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1969 New York Mets

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1968 / 1970

100-62, Finished 1st in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Gil Hodges (100-62)
GM: Johnny Murphy (Died 1/14/1970), Farm Dir: Joe McDonald, Scouting Dir: Nelson Burbrink
Scored 632 runs, Allowed 541 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-70

Ballparks: Shea Stadium · Attendance: 2,175,373 (1st of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 99


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1968 / 1970 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name 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
Tommie Agee 26 R R 5' 11" 195 Aug 9, 1942 8 149 141 149 146 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 142 9 146 3 0 5.2
Ken Boswell 23 L R 6' 0" 170 Feb 23, 1946 3 102 91 102 96 0 0 0 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 1.2
Don Cardwell 33 R R 6' 4" 210 Dec 7, 1935 13 30 21 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6
Ed Charles 36 R R 5' 10" 170 Apr 29, 1933 8 61 45 61 52 0 0 0 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0.4
Donn Clendenon 33 R R 6' 4" 209 Jul 15, 1935 9 72 46 72 58 0 0 58 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 22 1 0.4
Kevin Collins 22 L R 6' 1" 180 Aug 4, 1946 4 16 11 16 14 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.0
Jack DiLauro 26 B L 6' 2" 185 Mar 3, 1943 1st 23 4 23 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1
Duffy Dyer 23 R R 6' 0" 187 Aug 15, 1945 2 29 18 29 19 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0.4
Danny Frisella 23 L R 6' 0" 185 Mar 4, 1946 3 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Wayne Garrett 21 L R 5' 11" 175 Dec 3, 1947 1st 124 98 124 120 0 0 0 47 73 9 0 0 0 0 16 0 -0.5
Rod Gaspar 23 B L 5' 11" 165 Apr 3, 1946 1st 118 44 118 91 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 17 64 91 30 9 0.4
Gary Gentry 22 R R 6' 0" 170 Oct 6, 1946 1st 35 35 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2
Jim Gosger 26 L L 5' 11" 185 Nov 6, 1942 6 10 3 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 5 4 2 -0.1
Jerry Grote 26 R R 5' 10" 185 Oct 6, 1942 6 113 100 113 112 0 112 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2.5
Bud Harrelson 25 B R 5' 11" 160 Jun 6, 1944 5 123 115 123 119 0 0 0 0 0 119 0 0 0 0 2 3 2.2
Bob Heise 22 R R 6' 0" 175 May 12, 1947 3 4 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.1
Jesse Hudson 20 L L 6' 2" 165 Jul 22, 1948 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Al Jackson 33 L L 5' 10" 169 Dec 26, 1935 10 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Bob Johnson 26 L R 6' 4" 220 Apr 25, 1943 1st 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Cleon Jones 26 R L 6' 0" 185 Aug 4, 1942 6 137 131 137 133 0 0 15 0 0 0 122 0 0 122 6 0 7.0 $27,000 All-Star
Cal Koonce 28 R R 6' 1" 185 Nov 18, 1940 8 40 0 40 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.4
Jerry Koosman 26 R L 6' 2" 205 Dec 23, 1942 3 32 32 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.9 $30,000 All-Star
Ed Kranepool 24 L L 6' 3" 205 Nov 8, 1944 8 112 97 112 106 0 0 106 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 0 0.1
J.C. Martin 32 L R 6' 2" 188 Dec 13, 1936 11 66 44 66 50 0 48 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 -0.3
Jim McAndrew 25 R R 6' 2" 185 Jan 11, 1944 2 27 21 27 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8
Tug McGraw 24 R L 6' 0" 170 Aug 30, 1944 4 43 4 43 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.5
Amos Otis 22 R R 5' 11" 165 Apr 26, 1947 2 48 20 48 36 0 0 0 0 3 0 16 19 0 35 11 6 -0.6
Bobby Pfeil 25 R R 6' 1" 180 Nov 13, 1943 1st 62 50 62 55 0 0 0 11 49 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0.1
Les Rohr 23 L L 6' 5" 205 Mar 5, 1946 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Nolan Ryan HOF 22 R R 6' 2" 170 Jan 31, 1947 3 25 10 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $12,000
Tom Seaver HOF 24 R R 6' 1" 195 Nov 17, 1944 3 39 35 39 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7.2 $40,000 All-Star
Art Shamsky 27 L L 6' 1" 168 Oct 14, 1941 5 100 83 100 86 0 0 9 0 0 0 16 0 63 78 16 0 1.9
Ron Swoboda 25 R R 6' 2" 195 Jun 30, 1944 5 109 86 109 97 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 78 97 15 1 0.5 $34,000
Ron Taylor 31 R R 6' 1" 195 Dec 13, 1937 8 59 0 59 59 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7
Al Weis 31 B R 6' 0" 160 Apr 2, 1938 8 103 70 103 92 0 0 0 42 1 53 0 0 0 0 3 18 0.1
Name 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.

1968 / 1970 Roster (40-man)