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Dwight Gooden
Inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame, 2010
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 3 of 984 players
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Dwight Eugene Gooden
Born: November 16, 1964 at Tampa, Fla.
Throws: Right Bats: Right
Height: 6.03 Weight: 198

Dwight Gooden has been the most popular Ultimate Mets Database daily lookup 213 times, most recently on September 11, 2014.

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First Mets game: April 7, 1984
Last Mets game: June 24, 1994

Uncle of Gary Sheffield





Winner of National League Rookie of the Year award, 1984. (New York Mets)
Winner of National League Pitcher of the Month award, September 1984, September 1985, April 1986, September 1990. (New York Mets)
Winner of National League Player of the Week award, July 8, 1984, September 9, 1984, August 4, 1985, September 22, 1985, April 14, 1991. (New York Mets)
Winner of National League Cy Young award, 1985. (New York Mets)
Named Pitcher on the National League Silver Slugger team, 1992. (New York Mets)

Uniform Number:16
Dwight Gooden also played for the following teams:
Selected by New York Mets organization in first round (fifth pick overall) of free agent draft on June 7, 1982.

Signed with New York Yankees as a free agent on February 20, 1996.

On disabled list from April 1, 1987 to June 5, 1987 (medical counseling program); from July 2, 1989 to September 2, 1989 (small tear back of the shoulder).

  • Established a Mets season record for Shutouts in 1985 with 8.

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Batting Record with New York Mets
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1984 31 705140003101400010214.200.200.205
1985 35 931121201950150009026.226.280.265
1986 33 8157010420161001309.086.111.119
1987 25 6441400041090005114.219.219.227
1988 34 90816101910180009120.178.222.185
1989 19 401830010070003111.200.275.195
1990 35 754141119201520014120.187.267.225
1991 27 6371530160090118021.238.333.238
1992 33 72819311910160004027.264.375.274
1993 30 70514222900110006026.200.371.200
1994 7 12120002001000402.167.167.167
11 years 309 73059144155765130131311856190.197.260.213

League Championship Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1986 2 5000000002000000.000.000.000
1988 3 5010000002000001.200.200.200
2 years 5 10010000004000001.100.100.100

World Series Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1986 1 2110000000000001.500.500.500
1 year 1 2110000000000001.500.500.500

All-Star Game Record
Year GABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1984 1 0000000000000000.000.000.000
1986 1 0000000000000000.000.000.000
1988 1 0000000000000000.000.000.000
3 years 3 0000000000000000.000.000.000

  • Led Mets in sacrifice hits with 10 in 1984 and with 14 in 1990. Tied for Mets lead in sacrifice hits with 9 in 1988.

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1984 Dwight Gooden






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