1986 New York Mets Roster

The 1986 New York Mets team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1986 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 1986 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 1986 New York Mets salary list, a 1986 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 1986 New York Mets primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1986 New York Mets

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Complete Roster

6-05
205
Right
Right
1961-12-31
6-00
175
Right
Right
1956-11-29
6-03
215
Right
Right
1954-08-21
6-03
195
Right
Right
1960-08-19
6-01
230
Left
Left
1962-10-12
6-03
210
Right
Right
1964-11-16
6-00
215
Right
Right
1954-03-13
6-06
230
Right
Right
1956-02-25
6-01
182
Right
Right
1960-12-21
6-02
195
Right
Right
1965-08-11
6-01
215
Left
Left
1962-09-19
6-04
200
Left
Left
1955-11-15
6-01
190
Left
Left
1957-12-17
6-02
205
Left
Right
1957-04-21
6-02
210
Right
Right
1957-09-26
6-02
215
Right
Right
1954-04-08
5-11
187
Right
Right
1962-06-08
6-03
215
Right
Right
1960-08-23
6-01
202
Right
Right
1960-06-03
5-09
160
Right
Both
1959-09-22
5-11
175
Left
Left
1953-03-19
6-02
200
Right
Right
1964-08-03
6-00
195
Left
Left
1953-10-20
5-11
178
Right
Both
1960-11-29
6-02
190
Right
Right
1952-12-28
6-03
200
Right
Left
1962-09-30
6-01
165
Right
Right
1958-01-31
6-00
175
Right
Right
1958-07-07
5-10
167
Left
Left
1963-02-10
6-01
185
Right
Right
1948-12-01
5-11
185
Left
Left
1957-07-03
5-11
175
Right
Both
1962-12-04
6-01
185
Right
Both
1955-03-25
5-11
210
Right
Right
1962-01-13
6-06
200
Left
Left
1962-03-12
5-10
170
Right
Both
1956-02-09
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The 1986 New York Mets played 162 games during the regular season, won 108 games, lost 54 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Shea Stadium (Park Factors: 97/95) where 2,767,601 fans witnessed their 1986 Mets finish the season with a .667 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 1986 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 1986 New York Mets salary list, a 1986 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 1986 New York Mets primary starters list:

1986 New York Mets
Salaries

George Foster $2,800,000.00
Gary Carter $2,160,714.00
Keith Hernandez $1,650,000.00
Dwight Gooden $1,320,000.00
Darryl Strawberry $945,000.00
Jesse Orosco $825,000.00
Mookie Wilson $700,000.00
Ray Knight $645,000.00
Bob Ojeda $550,000.00
Ed Lynch $530,000.00
Ron Darling $440,000.00
Danny Heep $350,000.00
Wally Backman $325,000.00
Doug Sisk $275,000.00
Rafael Santana $235,000.00
Howard Johnson $227,500.00
Tim Corcoran $220,000.00
Sid Fernandez $200,000.00
Tim Teufel $200,000.00
Roger McDowell $185,000.00
Rick Aguilera $130,000.00
Lenny Dykstra $92,500.00
Randy Niemann $83,000.00
John Gibbons $65,000.00
Rick Anderson $60,000.00
Kevin Elster $60,000.00
Ed Hearn $60,000.00
Stan Jefferson $60,000.00
Barry Lyons $60,000.00
Dave Magadan $60,000.00
Lee Mazzilli $60,000.00
John Mitchell $60,000.00
Kevin Mitchell $60,000.00
Randy Myers $60,000.00

Did you know that a 1986 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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