2002 New York Mets Roster

The 2002 New York Mets team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2002 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 2002 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 2002 New York Mets salary list, a 2002 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 2002 New York Mets primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"This is the most depressing season I've experienced in the minor leagues or the majors. We came into spring training with all sorts of expectations and we came up short of all our goals." - Al Leiter
2002 New York Mets


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Complete Roster

6-02
190
Right
Right
1969-11-28
6-03
190
Left
Left
1977-11-11
6-04
180
Right
Right
1972-11-03
6-00
175
Left
Left
1978-10-26
6-02
215
Left
Left
1977-06-19
6-02
220
Right
Right
1974-11-16
6-07
250
Right
Right
1975-12-27
6-03
194
Right
Right
1975-06-25
6-02
185
Left
Both
1973-02-18
5-10
195
Left
Left
1976-08-25
6-04
206
Left
Both
1965-09-22
6-00
185
Left
Right
1972-04-11
6-02
195
Right
Right
1965-09-15
6-03
220
Left
Left
1965-10-23
6-03
215
Right
Right
1975-06-26
6-02
202
Right
Right
1965-03-11
6-03
205
Right
Right
1977-09-13
6-00
225
Right
Right
1977-05-24
6-05
245
Right
Right
1980-08-23
5-11
180
Right
Right
1976-04-26
6-03
175
Right
Right
1973-10-01
6-04
205
Right
Right
1970-10-31
6-02
195
Right
Right
1969-04-08
6-03
250
Right
Right
1976-05-15
6-03
205
Right
Right
1969-09-25
6-01
180
Right
Right
1976-09-27
6-03
215
Right
Right
1968-09-04
5-11
190
Right
Right
1973-03-17
5-11
210
Right
Right
1973-11-08
6-00
190
Right
Both
1968-02-05
6-04
230
Left
Left
1967-10-17
5-09
160
Right
Right
1971-01-11
5-10
185
Right
Right
1975-10-30
6-00
180
Right
Right
1967-02-18
6-01
275
Right
Left
1967-12-15
6-00
215
Right
Right
1977-10-11
6-00
190
Right
Left
1969-04-15
6-01
165
Right
Both
1974-08-16
5-11
180
Left
Left
1975-08-14
6-02
195
Right
Right
1973-04-18
5-09
190
Right
Right
1973-12-27
6-00
195
Right
Right
1972-07-11
5-11
170
Right
Right
1972-10-19
5-10
185
Right
Right
1972-11-22
5-09
167
Left
Left
1975-04-08
5-10
175
Right
Right
1976-06-07
6-01
205
Right
Left
1970-12-09
6-03
210
Right
Both
1974-08-25


The 2002 New York Mets played 161 games during the regular season, won 75 games, lost 86 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Shea Stadium (Park Factors: 94/95) where 2,804,838 fans witnessed their 2002 Mets finish the season with a .466 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 2002 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 2002 New York Mets salary list, a 2002 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 2002 New York Mets primary starters list:


2002 New York Mets
Salaries

Mo Vaughn $12,166,667.00
Mike Piazza $10,571,429.00
Al Leiter $9,250,000.00
Roberto Alomar $7,939,664.00
Jeromy Burnitz $7,166,667.00
Rey Ordonez $6,250,000.00
Edgardo Alfonzo $6,200,000.00
Shawn Estes $6,200,000.00
Armando Benitez $5,812,500.00
Steve Trachsel $4,300,000.00
Pedro Astacio $4,000,000.00
Roger Cedeno $2,375,000.00
Jeff D'Amico $1,840,000.00
David Weathers $1,833,333.00
Mark Guthrie $1,800,000.00
Joe McEwing $750,000.00
John Valentin $550,000.00
Satoru Komiyama $500,000.00
Mark Johnson $475,000.00
Jay Payton $362,500.00
Bruce Chen $300,000.00
Gary Matthews $237,500.00
Kane Davis $235,000.00
Vance Wilson $222,500.00
Grant Roberts $212,500.00
Mike Bacsik $200,000.00
Jaime Cerda $200,000.00
Brady Clark $200,000.00
Mark Corey $200,000.00
Pedro Feliciano $200,000.00
Raul Gonzalez $200,000.00
Jason Middlebrook $200,000.00
Timo Perez $200,000.00
Jason Phillips $200,000.00
Marco Scutaro $200,000.00
Jae Weong Seo $200,000.00
Esix Snead $200,000.00
Pat Strange $200,000.00
Tyler Walker $200,000.00
Ty Wigginton $200,000.00


2002 New York Mets
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 2002 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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