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1964 New York Mets

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1963 / 1965

53-109, Finished 10th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Casey Stengel (53-109)
GM: George Weiss
Scored 569 runs, Allowed 776 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 59-103

Ballparks: Shea Stadium · Attendance: 1,732,597 (2nd of 10)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 94, Pitching - 97

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1963 / 1965 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
George Altman 31 L R 6' 4" 200 Mar 20, 1933 6 124 105 124 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 95 0 14 109 19 0 0.2
Craig Anderson 25 R R 6' 2" 205 Jul 1, 1938 4 4 1 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Ed Bauta 29 R R 6' 3" 200 Jan 6, 1935 5 8 0 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Larry Bearnarth 22 R R 6' 2" 203 Sep 11, 1941 2 44 1 44 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Larry Burright 26 R R 5' 11" 170 Jul 10, 1937 3 3 2 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Chris Cannizzaro 26 R R 6' 0" 190 May 3, 1938 5 60 47 60 53 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 1.6
Joe Christopher 28 R R 5' 10" 175 Dec 13, 1935 6 154 141 154 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 10 129 145 9 1 2.8 $10,000
Galen Cisco 28 R R 6' 0" 200 Mar 7, 1936 4 36 25 36 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8
Steve Dillon 21 L L 5' 10" 160 Mar 20, 1943 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Larry Elliot 26 L L 6' 2" 200 Mar 5, 1938 3 80 59 80 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 58 4 63 19 1 1.0
Jack Fisher 25 R R 6' 2" 215 Mar 4, 1939 6 40 34 40 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 $16,000
Jesse Gonder 28 L R 5' 10" 180 Jan 20, 1936 5 131 82 131 98 0 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 0 1.4
Wayne Graham 28 R R 6' 0" 200 Apr 6, 1936 2 20 5 20 11 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 -0.4
Tim Harkness 26 L L 6' 2" 182 Dec 23, 1937 4 39 27 39 32 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0.5
Jim Hickman 27 R R 6' 3" 192 May 10, 1937 3 139 98 139 114 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 89 19 113 34 0 1.4
Jerry Hinsley 19 R R 5' 11" 165 Apr 9, 1945 1st 9 2 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Jay Hook 27 L R 6' 2" 182 Nov 18, 1936 8 3 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $14,000
Ron Hunt 23 R R 6' 0" 186 Feb 23, 1941 2 127 120 127 121 0 0 0 109 12 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 3.2 $12,000 All-Star
Willard Hunter 30 R L 6' 2" 180 Mar 8, 1934 2 41 0 41 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Al Jackson 28 L L 5' 10" 169 Dec 26, 1935 5 50 31 50 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0.7 $16,000
Rod Kanehl 30 R R 6' 1" 180 Apr 1, 1934 3 98 58 98 78 0 0 2 34 19 0 2 23 0 25 15 10 -0.1
Bobby Klaus 26 R R 5' 10" 170 Dec 27, 1937 1st 56 52 56 53 0 0 0 25 27 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 0.8
Ed Kranepool 19 L L 6' 3" 205 Nov 8, 1944 3 119 108 119 110 0 0 104 0 0 0 0 1 5 6 10 0 1.1 $9,500
Gary Kroll 22 R R 6' 6" 220 Jul 8, 1941 1st 8 2 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Frank Lary 34 R R 5' 11" 175 Apr 10, 1930 11 13 8 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $30,000
Ron Locke 22 R L 5' 11" 168 Apr 4, 1942 1st 25 3 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Roy McMillan 34 R R 5' 11" 170 Jul 17, 1929 14 113 111 113 111 0 0 0 0 0 111 0 0 0 0 2 0 -1.3 $35,000
Al Moran 25 R R 6' 1" 190 Dec 5, 1938 2 16 8 16 16 0 0 0 0 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Tom Parsons 24 R R 6' 7" 210 Sep 13, 1939 2 4 2 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Dennis Ribant 22 R R 5' 11" 165 Sep 20, 1941 1st 17 7 17 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 -0.1
Amado Samuel 25 R R 6' 1" 170 Dec 6, 1938 3 53 41 53 51 0 0 0 3 18 34 0 0 0 0 2 1 -1.0
Charley Smith 26 R R 6' 1" 170 Sep 15, 1937 5 127 116 127 123 0 0 0 0 85 36 13 0 0 13 7 1 0.8
Dick Smith 25 R R 6' 2" 205 May 17, 1939 2 46 19 46 30 0 0 18 0 0 0 11 1 1 13 8 14 -0.1
Tracy Stallard 26 R R 6' 5" 204 Aug 31, 1937 5 36 34 36 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3
John Stephenson 23 L R 5' 11" 180 Apr 13, 1941 1st 37 8 37 22 0 0 0 0 14 0 5 3 0 8 24 0 -0.7
Tom Sturdivant 34 L R 6' 0" 170 Apr 28, 1930 10 16 0 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Darrell Sutherland 22 R R 6' 4" 169 Nov 14, 1941 1st 10 4 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9
Hawk Taylor 25 R R 6' 1" 187 Apr 3, 1939 6 92 49 92 61 0 45 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 16 35 0 -0.2
Frank Thomas 35 R R 6' 3" 200 Jun 11, 1929 14 60 48 60 50 0 0 19 0 2 0 31 0 0 31 12 0 0.2
Bill Wakefield 23 R R 6' 0" 175 May 24, 1941 1st 62 4 62 62 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8
Carl Willey 33 R R 6' 0" 175 Jun 6, 1931 7 14 3 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $18,000
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1963 / 1965 Roster (40-man)