The 20 Greatest New York Mets of All-Time

Updated 03/02/2020

Eligibility for position players requires 1,500 plate appearances, starting pitchers require 75 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. Jacob deGrom
    • Age: 26 – 31
    • Years: 2014 – 2019
    • Position(s): SP

    Jacob deGrom
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    28.7 68 171 171 66 49 2.62 1101.2 3 1 0 350 321 266 1255 28.6% 1.05

  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. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  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. 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

  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. 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

  16. 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

  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. 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

  19. 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

  20. Lenny Dykstra
    • Age: 22 – 26
    • Years: 1985 – 1989
    • Position(s): CF

    Lenny Dykstra
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    16.5 118 544 1908 1686 287 469 104 17 30 153 116 181 204 .278 .348 .413 .761

2 comments

  • Mike Piazza, the second Met in the Hall Of Fame is number nine? Dave Magadan? Really? Ahead of Gary Carter, Rusty Staub, Tommie Agee, Ed Kranepool? Puh-leeze!

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  • U gotta be kidding! No Darling, Carter, staub, grote …..u have no idea of Met history…been a fan since 63…

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