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Coaches The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time  

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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
53 7
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 75

2
51 10
Gil Hodges is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Died at 48 (1924-1972)

3
51 14
Bobby Valentine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time

4
29 11
Casey Stengel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Died at 85 (1890-1975)

5
33 16
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 93

6
41 25
Terry Collins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 69

7
32 16
Willie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time

8
17 16
Bud Harrelson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 74

9
16 24
Joe Torre is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 78

10
10 19
Dallas Green is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 84

11
10 21
Jerry Manuel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 65

12
5 16
Wes Westrum is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Died at 80 (1922-2002)

13
5 17
Frank Howard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 82

14
9 25
Art Howe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 72

15
5 19
George Bamberger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Died at 81 (1923-2004)

16
4 17
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Died at 67 (1944-2011)

17
3 16
Salty Parker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Died at 80 (1912-1992)

18
4 21
Mike Cubbage is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 68

19
4 22
Jeff Torborg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 77

20
3 19
Roy McMillan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Died at 68 (1929-1997)