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Mookie Wilson
Inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame, 1996
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 8 of 982 players
Wilson
William Hayward Wilson
Born: February 9, 1956 at Bamberg, S.C.
Throws: Right Bats: Both
Height: 5.10 Weight: 170

Mookie Wilson has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 51 times, most recently on June 19, 2014.

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Non-playing roles with Mets
  • Coach 1997 - 2002
  • First Base Coach 2011

First Mets game: September 2, 1980
Last Mets game: July 31, 1989

Stepfather/uncle of Preston Wilson





Uniform Numbers:
Uniform
Number
Start DateEnd Date
1September 2, 1980July 31, 1989
51April 1, 1997August 8, 1997
1August 9, 1997September 29, 2002
1April 1, 2011September 28, 2011
1,+51

Mookie Wilson also played for the following team:

Mookie Wilson managed the following Mets farm teams:
Selected by New York Mets organization in second round of free agent draft on June 7, 1977.

Traded by the New York Mets to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for Jeff Musselman and Mike Brady on August 1, 1989.

On disabled list from July 1, 1985 to September 1, 1985 (arthroscopic surgery, right shoulder); from March 30, 1986 to May 9, 1986 (eye injury).

  • Tied Mets season record of 9 Triples in 1982. Record was previously set by Charlie Neal in 1962 and tied by Steve Henderson in 1978 and Frank Taveras in 1979. Set new record in 1984 with 10.
  • Established a Mets season record for Stolen Bases in 1982 with 58. Broken by Roger Cedeņo in 1999 with 66.

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Batting Record with New York Mets
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1980 27 10516265304120190772037.248.352.325
1981 92 328498988314203592241200122.271.372.317
1982 159 639901782595553241022581613236.279.369.314
1983 152 638911762567511831034541621234.276.367.300
1984 154 587881622810105426290246922240.276.409.308
1985 93 337569316862628652024911143.276.424.331
1986 123 3816111017594532572125701164.289.430.345
1987 124 3855811519793435885221621175.299.455.359
1988 112 3786111217584127263215412163.296.431.345
1989 80 2492251101318103471740272.205.289.237
10 years 1116 40275921112170626034224036692162819011131586.276.394.318

League Championship Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1986 6 26230001107010003.115.115.148
1988 4 13220001202001002.154.154.267
2 years 10 39450002309011005.128.128.190

World Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1986 7 26371000116130008.269.308.321
1 year 7 26371000116130008.269.308.321

  • Led National League in at bats with 638 in 1983.
  • Led Mets in games with 159 in 1982. Tied for Mets lead in games with 154 in 1984.
  • Led Mets in at bats with 639 in 1982, with 638 in 1983 and with 587 in 1984.
  • Led Mets in runs with 49 in 1981, with 90 in 1982, with 91 in 1983 and with 88 in 1984.
  • Led Mets in hits with 178 in 1982 and with 176 in 1983.
  • Led Mets in singles with 139 in 1982 and with 138 in 1983.
  • Led Mets in doubles with 25 in 1983. Tied for Mets lead in doubles with 25 in 1982.
  • Led Mets in triples with 8 in 1981, with 9 in 1982, with 10 in 1984, with 8 in 1985, with 7 in 1987 and with 5 in 1988.
  • Led Mets in stolen bases with 24 in 1981, with 58 in 1982, with 54 in 1983 and with 46 in 1984.
  • Led Mets in caught stealing with 12 in 1981, with 16 in 1982 and with 16 in 1983. Tied for Mets lead in caught stealing with 9 in 1984.
  • Led Mets in batting average with .279 in 1982 and with .276 in 1983.
  • Led Mets in on base percentage with .314 in 1982 and with .300 in 1983.
  • Tied for Mets lead in hit by pitch with 2 in 1981 and with 4 in 1983.
  • Led Mets in total bases with 236 in 1982.
  • Led Mets in grounded into double play with 12 in 1988.

Games where Mookie Wilson had 2 or more Home Runs
At Philadelphia (NL) 04/10/88.

Games where Mookie Wilson had 4 or more Hits
vs. Chicago (NL) 09/14/80. vs. Chicago (NL) 05/29/81. vs. St. Louis (NL) 09/20/81. At Los Angeles (NL) 05/04/82.
At Pittsburgh (NL) 09/07/82. At Montreal (NL) 09/16/82. vs. Chicago (NL) 09/17/83. vs. Cincinnati (NL) 07/07/84.
vs. Los Angeles (NL) 05/24/85. vs. Los Angeles (NL) 05/27/85. At San Diego (NL) 05/23/86. vs. San Francisco (NL) 08/28/88.

Games played by position
1980: Center Field 26, Outfield 26, Left Field 1
1981: Outfield 80, Center Field 68, Right Field 10, Left Field 6
1982: Outfield 156, Center Field 156
1983: Center Field 148, Outfield 148
1984: Outfield 146, Center Field 146
1985: Center Field 83, Outfield 83, Left Field 4
1986: Outfield 114, Left Field 78, Center Field 65, Right Field 3
1987: Outfield 111, Center Field 88, Left Field 20, Right Field 14
1988: Outfield 104, Center Field 83, Right Field 18, Left Field 16
1989: Outfield 71, Center Field 44, Right Field 25, Left Field 13

Lineup Analysis
Number of games in each batting order position in games in which Mookie Wilson was in the starting lineup.
Year 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th
1980 2600000000
1981 7600000000
1982 14500000000
1983 130104000000
1984 347110135000
1985 58190000000
1986 56500712000
1987 6320074000
1988 6351015600
1989 3010069200
Totals 681113602265800







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