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.
- 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 Ordonez
- Jay Payton
- Mike Piazza
- Tsuyoshi Shinjo
- Robin Ventura
- Todd Zeile
Season standings 
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 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).
Player stats 
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Other batters 
Starting pitchers 
Other pitchers 
Relief pitchers 
Awards and honors 
Farm system 
LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Brooklyn
- ^ a b http://www.baseball-reference.com/w/wendetu01.shtml
- ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/shinjts01.shtml
- ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/v/velanjo01.shtml
- ^ a b Rubin, Adam (May 2, 2011). "Phillies crowd erupts in 'U-S-A' cheers". ESPNNewYork.com. Archived from the original on 15 June 2011. Retrieved May 2, 2011.
- ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=2001&t=NYN
- ^ a b http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/lintodo01.shtml
- ^ David Wright Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
External links