1987 New York Mets Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 92-70
Finished 2nd in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 3,027,121, Avg. 38,318
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Manager: Davey Johnson (92-70)
Location: New York, New York
1987 New York Mets Statistics
1987 New York Mets Results

The New York Mets of the National League ended the 1987 season with a record of 92 wins and 70 losses, finishing second in the NL's East Division.

The Mets scored 823 runs, best in the league. New York conceded 698 runs. Darryl Strawberry walloped 39 home runs for the squad, while Gary Carter, Keith Hernandez, Howard Johnson and Kevin McReynolds each added 20 or more also. Darryl Strawberry recorded 104 runs batted in. Keith Hernandez paced all regular hitters with a .290 average. Dwight Gooden topped the team with 15 wins and a team-best 3.21 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Davey Johnson coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Rick AguileraPRRDecember 31, 19616'4"195San Gabriel, CA USA
Bill AlmonSSRRNovember 21, 19526'3"180Providence, RI USA
Wally Backman2BBRSeptember 22, 19595'9"160Hillsboro, OR USA
John CandelariaPLLNovember 6, 19536'7"230New York, NY USA
Mark CarreonLFRLJuly 19, 19636'0"170Chicago, IL USA
Gary CarterCRRApril 8, 19546'2"205Culver City, CA USA
David ConePLRJanuary 2, 19636'1"180Kansas City, MO USA
Ron DarlingPRRAugust 19, 19606'3"195Honolulu, HI USA
Lenny DykstraCFLLFebruary 10, 19635'10"160Santa Ana, CA USA
Tom EdensPRRJune 9, 19616'3"185Ontario, OR USA
Kevin ElsterSSRRAugust 3, 19646'2"180San Pedro, CA USA
Sid FernandezPLLOctober 12, 19626'1"220Honolulu, HI USA
Bob GibsonPRRJune 19, 19576'0"195Philadelphia, PA USA
Dwight GoodenPRRNovember 16, 19646'2"190Tampa, FL USA
Keith Hernandez1BLLOctober 20, 19536'0"180San Francisco, CA USA
Clint Hurdle1BLRJuly 30, 19576'3"195Big Rapids, MI USA
Jeff InnisPRRJuly 5, 19626'1"170Decatur, IL USA
Gregg JefferiesPBRAugust 1, 19675'11"175Burlingame, CA USA
Howard Johnson3BBRNovember 29, 19605'11"178Clearwater, FL USA
Terry LeachPRRMarch 13, 19546'0"215Selma, AL USA
Barry LyonsCRRJune 3, 19606'1"205Biloxi, MS USA
Dave Magadan3BLRSeptember 30, 19626'3"190Tampa, FL USA
Lee MazzilliOFBRMarch 25, 19556'1"180New York, NY USA
Roger McDowellPRRDecember 21, 19606'1"175Cincinnati, OH USA
Kevin McReynoldsLFRROctober 16, 19596'0"205Little Rock, AR USA
Keith Miller2BRRJune 12, 19635'11"175Midland, MI USA
Randy MilliganPRRNovember 27, 19616'2"200San Diego, CA USA
John MitchellPRRAugust 11, 19656'2"165Dickson, TN USA
Randy MyersPLLSeptember 19, 19626'1"190Vancouver, WA USA
Bob OjedaPLLDecember 17, 19576'1"185Los Angeles, CA USA
Jesse OroscoPRLApril 21, 19576'2"174Santa Barbara, CA USA
Al PedriqueSSRRAugust 11, 19606'0"155Valencia, Ca Venezuela
Rafael SantanaSSRRJanuary 31, 19586'1"165La Romana, La D.R.
Don SchulzePRRSeptember 27, 19626'3"215Roselle, IL USA
Doug SiskPRRSeptember 26, 19576'2"210Renton, WA USA
Darryl StrawberryRFLLMarch 12, 19626'6"190Los Angeles, CA USA
Tim Teufel2BRRJuly 7, 19586'0"175Greenwich, CT USA
Gene WalterPLLNovember 22, 19606'4"200Chicago, IL USA
Mookie WilsonCFBRFebruary 9, 19565'10"170Bamberg, SC USA