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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
56 9
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 76

2
57 11
Gil Hodges is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Dec. at 48 (1924-1972)

3
55 16
Bobby Valentine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time

4
32 12
Casey Stengel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Dec. at 85 (1890-1975)

5
36 17
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 94

6
45 27
Terry Collins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 70

7
35 17
Willie Randolph is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time

8
17 19
Bud Harrelson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 75

9
18 25
Joe Torre is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 79

10
12 23
Jerry Manuel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 66

11
10 22
Dallas Green is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 85

12
7 18
Frank Howard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 83

13
6 18
Wes Westrum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Dec. at 80 (1922-2002)

14
6 20
George Bamberger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Dec. at 81 (1923-2004)

15
9 27
Art Howe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 73

16
6 23
Jeff Torborg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 78

17
4 19
Joe Frazier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Dec. at 67 (1944-2011)

18
4 21
Roy McMillan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Dec. at 68 (1929-1997)

19
3 18
Salty Parker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
Dec. at 80 (1912-1992)

20
4 24
Mike Cubbage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Mets Managers of All Time
age 69