981UDFA PIT
19Roger CedenoRF-LFMLB6-1205BothRight8/16/197424Valencia,Venezuela1991UDFA LAN
27Dennis CookPMLB6-3190LeftLeft10/4/196236La Marque,Texas198518446SFN
29Octavio DotelPMLB6-0175RightRight11/25/197523Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1993UDFA NYN
12Shawon DunstonSSMLB6-1180RightRight3/21/196336Brooklyn,New York198211CHN
45John FrancoPMLB5-10185LeftLeft9/17/196038Brooklyn,New York19815125LAN
15Matt Franco1B-3BMLB6-2200LeftRight8/19/196929Santa Monica,California19877166CHN
18Darryl HamiltonCF-RFMLB6-1192LeftRight12/3/196434Baton Rouge,Louisiana198611269MIL
24Rickey HendersonLF-OFMLB5-10190RightLeft12/25/195840Chicago,Illinois1976496OAK
55Orel HershiserPMLB6-3192RightRight9/16/195840Buffalo,New York197917440LAN
44Jason IsringhausenPMLB6-3210RightRight9/7/197226Brighton,Illinois1991441157NYN
28Bobby JonesPMLB6-4225RightRight2/10/197029Fresno,California1991136NYN
33Mike KinkadeLF-1BMLB6-1210RightRight5/6/197326Livonia,Michigan19959236MIL
22Al LeiterPMLB6-3220LeftLeft10/23/196533Toms River,New Jersey1984250NYA
26Terrence LongCF-LFMLB6-1190LeftLeft2/29/197623Montgomery,Alabama1994120NYN
17Luis LopezSS-2BMLB5-11166BothRight9/4/197028Cidra,Puerto Rico1987UDFA SDN
23Pat MahomesPMLB6-4212RightRight8/9/197028Bryan,Texas19886155MIN
39Josias ManzanilloPMLB6-0190RightRight10/16/196731San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1983UDFA BOS
34Chuck McElroyPMLB6-0205LeftLeft10/1/196731Port Arthur,Texas19868192PHI
36Greg McMichaelPMLB6-3215RightRight12/1/196632Knoxville,Tennessee19887163CLE
56Brian McRaeCFMLB6-0195BothRight8/27/196731Bradenton,Florida1985117KCA
6Melvin Mora3BMLB5-10180RightRight2/2/197227Aqua Negar,Venezuela1991UDFA HOU
48Dan MurrayPMLB6-1195RightRight11/21/197325Los Alamitos,California199510273NYN
5John Olerud1BMLB6-5220LeftLeft8/5/196830Seattle,Washington1989379TOR
10Rey OrdonezSSMLB5-9159RightRight11/11/197226Havana,Cuba1993UDFA NYN
44Jay PaytonCF-LFMLB5-10185RightRight11/22/197226Zanesville,Ohio1994129NYN
31Mike PiazzaCMLB6-3215RightRight9/4/196830Norristown,Pennsylvania1988621390LAN
7Todd PrattCMLB6-3230RightRight2/9/196732Bellevue,Nebraska19856153BOS
35Rick ReedPMLB6-1195RightRight8/16/196533Huntington,West Virginia198626644PIT
73Kenny RogersPMLB6-1205LeftLeft11/10/196434Plant City,Florida198239815TEX
48Glendon RuschPMLB6-1200LeftLeft11/7/197424Seattle,Washington199317469KCA
38Jeff TamPMLB6-1202RightRight8/19/197028Fullerton,California1993UDFA NYN
26Billy TaylorPMLB6-8235RightRight10/16/196137Monticello,Florida1980239TEX
30Jorge Toca1B-LFMLB6-3220RightRight1/7/197524Villa Clara,Cuba1998UDFA NYN
4Robin Ventura3BMLB6-1198LeftRight7/14/196731Santa Maria,California1988110CHA
30Allen WatsonPMLB6-1212LeftLeft11/8/197028New York,New York1991121SLN
99Turk WendellPMLB6-2205LeftRight5/19/196732Pittsfield,Massachusetts1989UDFA ATL
21Masato YoshiiPMLB6-2210RightRight4/20/196534Osaka,Japan1998UDFA NYN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Bob ApodacaPitching Coach 
Bruce BenedictBench Coach 
Quincy BoydScout 
Mickey BrantleyHitting Coach 
Larry ChaseScout 
Gary CohenBroadcaster 
Ed ColemanBroadcaster 
Joe DellicarriScout 
Bobby FloydMinor League Field Coordinator 
Tim FoliMinor League infield/Baserunning Coordinator 
Fran HealyBroadcaster 
Al JacksonAssistant Coach 
Ralph KinerBroadcaster 
Gary LaRocqueScout 
David LottsfeldtScout 
Matt LoughlinBroadcaster 
Gregorio MachadoScout 
Omar MinayaScout 
Bob MinorScout 
Joe MorlanScout 
Bob MurphyBroadcaster 
Randy NiemannBullpen Coach 
Steve PhillipsGeneral Manager 
Tom RobsonHitting Coach 
Cookie RojasThird Base Coach 
Howie RoseBroadcaster 
Bob RossiScout 
Tom SeaverBroadcaster 
John StearnsAdvance Scout 
Tim TeufelScout 
Gary ThorneBroadcaster 
Eddy ToledoScout 
Bobby ValentineManager 
Dave WallacePitching Coach 
Mookie WilsonFirst Base Coach 


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