1987 New York Mets Roster

The 1987 New York Mets team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1987 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 1987 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 1987 New York Mets salary list, a 1987 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 1987 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

6-05
205
Right
Right
1961-12-31
6-07
232
Left
Left
1953-11-06
6-01
190
Right
Left
1963-01-02
6-03
195
Right
Right
1960-08-19
6-02
188
Right
Right
1961-06-09
6-01
230
Left
Left
1962-10-12
6-00
195
Right
Right
1957-06-19
6-03
210
Right
Right
1964-11-16
6-00
170
Right
Right
1962-07-05
6-00
215
Right
Right
1954-03-13
6-01
182
Right
Right
1960-12-21
6-02
195
Right
Right
1965-08-11
6-01
215
Left
Left
1962-09-19
6-01
190
Left
Left
1957-12-17
6-02
205
Left
Right
1957-04-21
6-03
225
Right
Right
1962-09-27
6-02
210
Right
Right
1957-09-26
6-04
200
Left
Left
1960-11-22
6-02
215
Right
Right
1954-04-08
6-01
202
Right
Right
1960-06-03
6-03
190
Right
Right
1952-11-21
5-09
160
Right
Both
1959-09-22
6-02
200
Right
Right
1964-08-03
6-00
195
Left
Left
1953-10-20
6-03
195
Right
Left
1957-07-30
5-11
178
Right
Both
1960-11-29
6-03
200
Right
Left
1962-09-30
5-11
185
Right
Right
1963-06-12
6-00
155
Right
Right
1960-08-11
6-01
165
Right
Right
1958-01-31
6-00
175
Right
Right
1958-07-07
6-00
195
Left
Right
1963-07-19
5-10
167
Left
Left
1963-02-10
6-01
185
Right
Both
1955-03-25
6-01
210
Right
Right
1959-10-16
6-06
200
Left
Left
1962-03-12
5-10
170
Right
Both
1956-02-09
5-10
185
Right
Both
1967-08-01
6-01
228
Right
Right
1961-11-27
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The 1987 New York Mets played 162 games during the regular season, won 92 games, lost 70 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Shea Stadium (Park Factors: 95/93) where 3,034,129 fans witnessed their 1987 Mets finish the season with a .568 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 1987 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 1987 New York Mets salary list, a 1987 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 1987 New York Mets primary starters list:

1987 New York Mets
Salaries

Gary Carter $2,060,714.00
Keith Hernandez $1,800,000.00
Dwight Gooden $1,500,000.00
Darryl Strawberry $1,245,000.00
Ron Darling $1,050,000.00
Jesse Orosco $925,000.00
Mookie Wilson $800,000.00
Bob Ojeda $650,000.00
Kevin McReynolds $625,000.00
Wally Backman $550,000.00
Doug Sisk $330,000.00
Sid Fernandez $308,000.00
Roger McDowell $305,000.00
Howard Johnson $297,500.00
Tim Teufel $277,500.00
Rafael Santana $250,000.00
Lenny Dykstra $202,500.00
Rick Aguilera $195,000.00
Terry Leach $95,000.00
Randy Myers $68,000.00
Mark Carreon $62,500.00
David Cone $62,500.00
Kevin Elster $62,500.00
Jeff Innis $62,500.00
Gregg Jefferies $62,500.00
Barry Lyons $62,500.00
Dave Magadan $62,500.00
Lee Mazzilli $62,500.00
Keith Miller $62,500.00
Randy Milligan $62,500.00
John Mitchell $62,500.00
Al Pedrique $62,500.00
Gene Walter $62,500.00
Tom Edens $60,000.00

Did you know that a 1987 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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