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Gil Hodges did and the Mets retired it
Davey Johnson wore number 5 when he managed the Mets from 1984 to 1990.
The last NY Mets player to wear number 27 was pitcher Nelson Figueroa. He has since become a free agent after the 2008 season.
Chris Young, a former all-star pitcher of the San Diego Padres, recently signed to be one of the newest starting pitchers with the New York Mets and will reportedly wear number 55.
Carlos Gomez played one season with the Mets (2007) and wore #27.
When he played with the: * Mets #30 * Angels #30 * Astros #34 * Rangers #34
Yogi Berra played a total of four games for the New York Mets (1965), he wore #8. He also wore #8 as the Mets coach (1965-1972) and manager (1972-1975).
Joe Torre wore number 9 when he was the Braves manager in the early 1980s. It was the same uniform number that he wore as a player for the Mets and Cardinals.