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I want to look at where Dwight Gooden ranks among pitchers in Mets history, and I want to show just how much better he is than anyone who has followed him.

Here's one way that we do that.

Since the 1984 season began...

* Dwight Gooden is your leader in Mets victories with 157. No one else has even reached 100.

Most Wins for Mets
Since 1984

157-Dwight Gooden
98- Sid Fernandez
98-Ron Darling
>>Leader among current Mets: John Maine, 38

* Dwight Gooden is your Mets leader in complete games with 67, nearly doubling the next-closest person.

Most CG For Mets
Since 1984

67-Dwight Gooden
34- David Cone
24- Ron Darling
23- Sid Fernandez
>> Leader among current Mets: Johan Santana, 3

* Dwight Gooden is your Mets leader in strikeouts with 1,875. No one else is within 400 of that.

Most K For Mets
Since 1984

1,875- Dwight Gooden
1,449- Sid Fernandez
1,172- David Cone
>> Leader among current Mets: Oliver Perez, 457

* Dwight Gooden is your Mets leader in ERA, by a hair...(among those with 500 IP)

Best ERA For Mets
Since 1984, minimum 500 IP

3.0986- Dwight Gooden
3.0996- John Franco
3.12- Bob Ojeda
3.132- Roger McDowell
3.133- Bob Ojeda
3.14- Sid Fernandez
>> Johan Santana needs 99 IP for 500


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