1991 New York Mets
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Fred Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday, Jr.
General manager(s)Frank Cashen
Manager(s)Bud Harrelson, Mike Cubbage
Local televisionWWOR-TV/SportsChannel New York
(Ralph Kiner, Tim McCarver, Fran Healy, Rusty Staub, Don Criqui)
Local radioWFAN
(Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen, Charlie Slowes)
WSKQ-FM (Spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa, Renato Morffi)
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The 1991 New York Mets season was the 30th regular season for the Mets. They went 77-84 and finished fifth in the National League East for their first losing season since 1983. They were managed by Bud Harrelson and Mike Cubbage. They played home games at Shea Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Howard Johnson set the Mets record for most RBIs in one season with 117.

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 98 64 0.605 52–32 46–32
St. Louis Cardinals 84 78 0.519 14 52–32 32–46
Philadelphia Phillies 78 84 0.481 20 47–36 31–48
Chicago Cubs 77 83 0.481 20 46–37 31–46
New York Mets 77 84 0.478 20½ 40–42 37–42
Montreal Expos 71 90 0.441 26½ 33–35 38–55

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 6–6 11–7 13–5 7–11 5–7 9–3 5–7 9–3 11–7 9–9 9–3
Chicago 6–6 4–8 9–3 2–10 10–7 11–6 8–10 7–11 4–8 6–6 10–8
Cincinnati 7–11 8–4 9–9 6–12 6–6 5–7 9–3 2–10 8–10 10–8 4–8
Houston 5–13 3–9 9–9 8–10 2–10 7–5 7–5 4–8 6–12 9–9 5–7
Los Angeles 11–7 10–2 12–6 10–8 5–7 7–5 7–5 7–5 10–8 8–10 6–6
Montreal 7–5 7–10 6–6 10–2 7–5 4–14 4–14 6–12 6–6 7–5 7–11
New York 3–9 6–11 7–5 5–7 5–7 14–4 11–7 6–12 7–5 6–6 7–11
Philadelphia 7-5 10–8 3–9 5–7 5–7 14–4 7–11 6–12 9–3 6–6 6–12
Pittsburgh 3–9 11–7 10–2 8–4 5–7 12–6 12–6 12–6 7–5 7–5 11–7
San Diego 7–11 8–4 10–8 12–6 8–10 6–6 5–7 3–9 5–7 11–7 9–3
San Francisco 9–9 6–6 8–10 9–9 10–8 5–7 6–6 6–6 5–7 7–11 4–8
St. Louis 3–9 8–10 8–4 7–5 6–6 11–7 11–7 12–6 7–11 3–9 8–4


Notable transactions

Roster

1991 New York Mets
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Rick Cerone 90 227 62 .273 2 16
1B Dave Magadan 124 418 108 .258 4 51
2B Gregg Jefferies 136 486 132 .272 9 62
3B Howard Johnson 156 564 146 .259 38 117
SS Kevin Elster 115 348 84 .241 6 36
LF Kevin McReynolds 143 522 135 .259 16 74
CF Vince Coleman 72 278 71 .255 1 17
RF Hubie Brooks 103 357 85 .238 16 50

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Keith Miller 98 275 77 .280 4 23
Daryl Boston 137 255 70 .275 4 21
Mark Carreon 106 254 66 .260 4 21
Mackey Sasser 96 228 62 .272 5 35
Garry Templeton 80 219 50 .228 2 20
Charlie O'Brien 69 168 31 .185 2 14
Tom Herr 70 155 30 .194 1 14
Chris Donnels 37 89 20 .225 0 5
Todd Hundley 21 60 8 .133 1 7
Jeff Gardner 13 37 6 .162 0 1
Tim Teufel 20 34 4 .118 1 2
Terry McDaniel 23 29 6 .207 0 2
Chuck Carr 12 11 2 .182 0 1
Kelvin Torve 10 8 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
David Cone 34 232.2 14 14 3.29 241
Frank Viola 35 231.1 13 15 3.97 132
Dwight Gooden 27 190.0 13 7 3.60 150
Ron Darling 17 102.1 5 6 3.87 58
Anthony Young 10 49.1 2 5 3.10 20
Sid Fernandez 8 44.0 1 3 2.86 31

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Wally Whitehurst 36 133.1 7 12 4.19 87
Pete Schourek 35 86.1 5 4 4.27 67
Tony Castillo 10 23.2 1 0 1.90 10

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Jeff Innis 69 0 2 0 2.66 47
John Franco 52 5 9 30 2.93 45
Alejandro Peña 44 6 1 4 2.71 49
Doug Simons 42 2 3 1 5.19 38
Tim Burke 35 3 3 1 2.75 34
Terry Bross 8 0 0 0 1.80 5
Rich Sauveur 6 0 0 0 10.80 4
Blaine Beatty 5 0 0 0 2.79 7
Julio Valera 2 0 0 0 0.00 3

Awards and honors

League leaders

All-Stars

Frank Viola, Howard Johnson 1991 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tidewater Tides International League Steve Swisher
AA Williamsport Bills Eastern League Clint Hurdle
A St. Lucie Mets Florida State League John Tamargo
A Columbia Mets South Atlantic League Tim Blackwell
A-Short Season Pittsfield Mets New York–Penn League Jim Thrift
Rookie Kingsport Mets Appalachian League Andre David
Rookie GCL Mets Gulf Coast League Junior Roman

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Columbia[8]

References

  1. ^ "Chris Jelic: Career Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved March 14, 2018.
  2. ^ Bob Ojeda page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Rick Cerone page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Alex Diaz page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Bill Pulsipher page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Jason Isringhausen page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Ron Darling page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007