1987 New York Mets season

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1987 New York Mets
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Fred Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday, Jr.
General manager(s)Frank Cashen
Manager(s)Davey Johnson
Local televisionWOR-TV/SportsChannel New York
(Ralph Kiner, Steve Zabriskie, Tim McCarver, Fran Healy, Rusty Staub)
Local radioWHN
(Bob Murphy, Gary Thorne)
WJIT (spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)
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1987 New York Mets
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Fred Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday, Jr.
General manager(s)Frank Cashen
Manager(s)Davey Johnson
Local televisionWOR-TV/SportsChannel New York
(Ralph Kiner, Steve Zabriskie, Tim McCarver, Fran Healy, Rusty Staub)
Local radioWHN
(Bob Murphy, Gary Thorne)
WJIT (spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa)
Previous season     Next season

The New York Mets' 1987 season was the 26th regular season for the Mets. They went 92-70 and finished 2nd in the NL East, and became the sixth straight team to enter the season as the defending World Series champions and miss the playoffs entirely. They were managed by Davey Johnson. The team played home games at Shea Stadium.

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Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

NL EastWLPct.GB
St. Louis Cardinals9567.586--
New York Mets9270.5683
Montreal Expos9171.5624
Philadelphia Phillies8082.49415
Pittsburgh Pirates8082.49415
Chicago Cubs7685.47218.5

Milestones[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1987 New York Mets
Roster
PitchersCatchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager
  •  5 Davey Johnson

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

PosPlayerGABHAvg.HRRBI
CGary Carter139523123.2352083
1BKeith Hernandez154587170.2901889
2BWally Backman9430075.250123
3BHoward Johnson157554147.2653699
SSRafael Santana139439112.255544
LFKevin McReynolds151590163.2762995
CFLenny Dykstra132431123.2851043
RFDarryl Strawberry154532151.28439104

Other batters[edit]

PlayerGABHAvg.HRRBI

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

PlayerGIPWLERASO
John Mitchell20111.2364.1157

Other pitchers[edit]

PlayerGIPWLERASO
Don Schulze521.2126.235

Relief pitchers[edit]

PlayerGWLSVERASO

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

LevelTeamLeagueManager
AAATidewater TidesInternational LeagueMike Cubbage
AAJackson MetsTexas LeagueTucker Ashford
ALynchburg MetsCarolina LeagueJohn Tamargo
AColumbia MetsSouth Atlantic LeagueButch Hobson
Short-Season ALittle Falls MetsNew York-Penn LeagueRich Miller
RookieKingsport MetsAppalachian LeagueBobby Floyd

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ron Gardenhire page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Heathcliff Slocumb page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Stan Jefferson page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Doug Gwosdz page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Clint Hurdle page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ David Cone page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/1987/06/02/style/spider-man-to-wed-model.html
  8. ^ Don Schulze page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Todd Hundley page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/h/hillmer01.shtml
  11. ^ Anthony Young page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ John Candelaria page at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]