1966 New York Mets Roster

The 1966 New York Mets team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1966 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1966 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 1966 New York Mets salary list, a 1966 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 1966 New York Mets primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-01
195
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Left
1941-06-12
6-02
203
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Right
1941-09-11
5-11
188
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Right
1936-12-03
6-02
215
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1939-03-04
6-00
190
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1930-11-24
6-01
176
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1944-12-19
6-05
210
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1934-08-04
6-00
200
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Right
1938-12-25
6-00
160
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Left
1945-09-25
6-00
185
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1944-08-30
6-00
195
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Left
1937-06-19
5-11
175
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Right
1941-09-20
6-00
185
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1938-07-19
6-01
175
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Right
1941-07-12
6-02
195
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Right
1947-01-31
5-11
175
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Right
1943-11-04
6-02
195
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Right
1933-06-29
6-04
169
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Right
1941-11-14
6-03
195
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Right
1936-01-09
5-09
165
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Left
1937-08-25
210
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Right
1945-12-14
5-10
190
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Right
1942-10-06
5-11
180
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Left
1941-04-13
6-02
190
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Right
1939-04-03
6-02
200
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Right
1931-05-20
6-01
175
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Right
1932-05-02
5-11
160
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Both
1944-06-06
5-11
170
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Left
1934-10-01
6-00
186
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Right
1941-02-23
6-03
215
Left
Left
1944-11-08
5-11
170
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Right
1929-07-17
6-04
212
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Right
1932-11-07
6-02
200
Left
Left
1938-03-05
6-00
180
Right
Right
1942-08-25
6-04
205
Right
Right
1937-05-10
6-00
200
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Right
1942-08-04
6-01
189
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Left
1939-08-10
5-11
180
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Left
1939-03-13
6-01
190
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Right
1944-05-07
5-11
190
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Right
1942-01-11
6-02
205
Right
Right
1944-06-30
5-11
180
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Left
1939-10-15
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The 1966 New York Mets played 161 games during the regular season, won 66 games, lost 95 games, and finished in ninth position. They played their home games at Shea Stadium (Park Factors: 98/101) where 1,932,693 fans witnessed their 1966 Mets finish the season with a .410 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1966 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 1966 New York Mets salary list, a 1966 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 1966 New York Mets primary starters list:

1966 New York Mets
Salaries

Ken Boyer $65,000.00
Dick Stuart $46,000.00
Ron Hunt $25,000.00
Hawk Taylor $20,000.00
Jim Hickman $18,000.00
Ed Kranepool $16,000.00
Johnny Lewis $15,000.00
Jack Hamilton $14,000.00
Dick Selma $7,000.00
Bill Hepler $4,800.00
Nolan Ryan $3,600.00

Did you know that a 1966 New York Mets Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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