1972 New York Mets Roster

The 1972 New York Mets team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1972 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 1972 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 1972 New York Mets salary list, a 1972 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 1972 New York Mets primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"I love the (New York) crowd. Whenever I need something extra, I look up and there it is." - Tug McGraw
1972 New York Mets


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Complete Roster

5-10
168
Right
Right
1947-10-01
6-00
195
Right
Left
1946-03-04
6-00
183
Right
Right
1946-10-06
6-02
208
Left
Right
1942-12-23
6-03
205
Left
Left
1950-01-19
6-02
185
Right
Right
1944-01-11
6-00
185
Left
Right
1944-08-30
5-11
175
Right
Right
1948-07-07
6-04
200
Right
Right
1949-06-16
5-11
180
Left
Left
1940-12-26
6-01
206
Right
Right
1944-11-17
6-03
190
Left
Right
1948-10-14
6-02
195
Right
Right
1942-04-18
6-03
175
Right
Right
1950-05-21
6-00
195
Right
Right
1945-08-15
5-10
190
Right
Right
1942-10-06
6-00
190
Right
Left
1951-05-12
5-10
160
Right
Right
1947-04-28
6-02
205
Right
Right
1939-08-21
6-00
172
Right
Left
1946-02-23
6-01
190
Right
Right
1942-04-04
5-11
183
Right
Left
1947-12-03
5-11
160
Right
Both
1944-06-06
6-03
215
Left
Left
1944-11-08
6-00
165
Right
Right
1947-12-10
6-01
190
Right
Both
1946-03-27
5-11
195
Right
Right
1942-08-09
6-01
185
Right
Right
1948-11-16
6-00
200
Left
Right
1942-08-04
6-01
190
Right
Left
1943-01-14
5-11
180
Right
Right
1931-05-06
6-00
185
Left
Left
1949-12-28
5-10
200
Left
Left
1949-06-18
6-02
200
Right
Left
1944-04-01


The 1972 New York Mets played 156 games during the regular season, won 83 games, lost 73 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at Shea Stadium (Park Factors: 97/97) where 2,134,185 fans witnessed their 1972 Mets finish the season with a .532 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 1972 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 1972 New York Mets salary list, a 1972 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 1972 New York Mets primary starters list:


1972 New York Mets
Salaries

Tom Seaver $120,000.00
Rusty Staub $90,000.00
Jim Fregosi $80,000.00
Tug McGraw $50,000.00
Jon Matlack $25,500.00
John Milner $17,500.00
Lute Barnes $13,500.00
Buzz Capra $13,500.00
Ted Martinez $13,500.00
Tommy Moore $13,500.00
Joe Nolan $13,500.00
Dave Schneck $13,500.00
Brent Strom $13,500.00
Hank Webb $13,500.00
Bob Rauch $6,000.00

Did you know that a 1972 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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