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New York Mets Catchers
Grote
Jerry
Grote
Piazza
Mike
Piazza
Hundley
Todd
Hundley
Stearns
John
Stearns
Carter
Gary
Carter
Hodges
Ron
Hodges
Dyer
Duffy
Dyer
Thole
Josh
Thole
Sasser
Mackey
Sasser
Castro
Ramon
Castro
Wilson
Vance
Wilson
Cannizzaro
Chris
Cannizzaro
Lo
Paul
Lo Duca
d'Arnaud
Travis
d'Arnaud
O'Brien
Charlie
O'Brien
Pratt
Todd
Pratt
Lyons
Barry
Lyons
Trevino
Alex
Trevino
Schneider
Brian
Schneider
Gonder
Jesse
Gonder

Games played at Catcher, by year
1962
Chris Cannizzaro 56
Sammy Taylor 49
Choo Choo Coleman 44
Joe Pignatano 25
Hobie Landrith 21
Harry Chiti 14
Joe Ginsberg 2
1963
Choo Choo Coleman 91
Norm Sherry 60
Jesse Gonder 31
Chris Cannizzaro 15
Sammy Taylor 13
1964
Jesse Gonder 98
Chris Cannizzaro 53
Hawk Taylor 45
1965
Chris Cannizzaro 112
Johnny Stephenson 47
Jesse Gonder 32
Jimmie Schaffer 21
Hawk Taylor 15
Greg Goossen 8
Yogi Berra 2
1966
Jerry Grote 115
Johnny Stephenson 51
Hawk Taylor 29
Greg Goossen 11
Choo Choo Coleman 5
1967
Jerry Grote 119
John Sullivan 57
Greg Goossen 23
Hawk Taylor 12
Tommie Reynolds 1
1968
Jerry Grote 115
J. C. Martin 53
Duffy Dyer 1
Greg Goossen 1
1969
Jerry Grote 112
J. C. Martin 48
Duffy Dyer 19
1970
Jerry Grote 125
Duffy Dyer 57
1971
Jerry Grote 122
Duffy Dyer 53
Francisco Estrada 1
1972
Duffy Dyer 91
Jerry Grote 59
Bill Sudakis 5
Joe Nolan 3
1973
Jerry Grote 81
Duffy Dyer 60
Ron Hodges 40
Jerry May 4
1974
Jerry Grote 94
Duffy Dyer 45
Ron Hodges 45
Ike Hampton 1
1975
Jerry Grote 111
John Stearns 54
Ron Hodges 9
1976
Jerry Grote 95
Ron Hodges 52
John Stearns 30
Jay Kleven 2
1977
John Stearns 127
Jerry Grote 28
Ron Hodges 27
Luis Rosado 1
1978
John Stearns 141
Ron Hodges 30
Alex Trevino 5
Butch Benton 1
1979
John Stearns 121
Alex Trevino 36
Ron Hodges 22
1980
Alex Trevino 86
John Stearns 74
Ron Hodges 9
Butch Benton 8
1981
John Stearns 66
Alex Trevino 45
Ron Hodges 7
1982
John Stearns 81
Ron Hodges 74
Bruce Bochy 16
Ronn Reynolds 2
1983
Ron Hodges 96
Junior Ortiz 67
Ronn Reynolds 24
Mike Fitzgerald 8
Mike Bishop 3
Tucker Ashford 1
1984
Mike Fitzgerald 107
Ron Hodges 35
Junior Ortiz 32
John Gibbons 9
John Stearns 4
1985
Gary Carter 143
Ronn Reynolds 25
Clint Hurdle 17
1986
Gary Carter 122
Ed Hearn 45
John Gibbons 8
Barry Lyons 3
1987
Gary Carter 135
Barry Lyons 49
1988
Gary Carter 119
Mackey Sasser 42
Barry Lyons 32
1989
Barry Lyons 76
Mackey Sasser 62
Gary Carter 47
Phil Lombardi 16
1990
Mackey Sasser 87
Orlando Mercado 40
Todd Hundley 36
Charlie O'Brien 28
Barry Lyons 23
Alex Trevino 7
Dave Liddell 1
1991
Rick Cerone 81
Charlie O'Brien 67
Mackey Sasser 43
Todd Hundley 20
1992
Todd Hundley 121
Charlie O'Brien 64
Mackey Sasser 27
1993
Todd Hundley 123
Charlie O'Brien 65
Jeff McKnight 1
1994
Todd Hundley 82
Kelly Stinnett 44
1995
Todd Hundley 89
Kelly Stinnett 67
Alberto Castillo 12
1996
Todd Hundley 150
Brent Mayne 21
Alberto Castillo 6
Charlie Greene 1
1997
Todd Hundley 122
Todd Pratt 36
Alberto Castillo 34
Steve Bieser 2
1998
Mike Piazza 99
Alberto Castillo 35
Tim Spehr 21
Todd Pratt 16
Jorge Fabregas 12
Jim Tatum 4
Rick Wilkins 4
Todd Hundley 2
1999
Mike Piazza 137
Todd Pratt 52
Vance Wilson 1
Mike Kinkade 1
2000
Mike Piazza 124
Todd Pratt 71
Vance Wilson 3
2001
Mike Piazza 130
Todd Pratt 31
Vance Wilson 27
Jason Phillips 5
2002
Mike Piazza 121
Vance Wilson 66
Jason Phillips 7
2003
Vance Wilson 89
Mike Piazza 64
Jason Phillips 29
Joe DePastino 1
2004
Jason Phillips 87
Vance Wilson 69
Mike Piazza 50
Tom Wilson 3
Todd Zeile 2
Joe Hietpas 1
2005
Mike Piazza 101
Ramon Castro 99
Mike DiFelice 11
2006
Paul Lo Duca 118
Ramon Castro 37
Mike DiFelice 15
Kelly Stinnett 7
Eli Marrero 2
2007
Paul Lo Duca 113
Ramon Castro 50
Mike DiFelice 16
Sandy Alomar 6
2008
Brian Schneider 109
Ramon Castro 47
Robinson Cancel 15
Raul Casanova 13
Gustavo Molina 2
2009
Omir Santos 91
Brian Schneider 57
Ramon Castro 23
Josh Thole 16
2010
Rod Barajas 73
Josh Thole 61
Henry Blanco 46
Mike Nickeas 4
2011
Josh Thole 102
Ronny Paulino 68
Mike Nickeas 20
2012
Josh Thole 100
Mike Nickeas 45
Kelly Shoppach 27
Rob Johnson 17
2013
John Buck 97
Anthony Recker 38
Travis d'Arnaud 30
Juan Centeno 4
2014
Travis d'Arnaud 104
Anthony Recker 52
Juan Centeno 9
Taylor Teagarden 9
2015
Travis d'Arnaud 78
Kevin Plawecki 70
Anthony Recker 25
Johnny Monell 12
2016
Kevin Plawecki 40
Rene Rivera 21
Travis d'Arnaud 17
Complete listing of
Mets Players
who have played
Catcher

Sorted by number of games played
1. Jerry Grote 1176
2. Mike Piazza 826
3. Todd Hundley 745
4. John Stearns 698
5. Gary Carter 566
6. Ron Hodges 446
7. Duffy Dyer 326
8. Josh Thole 279
9. Mackey Sasser 261
10. Ramon Castro 256
11. Vance Wilson 255
12. Chris Cannizzaro 236
13. Paul Lo Duca 231
14. Travis d'Arnaud 229
15. Charlie O'Brien 224
16. Todd Pratt 206
17. Barry Lyons 183
18. Alex Trevino 179
19. Brian Schneider 166
20. Jesse Gonder 161
21. Choo Choo Coleman 140
22. Jason Phillips 128
23. Kelly Stinnett 118
24. Anthony Recker 115
25. Mike Fitzgerald 115
26. Kevin Plawecki 110
27. J. C. Martin 101
28. Hawk Taylor 101
29. Junior Ortiz 99
30. Johnny Stephenson 98
31. John Buck 97
32. Omir Santos 91
33. Alberto Castillo 87
34. Rick Cerone 81
35. Rod Barajas 73
36. Mike Nickeas 69
37. Ronny Paulino 68
38. Sammy Taylor 62
39. Norm Sherry 60
40. John Sullivan 57
41. Ronn Reynolds 51
42. Henry Blanco 46
43. Ed Hearn 45
44. Greg Goossen 43
45. Mike DiFelice 42
46. Orlando Mercado 40
47. Kelly Shoppach 27
48. Joe Pignatano 25
49. Brent Mayne 21
50. Tim Spehr 21
51. Rene Rivera 21
52. Hobie Landrith 21
53. Jimmie Schaffer 21
54. Clint Hurdle 17
55. Rob Johnson 17
56. John Gibbons 17
57. Phil Lombardi 16
58. Bruce Bochy 16
59. Robinson Cancel 15
60. Harry Chiti 14
61. Juan Centeno 13
62. Raul Casanova 13
63. Jorge Fabregas 12
64. Johnny Monell 12
65. Taylor Teagarden 9
66. Butch Benton 9
67. Sandy Alomar 6
68. Bill Sudakis 5
69. Jerry May 4
70. Jim Tatum 4
71. Rick Wilkins 4
72. Tom Wilson 3
73. Joe Nolan 3
74. Mike Bishop 3
75. Eli Marrero 2
76. Joe Ginsberg 2
77. Steve Bieser 2
78. Todd Zeile 2
79. Gustavo Molina 2
80. Jay Kleven 2
81. Yogi Berra 2
82. Jeff McKnight 1
83. Charlie Greene 1
84. Tucker Ashford 1
85. Mike Kinkade 1
86. Tommie Reynolds 1
87. Dave Liddell 1
88. Francisco Estrada 1
89. Joe Hietpas 1
90. Joe DePastino 1
91. Ike Hampton 1
92. Luis Rosado 1