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1999 New York Mets (MLB)

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W-L Record: 97-66 .595
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 853-711 + 142
Manager(s): Bobby Valentine
General Manager: Steve Phillips
Location: New York, New York
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Payroll: $ 71,331,425 6/30
Attendance: 2,726,008 12/30
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Braves)
Top Draft Pick: Neal Musser (#73) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Al Jackson
Bench Coach: Bruce Benedict
Bullpen Coach: Randy Niemann
First Base Coach: Mookie Wilson
Hitting Coach: Mickey Brantley
Hitting Coach: Tom Robson
Pitching Coach: Dave Wallace
Pitching Coach: Bob Apodaca
Third Base Coach: Cookie Rojas

#1 Draft Picks

Shawon Dunston (#1), Robin Ventura (#10), Brian McRae (#17), Terrence Long (#20), Allen Watson (#21), Jay Payton (#29), Jermaine Allensworth (#34), Bobby Jones (#36)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10359.636--
9766.5956.5
7785.47526.0
6894.42035.0
6498.39539.0
Full League 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 1999 New York Mets season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    50Benny AgbayaniLF-RF5-11225R-R271998NYN: 1993-30-836MLB--
    13Edgardo Alfonzo3B-2B5-11187R-R251995UDFAMLB--
    46Jermaine AllensworthCF6-0190R-R271996PIT: 1993-1-34MLB--
    43Rigo BeltranP5-11185L-L291997SLN: 1991-26-676MLB--
    49Armando BenitezP6-4229R-R261994UDFAMLB--
    25Bobby Bonilla3B-RF6-3240B-R361986UDFAMLB--
    19Roger CedenoRF-LF6-1205B-R241995UDFAMLB--
    27Dennis CookP6-3190L-L361988SFN: 1985-18-446MLB--
    29Octavio DotelP6-0175R-R231999UDFAMLB-Retired
    12Shawon DunstonSS6-1180R-R361985CHN: 1982-1-1MLB--
    45John FrancoP5-10185L-L381984LAN: 1981-5-125MLB--
    15Matt Franco1B-3B6-2200L-R291995CHN: 1987-7-166MLB--
    18Darryl HamiltonCF-RF6-1192L-R341988MIL: 1986-11-269MLB--
    24Rickey HendersonLF-OF5-10190R-L401979OAK: 1976-4-96MLB--
    55Orel HershiserP6-3192R-R401983LAN: 1979-17-440MLB--
    44Jason IsringhausenP6-3210R-R261995NYN: 1991-44-1157MLB-Free Agent
    28Bobby JonesP6-4225R-R291993NYN: 1991-1-36MLB--
    33Mike KinkadeLF-1B6-1210R-R261998MIL: 1995-9-236MLB--
    22Al LeiterP6-3220L-L331987NYA: 1984-2-50MLB--
    26Terrence LongCF-LF6-1190L-L231999NYN: 1994-1-20MLB--
    17Luis LopezSS-2B5-11166B-R281993UDFAMLB--
    23Pat MahomesP6-4212R-R281992MIN: 1988-6-155MLB--
    39Josias ManzanilloP6-0190R-R311991UDFAMLB--
    34Chuck McElroyP6-0205L-L311989PHI: 1986-8-192MLB--
    36Greg McMichaelP6-3215R-R321993CLE: 1988-7-163MLB--
    56Brian McRaeCF6-0195B-R311990KCA: 1985-1-17MLB--
    6Melvin Mora3B5-10180R-R271999UDFAMLB--
    48Dan MurrayP6-1195R-R251999NYN: 1995-10-273MLB--
    5John Olerud1B6-5220L-L301989TOR: 1989-3-79MLB--
    10Rey OrdonezSS5-9159R-R261996UDFAMLB--
    44Jay PaytonCF-LF5-10185R-R261998NYN: 1994-1-29MLB--
    31Mike PiazzaC6-3215R-R301992LAN: 1988-62-1390MLB--
    7Todd PrattC6-3230R-R321992BOS: 1985-6-153MLB--
    35Rick ReedP6-1195R-R331988PIT: 1986-26-644MLB--
    73Kenny RogersP6-1205L-L341989TEX: 1982-39-815MLB--
    48Glendon RuschP6-1200L-L241997KCA: 1993-17-469MLB--
    38Jeff TamP6-1202R-R281998UDFAMLB--
    26Billy TaylorP6-8235R-R371994TEX: 1980-2-39MLB--
    30Jorge Toca1B-LF6-3220R-R241999UDFAMLB--
    4Robin Ventura3B6-1198L-R311989CHA: 1988-1-10MLB--
    30Allen WatsonP6-1212L-L281993SLN: 1991-1-21MLB--
    99Turk WendellP6-2205L-R321993UDFAMLB--
    21Masato YoshiiP6-2210R-R341998UDFAMLB--


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