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Dwight Gooden
Inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame, 2010
Ultimate Mets Database popularity ranking: 3 of 982 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 212 times, most recently on July 3, 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.

Minor League Pitching Record
YearTeamGIPWLPct.HRERHRSOBBGSCGShOSvERA
1982Kingsport (Rookie)965.2540.5565334181662594202.47
1982Little Falls (A)213.0010.0001166218320004.15
1983Lynchburg (A)27191.01940.8261215853113001122710602.50
1987Lynchburg (A)14.0000.00020003210000.00
1987Tidewater (AAA)422.0301.0002075024941002.05
1994Binghamton (AA)15.0101.00020004110000.00
1994Norfolk (AAA)13.0000.00000004110000.00

Minor League Batting Record
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSBCSSHSFTBAvg.Slg.OBP
1982Kingsport (Rookie)101000000000000000.000.000.000
1987Lynchburg (A)11000000000000000.000.000.000
1987Tidewater (AAA)45010000102000001.200.200.333
Dwight Gooden played for the following teams in the Mets organization:
  • Little Falls Mets 1982; Kingsport Mets 1982; Lynchburg Mets 1983; Tidewater Tides 1987; Lynchburg Mets 1987; Norfolk Tides 1994; Binghamton Mets 1994

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