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(Bob Murphy, Gary Thorne, Juan Alicea (SP))
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The New York Mets' 1985 season was the 24th regular season for the Mets. They went 98-64 and finished 2nd in the NL East. They were managed by Davey Johnson. They played home games at Shea Stadium.
December 3, 1984: Lou Thornton was drafted from the Mets by the Toronto Blue Jays in the rule 5 draft.
December 10, 1984: Hubie Brooks, Mike Fitzgerald, Herm Winningham, and Floyd Youmans was traded by the Mets to the Montreal Expos for Gary Carter.
January 3, 1985: Rusty Staub was signed as a free agent by the Mets.
January 18, 1985: The Mets traded Tim Leary to the Milwaukee Brewers as part of a 4-team trade. The Kansas City Royals sent Frank Wills to the Mets. The Texas Rangers traded Danny Darwin and a player to be named later to the Brewers. The Brewers sent Jim Sundberg to the Royals. The Royals sent Don Slaught to the Rangers. The Rangers completed the deal by sending Bill Nance (minors) to the Brewers on January 30.
Gary Carter led the Mets in HR and RBI.
July 4, 1985: Keith Hernandez hit for the cycle in a 16-13 game that lasted 19 innings vs. the Atlanta Braves.
July 11, 1985: Nolan Ryan got the 4000th strikeout of his career by striking out Mets player Danny Heep.
July 20, 1985: Darryl Strawberry had 7 RBIs in a game versus the Atlanta Braves.
Wally Backman, Second Base
Gary Carter, Catcher
George Foster, Outfield
Dwight Gooden, Pitcher
Keith Hernandez, First Base
Howard Johnson, Third Base
Rafael Santana, Shortstop
Darryl Strawberry, Outfield
Mookie Wilson, Outfield
June 3, 1985: Gordon Dillard was drafted by the Mets in the 2nd round of the 1985 Major League Baseball draft (Secondary Phase), but did not sign.
1985 New York Mets season Wikipedia
Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games Played; GS = Games Started; CG = Complete Games; SHO = Shutouts; IP = Innings Pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = StrikeoutsDwight Gooden, Associated Press Athlete of the Year
Dwight Gooden, National League Cy Young Award Winner
Dwight Gooden, National League Pitching Triple Crown
Dwight Gooden, The Sporting News Pitcher of the Year
Keith Hernandez, National League First Base Gold Glove
Gary Carter, National League Catcher Silver Slugger
Keith Hernandez – Player of the Month, July 1985
Keith Hernandez – Hernandez set a major league record for game-winning runs batted in (24) in 1985
Gary Carter – Player of the Month, September 1985
Rafael Santana – Led NL Shortstops in Putouts (301)
All-Star GameDarryl Strawberry, Right field, Starter
Gary Carter, Catcher
Ron Darling, Pitcher
Dwight Gooden, Pitcher (Injured, did not play)
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tidewater, Jackson