List of New York Mets owners and executives

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The New York Mets are a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in Queens, in New York City, New York. They play in the National League East division. In the team's history (1962-), the Mets have employed 12 general managers (GMs).[1] The GM controls player transactions, hiring and firing of the coaching staff, and negotiates with players and agents regarding contracts.[2] The longest-tenured GM is Frank Cashen, who held the position for 11 years (1980–1990).[1]

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Elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (‡ denotes induction as manager)[3]
Member of the New York Mets Hall of Fame[4]


General managers[edit]

A man wearing a suit stands on a baseball field.
Sandy Alderson, current general manager of the Mets
#[a] Name Seasons Ref
1 Weiss, GeorgeGeorge Weissठ19621966 [1]
2 Devine, BingBing Devine 1967 [1]
3 Murphy, JohnnyJohnny Murphy§ 19681969 [1]
4 Scheffing, BobBob Scheffing 19701974 [1]
5 McDonald, JoeJoe McDonald 19751979 [1]
6 Cashen, FrankFrank Cashen§ 19801991 [1]
7 Harazin, AlAl Harazin 19921993 [1]
8 McIlvaine, JoeJoe McIlvaine 19941997 [1]
9 Phillips, SteveSteve Phillips 1997 [1]
Cashen, FrankFrank Cashen (Interim) 1998 [1]
Phillips, SteveSteve Phillips 19982003 [1]
10 Duquette, JimJim Duquette 2004 [1]
11 Minaya, OmarOmar Minaya 20052010 [1]
Ricco, JohnJohn Ricco (Interim) 2010 [1]
12 Alderson, SandySandy Alderson 2010–present [1]

Other executives[edit]


  • a #: A running total of the number of Mets' GMs. Thus, any GM who has two or more separate terms is only counted once.
  • Assistant GM John Ricco served as interim GM following the dismissal of Minaya on October 4, 2010. He returned to Asst. GM on October 29, when Alderson was hired.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Executive Database". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-06-28. 
  2. ^ Schwarz, Alan (December 21, 2005). "2005 General Manager Roundtable". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-06-28. 
  3. ^ "Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2009-09-07. 
  4. ^ "Mets Hall of Fame". New York Mets. Retrieved 2009-09-07. 
  5. ^ Bill Maher buys minority share of New York Mets; ESPN.

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