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1976 New York Mets

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1975 / 1977

86-76, Finished 3rd in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Frazier (86-76)
GM: Joe McDonald, Farm Dir: Pete Gebrian
Scored 615 runs, Allowed 538 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-71

Ballparks: Shea Stadium · Attendance: 1,468,754 (4th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 93, Pitching - 93 · one-year: Batting - 91, Pitching - 90

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1975 / 1977 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
Bob Apodaca 26 R R 5' 11" 170 Jan 31, 1950 4 43 3 43 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.6
Benny Ayala 25 R R 6' 1" 185 Feb 7, 1951 2 22 4 22 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 7 16 1 -0.4
Billy Baldwin 28 L L 6' 0" 175 Jun 9, 1948 2 9 5 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 5 4 0 0.2
Rick Baldwin 23 L R 6' 3" 180 Jun 1, 1953 2 11 0 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Bruce Boisclair 23 L L 6' 2" 185 Dec 9, 1952 2 110 60 110 87 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 40 19 96 24 9 1.2
Leon Brown 27 R R 6' 0" 185 Nov 16, 1948 1st 64 14 64 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 29 6 43 9 23 -0.3
Jim Dwyer 26 L L 5' 10" 165 Jun 3, 1950 4 11 2 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 0 -0.2
Nino Espinosa 22 R R 6' 1" 192 Aug 15, 1953 3 12 5 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Leo Foster 25 R R 5' 11" 165 Feb 2, 1951 4 24 16 24 19 0 0 0 3 9 7 0 0 0 0 2 6 0.5
Wayne Garrett 28 L R 5' 11" 175 Dec 3, 1947 8 80 67 80 75 0 0 0 10 64 1 0 0 0 0 11 0 1.6
Jerry Grote 33 R R 5' 10" 185 Oct 6, 1942 13 101 89 101 96 0 95 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 11 0 1.6
Tom Hall 28 L L 6' 0" 150 Nov 23, 1947 9 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Bud Harrelson 32 B R 5' 11" 160 Jun 6, 1944 12 118 113 118 117 0 0 0 0 0 117 0 0 0 0 1 3 2.0
Jack Heidemann 26 R R 6' 0" 175 Jul 11, 1949 7 5 3 5 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.3
Ron Hodges 27 L R 6' 1" 185 Jun 22, 1949 4 56 46 56 52 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1.2
Dave Kingman 27 R R 6' 6" 210 Dec 21, 1948 6 123 120 123 120 0 0 16 0 0 0 5 0 106 111 3 0 2.5 $90,000 All-Star
Jay Kleven 26 R R 6' 2" 190 Dec 2, 1949 1st 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.0
Jerry Koosman 33 R L 6' 2" 205 Dec 23, 1942 10 34 32 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.0 $100,000
Ed Kranepool 31 L L 6' 3" 205 Nov 8, 1944 15 123 106 123 113 0 0 86 0 0 0 23 0 8 31 13 0 2.0
Skip Lockwood 29 R R 6' 1" 175 Aug 17, 1946 9 56 0 56 56 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8
Mickey Lolich 35 B L 6' 1" 170 Sep 12, 1940 14 31 30 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 $125,000
Pepe Mangual 24 R R 5' 10" 157 May 23, 1952 5 41 25 41 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 21 6 39 2 8 0.1
Jon Matlack 26 L L 6' 3" 205 Jan 19, 1950 6 35 35 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.0 All-Star
Lee Mazzilli 21 B R 6' 1" 180 Mar 25, 1955 1st 24 20 24 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 21 0 23 3 0 -0.1
Felix Millan 32 R R 5' 11" 172 Aug 21, 1943 11 139 133 139 136 0 0 0 136 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2.7
John Milner 26 L L 6' 0" 185 Dec 28, 1949 6 127 115 127 117 0 0 12 0 0 0 112 0 0 112 12 0 3.4
Bob Myrick 23 R L 6' 1" 195 Oct 1, 1952 1st 21 1 21 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Mike Phillips 25 L R 6' 0" 170 Aug 19, 1950 4 87 64 87 76 0 0 0 19 10 54 0 0 0 0 13 3 1.9
Ken Sanders 34 R R 5' 11" 168 Jul 8, 1941 10 31 0 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Tom Seaver HOF 31 R R 6' 1" 195 Nov 17, 1944 10 35 34 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.3 $225,000 All-Star
Roy Staiger 26 R R 6' 0" 195 Jan 6, 1950 2 95 87 95 94 0 0 0 0 93 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.5
John Stearns 24 R R 6' 0" 185 Aug 21, 1951 3 32 28 32 30 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1.3
Craig Swan 25 R R 6' 3" 215 Nov 30, 1950 4 23 22 23 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Joe Torre HOF 35 R R 6' 2" 212 Jul 18, 1940 17 114 72 114 82 0 0 79 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 1.6 $105,000
Del Unser 31 L L 6' 1" 180 Dec 9, 1944 9 77 73 77 77 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 75 0 77 1 1 0.1
Mike Vail 24 R R 6' 1" 180 Nov 10, 1951 2 53 34 53 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 33 35 19 0 -1.1
Hank Webb 26 R R 6' 3" 175 May 21, 1950 5 8 0 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -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.

1975 / 1977 Roster (40-man)