On Saturday, Terry Collins will move past Davey Johnson as the longest-tenured manager in Mets history.
The Mets have had 20 managers since coming into existence in 1962. Below are the five longest-tenured managers in the team's history.
- Davey Johnson: 1,012 games managed (595-417 record) from 1984-1990. Two playoff appearances, including a World Series championship in 1986.
- Terry Collins: 1,011 games managed (497-514 record) from 2011-present. Two playoff appearances, including a World Series appearance in 2015.
- Bobby Valentine: 1,003 games managed (536-467 record) from 1996-2002. Two playoff appearances, including a World Series appearance in 2000.
- Joe Torre: 706 games managed (286-420 record) from 1977-1981. No playoff appearances.
- Gil Hodges: 648 games managed (339-309 record) from 1968-1971. One playoff appearance, resulting in a World Series championship in 1969.