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New York Mets

SPORTS FRANCHISE

National League Eastern Division, founded 1962 in Queens. League champions in 1969, 1973, 1986, and 2000. World Series winners in 1969 and 1986.

Official Website:
http://www.mets.com/

Location:
Queens, NY

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Manny Acta
Baseball
11-Jan-1969   Manager, Cleveland Indians
Rick Aguilera
Baseball
31-Dec-1961   Former MLB Pitcher, Minnesota Twins
Roberto Alomar
Baseball
5-Feb-1968   Hall of Fame second baseman
Richie Ashburn
Baseball
19-Mar-1927 9-Sep-1997 MLB Hall of Fame Whiz Kid
Wally Backman
Baseball
22-Sep-1959   Hitter for the New York Mets, 1980-88
Mike Bacsik
Baseball
11-Nov-1977   Pitched 756th to Barry Bonds
Billy Beane
Baseball
29-Mar-1962   General Manager, Oakland A's
Carlos Beltran
Baseball
24-Apr-1977   Outfielder, St. Louis Cardinals
Yogi Berra
Baseball
12-May-1925   New York Yankee malapropist
Bruce Bochy
Baseball
16-Apr-1955   Manager, San Francisco Giants
Bobby Bonilla
Baseball
23-Feb-1963   NY Mets right fielder
Larry Bowa
Baseball
6-Dec-1945   MLB Manager, Coach
John Candelaria
Baseball
6-Nov-1953   Candyman, MLB pitcher
Gary Carter
Baseball
8-Apr-1954 16-Feb-2012 MLB catcher, Hall-of-Famer
Vince Coleman
Baseball
22-Sep-1960   St. Louis Cardinal, base stealer
Ron Darling
Baseball
19-Aug-1960   Commentator, New York Mets
Lenny Dykstra
Baseball
10-Feb-1963   Philadelphia Phillies Outfielder
Dock Ellis
Baseball
11-Mar-1945 19-Dec-2008 Pitched a no-hitter on LSD
Jim Fregosi
Baseball
4-Apr-1942   Former MLB Manager
Ron Gardenhire
Baseball
24-Oct-1957   Manager, Minnesota Twins
Bob Geren
Baseball
22-Sep-1961   Former Manager, Oakland A's
John Gibbons
Baseball
8-Jun-1962   Manager, Toronto Blue Jays, 2004-08
Tom Glavine
Baseball
25-Mar-1966   Pitcher, Atlanta Braves
Dwight Gooden
Baseball
16-Nov-1964   Pitcher, New York Mets
Shawn Green
Baseball
10-Nov-1972   New York Mets
Rickey Henderson
Baseball
25-Dec-1958   Man of Steal
Keith Hernandez
Baseball
20-Oct-1953   Mets first baseman
Orel Hershiser
Baseball
16-Sep-1958   Bulldog
Gil Hodges
Baseball
4-Apr-1924 2-Apr-1972 Eight-time All-Star
Clint Hurdle
Baseball
30-Jul-1957   Manager, Pittsburgh Pirates
Davey Johnson
Baseball
30-Jan-1943   Manager, Washington Nationals
Cory Lidle
Baseball
22-Mar-1972 11-Oct-2006 Yankees pitcher flew his plane into a high rise
Bill Maher
Talk Show Host
20-Jan-1956   Politically Incorrect
Pedro Martinez
Baseball
25-Oct-1971   Retired Red Sox pitcher
Willie Mays
Baseball
6-May-1931   Baseball Hall of Famer
Tug McGraw
Baseball
30-Aug-1944 5-Jan-2004 Pitcher for Mets, Phillies
Eddie Murray
Baseball
24-Feb-1956   Eight-time All-Star Hall of Famer
Mike Piazza
Baseball
4-Sep-1968   Mets catcher
Jimmy Piersall
Baseball
14-Nov-1929   Crazy center fielder
Willie Randolph
Baseball
6-Jul-1954   Manager, New York Mets, 2005-08
Jose Reyes
Baseball
11-Jun-1983   Major League shortstop
Nolan Ryan
Baseball
31-Jan-1947   Pitched seven no-hitters
Bret Saberhagen
Baseball
11-Apr-1964   Two-time Cy Young winner
Tom Seaver
Baseball
17-Nov-1944   Three-time Cy Young Award winner
Duke Snider
Baseball
19-Sep-1926 27-Feb-2011 Dodgers Hall of Famer
Warren Spahn
Baseball
23-Apr-1921 24-Nov-2003 Winner of 1957 Cy Young Award
Rusty Staub
Baseball
1-Apr-1944   2716 career hits
Casey Stengel
Baseball
30-Jul-1890 29-Sep-1975 The Old Perfesser
Darryl Strawberry
Baseball
12-Mar-1962   Troubled former baseball player
Joe Torre
Baseball
18-Jul-1940   MLB EVP for Baseball Operations
Bobby Valentine
Baseball
13-May-1950   Manager, Boston Red Sox
Fred Wilpon
Business
c. 1936   New York Mets owner
David Wright
Baseball
20-Dec-1982   3rd Base, New York Mets
Don Zimmer
Baseball
17-Jan-1931   Red Sox, Padres, Cubs, manager


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