The 20 Greatest New York Mets of All-Time

The New York Mets franchise has existed since 1962. For the entirety of their existence, they have played in the National League. During their history, they have been known exclusively as the New York Mets. The Mets franchise has won two World Series titles (1969 & 1986) and over 4,300 games.

Eligibility for position players requires 1,500 plate appearances, starting pitchers require 100 games started, and relief pitchers require 300 innings pitched.

  1. Tom Seaver
    • Age: 22 – 32, 38
    • Years: 1967 – 1977, 1983
    • Position(s): SP

    Tom Seaver
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    79.33 74 401 395 198 124 2.57 3045.1 171 44 1 953 870 847 2541 20.8% 1.08

  2. David Wright
    • Age: 21 – 33, 35
    • Years: 2004 – 2016, 2018
    • Position(s): 3B

    David Wright
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    49.9 133 1585 6870 5998 949 1777 390 26 242 970 196 762 1292 .296 .376 .490 .867

  3. Darryl Strawberry
    • Age: 21 – 28
    • Years: 1983 – 1990
    • Position(s): RF

    Darryl Strawberry
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    36.48 143 1109 4549 3903 662 1025 187 30 252 733 191 580 960 .263 .358 .519 .878

  4. Dwight Gooden
    • Age: 19 – 29
    • Years: 1984 – 1994
    • Position(s): SP

    Dwight Gooden
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    41.62 86 305 303 157 85 3.10 2169.2 67 23 1 823 747 651 1875 21.1% 1.17

  5. Carlos Beltran
    • Age: 28 – 34
    • Years: 2005 – 2011
    • Position(s): CF, RF

    Carlos Beltran
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    31.27 127 839 3640 3133 551 878 208 17 149 559 100 449 545 .280 .368 .500 .868

  6. Keith Hernandez
    • Age: 29 – 35
    • Years: 1983 – 1989
    • Position(s): 1B

    Keith Hernandez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    26.46 132 880 3684 3164 455 939 159 10 80 468 17 471 459 .297 .387 .429 .816

  7. Jerry Koosman
    • Age: 24 – 35
    • Years: 1967 – 1978
    • Position(s): SP

    Jerry Koosman
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    39.5 89 376 346 140 137 3.09 2544.2 108 26 5 994 875 820 1799 17.1% 1.22

  8. Jacob deGrom
    • Age: 26 – 30
    • Years: 2014 – 2018
    • Position(s): SP

    Jacob deGrom
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    25.56 70 139 139 55 41 2.67 897.2 3 1 0 291 266 222 1000 27.9% 1.07

  9. Mike Piazza
    • Age: 29 – 36
    • Years: 1998 – 2005
    • Position(s): C, 1B

    Mike Piazza
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    24.49 134 972 3941 3478 532 1028 193 2 220 655 7 424 546 .296 .372 .541 .914

  10. John Olerud
    • Age: 28 – 30
    • Years: 1997 – 1999
    • Position(s): 1B

    John Olerud
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    17.22 146 476 2018 1662 288 524 109 5 63 291 5 306 206 .315 .425 .500 .925

  11. Al Leiter
    • Age: 32 – 38
    • Years: 1998 – 2004
    • Position(s): SP

    Al Leiter
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    28.03 81 213 213 95 67 3.42 1360 10 7 0 574 517 546 1106 19.2% 1.30

  12. Edgardo Alfonzo
    • Age: 21 – 28
    • Years: 1995 – 2002
    • Position(s): 2B, 3B

    Edgardo Alfonzo
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    29.54 115 1086 4449 3897 614 1136 212 14 120 538 45 458 498 .292 .364 .445 .810

  13. Jon Matlack
    • Age: 21 – 27
    • Years: 1971 – 1977
    • Position(s): SP

    Jon Matlack
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    26.64 87 203 199 82 81 3.03 1448 65 26 0 557 488 419 1023 17.2% 1.20

  14. Howard Johnson
    • Age: 24 – 32
    • Years: 1985 – 1993
    • Position(s): 3B, SS, CF

    Howard Johnson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    21.93 122 1154 4591 3968 627 997 214 18 192 629 202 556 827 .251 .341 .459 .800

  15. Sid Fernandez
    • Age: 21 – 30
    • Years: 1984 – 1993
    • Position(s): SP

    Sid Fernandez
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    27.66 88 255 250 98 78 3.14 1584.2 23 9 1 601 553 596 1449 22.4% 1.11

  16. Jose Reyes
    • Age: 20 – 28, 33 – 35
    • Years: 2003 – 2011, 2016 – 2018
    • Position(s): SS, 3B, 2B

    Jose Reyes
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    26.95 103 1365 5931 5437 885 1534 272 113 108 521 408 428 676 .282 .332 .433 .765

  17. Cleon Jones
    • Age: 20, 22 – 32
    • Years: 1963, 1965 – 1975
    • Position(s): LF, CF, RF

    Cleon Jones
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    18.08 112 1201 4683 4223 563 1188 182 33 93 521 91 355 697 .281 .337 .406 .743

  18. Johan Santana
    • Age: 29 – 31, 33
    • Years: 2008 – 2010, 2012
    • Position(s): SP

    Johan Santana
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    15.18 80 109 109 46 34 3.18 717 9 6 0 273 253 203 607 20.4% 1.20

  19. David Cone
    • Age: 24 – 29, 40
    • Years: 1987 – 1992, 2003
    • Position(s): SP

    David Cone
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    19.48 88 187 169 81 51 3.13 1209.1 34 15 1 472 421 431 1172 23.4% 1.19

  20. Dave Magadan
    • Age: 23 – 29
    • Years: 1986 – 1992
    • Position(s): 1B, 3B

    Dave Magadan
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    14.03 126 701 2483 2088 275 610 110 11 21 254 5 347 248 .292 .388 .385 .773

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