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2001 New York Mets season

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General manager  Steve Phillips
Owner  Fred Wilpon
Local radios  WFAN, WADO
Start date  2001
Manager  Bobby Valentine
Local televisions  WPIX, MSG Plus
2001 New York Mets season
Similar  2000 New York Mets season, 1999 New York Mets season, 1997 New York Mets season, 1996 New York Mets season, 1993 New York Mets season

The New York Mets' 2001 season was the 40th regular season for the Mets. They went 82-80 and finished 3rd in the NL East. They were managed by Bobby Valentine. They played home games at Shea Stadium.

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Offseason

  • December 6, 2000: Turk Wendell was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.
  • December 11, 2000: Tsuyoshi Shinjo was purchased by the New York Mets from the Hanshin Tigers (Japan Central).
  • January 5, 2001: Jorge Velandia was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.
  • Regular season

    The Mets played the first game in New York after the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11. The game was played on September 21 and it was a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves.

    Opening Day starters

  • Edgardo Alfonzo
  • Kevin Appier
  • Darryl Hamilton
  • Rey Ordóñez
  • Jay Payton
  • Mike Piazza
  • Tsuyoshi Shinjo
  • Robin Ventura
  • Todd Zeile
  • Notable transactions

  • May 9, 2001: Doug Linton was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.
  • June 5, 2001: David Wright was drafted by the New York Mets in the 1st round (38th pick) of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed July 12, 2001.
  • July 23, 2001: Todd Pratt was traded by the New York Mets to the Philadelphia Phillies for Gary Bennett.
  • July 25, 2001: Doug Linton was purchased by the LG Twins of Korea from the New York Mets.
  • July 27, 2001: Turk Wendell was traded by the New York Mets with Dennis Cook to the Philadelphia Phillies for Bruce Chen and Adam Walker (minors).
  • July 30, 2001: Rick Reed was traded by the New York Mets to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Lawton.
  • Batting

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

    Other pitchers

    Relief pitchers

    Awards and honors

  • John Franco, Lou Gehrig Award
  • Farm system

    LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Brooklyn

    References

    2001 New York Mets season Wikipedia


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