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Over more than a half century in the MLB, the New York Mets have had some great (and not so great) managers, but who is the best New York Mets manager ever to sit in the dugout? This list ranks every New York Mets manager in the team's history from best to worst, based on the votes of baseball fans just like you. Vote up your top New York Mets coaches and remember that you can downvote any manager you think held the team back, too.

Gil Hodges was the first manager to lead the Mets to a World Series title. Hodges won it all in 1969. The only other Mets manager to win a World Series was Davey Johnson in 1986. Johnson is also the longest-running manager in franchise history.

Who is the greatest New York Mets skipper of all time? Are they on the list of the best Major League Baseball managers ever? Vote up the most winning New York Mets managers, or vote up the ones you think are the best based on anything from stats to personal preference.
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1
36 4
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Davey Johnson age 75

2
34 5
Gil Hodges is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Gil Hodges Died at 48 (1924-1972)

3
32 10
Bobby Valentine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time

4
24 9
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Yogi Berra age 93

5
31 17
Terry Collins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Terry Collins age 69

6
24 11
Willie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time

7
18 6
Casey Stengel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Casey Stengel Died at 85 (1890-1975)

8
11 10
Bud Harrelson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Bud Harrelson age 74

9
9 11
Dallas Green is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Dallas Green age 84

10
11 15
Joe Torre is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Joe Torre age 78

11
5 12
George Bamberger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
George Bamberger Died at 81 (1923-2004)

12
6 14
Jerry Manuel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Jerry Manuel age 65

13
3 11
Salty Parker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Salty Parker Died at 80 (1912-1992)

14
3 12
Frank Howard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Frank Howard age 82

15
6 16
Art Howe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Art Howe age 72

16
4 14
Mike Cubbage is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Mike Cubbage age 68

17
3 13
Roy McMillan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Roy McMillan Died at 68 (1929-1997)

18
2 11
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Joe Frazier Died at 67 (1944-2011)

19
2 12
Wes Westrum is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Wes Westrum Died at 80 (1922-2002)

20
3 16
Jeff Torborg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Jeff Torborg age 77