The New York Mets Hall of Heroes
Inductions by Year

You will undoubtedly notice that each year ending in a "9" has a flood of inductees.
That is because the end of each decade sees the naming of decade leaders and All-Decade Teams.
Throughout the course of each decade, though, there are possibly new inductees each year,
on the basis of being Hitters or Pitchers of the Year, or by being a championship manager,
or by being an otherwise-excluded inductee to the official New York Mets Hall of Fame.

Lest you think that this list is overbalanced in the 1960s, remember that several players
who would have qualified in the 1970s had already been enshrined by that point by virtue of
previously having been inducted in the 1960s; the same applies for every following decade, of course.
There was also a significant bump in the early 1980s, due to the creation of
the official New York Mets Hall of Fame, which enshrined many members who
did not qualify under the statistical guidelines of the New York Mets Hall of Heroes.

The 1880s New York Metropolitans appear beneath the modern lists.

1960s  (41 members)

 

1962

Al Jackson
Frank Thomas

 

 

1963

Ron Hunt
Carl Willey

 

 

1964

Joe Christopher
Galen Cisco

 

 

1965

Jack Fisher
Johnny Lewis

 

 

1966

Ed Kranepool
Dennis Ribant

 

 

1967

Tommy Davis
Tom Seaver

 

 

1968

Ed Charles
Cleon Jones
Jerry Koosman

 

 

1969

Tommie Agee
Richie Ashburn
Larry Bearnarth
Ken Boyer
Don Cardwell
Elio Chacon
Donn Clendenon
Roger Craig
Jesse Gonder
Jerry Grote
Jack Hamilton
Bud Harrelson
Jim Hickman
Gil Hodges
Jay Hook
Cal Koonce
Felix Mantilla
Tug McGraw
Charlie Neal
Nolan Ryan
Dick Selma
Art Shamsky
Tracy Stallard
Ron Swoboda
Ron Taylor
Marv Throneberry

 

 

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1970s  (25 members)

1970

No new inductees

1971

No new inductees

1972

Duffy Dyer
Jon Matlack
John Milner

1973

Yogi Berra
Rusty Staub

1974

No new inductees

1975

Del Unser

1976

No new inductees

1977

Nino Espinosa
Len Randle

1978

Lee Mazzilli
John Stearns
Craig Swan

1979

Neil Allen
Bob Apodaca
Ken Boswell
Dan Frisella
Wayne Garrett
Gary Gentry
Steve Henderson
Dave Kingman
Kevin Kobel
Skip Lockwood
Jim McAndrew
Felix Millan
Ray Sadecki
Joel Youngblood

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1980s  (40 members)

1980

Doug Flynn
Pat Zachry

1981

Pete Falcone
Joan Payson
Casey Stengel

1982

George Weiss

1983

Keith Hernandez
Johnny Murphy
Jesse Orosco
Bill Shea
Darryl Strawberry

1984

Dwight Gooden
Ralph Kiner
Bob Murphy
Lindsey Nelson

1985

No new inductees

1986

Lenny Dykstra
Davey Johnson
Bob Ojeda

1987

No new inductees

1988

Rick Aguilera
David Cone

1989

Wally Backman
Hubie Brooks
Gary Carter
Ron Darling
Sid Fernandez
George Foster
Danny Heep
Howard Johnson
Ray Knight
Terry Leach
Dave Magadan
Roger McDowell
Kevin McReynolds
Randy Myers
Jeff Reardon
Rafael Santana
Doug Sisk
Walt Terrell
Tim Teufel
Mookie Wilson

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1990s  (31 members)

1990

Frank Viola

1991

No new inductees

1992

Bobby Bonilla
Dick Schofield

1993

No new inductees

1994

Bret Saberhagen

1995

Jason Isringhausen

1996

Mark Clark
Bernard Gilkey

1997

Todd Hundley
John Olerud
Rey Ordonez
Rick Reed

1998

Al Leiter

1999

Edgardo Alfonzo
Armando Benitez
Roger Cedeno
Dennis Cook
John Franco
Rickey Henderson
Jeff Innis
Gregg Jefferies
Lance Johnson
Bobby Jones
Jeff Kent
Greg McMichael
Dave Mlicki
Eddie Murray
Mike Piazza
Bobby Valentine
Robin Ventura
Jose Vizcaino
Turk Wendell

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2000s  (30 members)

2000

Mike Hampton

2001

No new inductees

2002

No new inductees

2003

Cliff Floyd
Steve Trachsel

2004

No new inductees

2005

Pedro Martinez
David Wright

2006

Carlos Beltran
Carlos Delgado
Tom Glavine
Willie Randolph
Billy Wagner

2007

Oliver Perez

2008

Johan Santana

2009

Benny Agbayani
Moises Alou
Derek Bell
Mike Cameron
Luis Castillo
Pedro Feliciano
Aaron Heilman
Paul Lo Duca
Braden Looper
John Maine
Jay Payton
Jose Reyes
Glendon Rusch
Jae Weong Seo
Fernando Tatis
David Weathers
Ty Wigginton
Todd Zeile

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2010s  (12 members)

2010

Frank Cashen
R. A. Dickey

2011

No new inductees

2012

No new inductees

2013

Matt Harvey

2014

Jacob deGrom
Lucas Duda
Juan Lagares

2015

Terry Collins
Jeurys Famillia
Curtis Granderson
Daniel Murphy

2016

Yoenis Cespedes
Noah Syndergaard

2017

Michael Conforto

2018

Brandon Nimmo

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1880s  (13 members)

1883

Tim Keefe
Candy Nelson

1884

Jim Mutrie
Dave Orr

1885

Ed Cushman

1886

No new inductees

1887

Steve Brady
Jim Donahue
Dude Esterbrook
Jack Lynch
Darby O'Brien
Paul Radford
Chief Roseman
Dasher Troy

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