2001 New York Mets Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 82-80
Finished 3rd in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 2,658,330, Avg. 32,819
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Manager: Bobby Valentine (82-80)
Location: New York, New York
2001 New York Mets Statistics
2001 New York Mets Results

The New York Mets of the National League ended the 2001 season with a record of 82 wins and 80 losses, finishing third in the NL's East Division.

The Mets scored 642 runs, worst in the league, and surrendered 713 runs. Mike Piazza walloped 36 home runs for New York, while Edgardo Alfonzo and Robin Ventura added 20 or more, too. Mike Piazza drove in 94 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster with a .300 average. Steve Trachsel, Kevin Appier and Al Leiter led the squad with 11 wins each, and Al Leiter earned a 3.31 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Bobby Valentine coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Benny AgbayaniLFRRDecember 28, 19716'0"225Honolulu, HI USA
Edgardo Alfonzo2BRRNovember 8, 19735'11"210Santa Teresa del Tuy, Mi Venezuela
Kevin AppierPRRDecember 6, 19676'2"180Lancaster, CA USA
Armando BenitezPRRNovember 3, 19726'4"180Ramon Santana, Sa D.R.
Gary BennettPRRApril 17, 19726'0"190Waukegan, IL USA
Darren BraggRFLRSeptember 7, 19695'9"180Waterbury, CT USA
Bruce ChenPLLJune 19, 19776'2"215Panama, Pa Panama
Dennis CookPLLOctober 4, 19626'3"185La Marque, TX USA
Mark CoreyPRRNovember 16, 19746'2"220Coudersport, PA USA
Alex EscobarCFRRSeptember 6, 19786'1"185Valencia, Ca Venezuela
John FrancoPLLSeptember 17, 19605'10"170Brooklyn, NY USA
Dicky GonzalezPRRDecember 21, 19785'10"200Bayamon, P.R.
Darryl HamiltonLFLRDecember 3, 19646'1"180Baton Rouge, LA USA
Lenny HarrisIFLROctober 28, 19645'10"195Miami, FL USA
Brett HinchliffePRRJuly 21, 19746'5"190Detroit, MI USA
Mark Johnson1BLLOctober 17, 19676'4"230Worcester, MA USA
Matt LawtonRFLRNovember 30, 19715'10"180Gulfport, MS USA
Al LeiterPLLOctober 23, 19656'2"200Toms River, NJ USA
Tom MartinPLLMay 21, 19706'1"200Charleston, SC USA
Joe McEwingLFRROctober 19, 19725'10"170Bristol, PA USA
C. J. NitkowskiPLLMarch 9, 19736'2"185Suffern, NY USA
Rey OrdonezSSRRJanuary 11, 19715'9"160La Habana, La Cuba
Jay PaytonCFRRNovember 22, 19725'10"185Zanesville, OH USA
Timo PerezRFLLApril 8, 19755'9"180Bani, Pe D.R.
Jason PhillipsCRRSeptember 27, 19766'1"180La Mesa, CA USA
Mike PiazzaCRRSeptember 4, 19686'3"200Norristown, PA USA
Todd PrattCRRFebruary 9, 19676'3"195Bellevue, NE USA
Rick ReedPRRAugust 16, 19646'0"195Huntington, WV USA
Desi Relaford2BBRSeptember 16, 19735'8"155Valdosta, GA USA
Jerrod RigganPRRMay 16, 19746'3"197Brewster, WA USA
Grant RobertsPRRSeptember 13, 19776'3"205El Cajon, CA USA
Brian RosePRRFebruary 13, 19766'3"215New Bedford, MA USA
Glendon RuschPLLNovember 7, 19746'2"170Seattle, WA USA
Tsuyoshi ShinjoOFRRJanuary 28, 19726'1"185Tsushima, Na Japan
Jorge Toca1BRRJanuary 7, 19716'3"220Remedios, Vi Cuba
Steve TrachselPRROctober 31, 19706'3"185Oxnard, CA USA
Jorge VelandiaSSRRJanuary 12, 19755'9"160Caracas, Di Venezuela
Robin Ventura3BLRJuly 14, 19676'1"185Santa Maria, CA USA
Pete WalkerPRRApril 8, 19696'2"195Beverly, MA USA
Donne WallPRRJuly 11, 19676'1"180Potosi, MO USA
Turk WendellPBRMay 19, 19676'2"185Pittsfield, MA USA
Rick WhitePRRDecember 23, 19686'4"215Springfield, OH USA
Vance WilsonCRRMarch 17, 19735'11"190Mesa, AZ USA
Todd Zeile1BRRSeptember 9, 19656'1"190Van Nuys, CA USA