The New York Mets have been in the league for 50 years this coming season. In all of that time, they have had a lot of chances to excel in the draft or blow it in the draft.
Some years have brought great names like Tom Seaver and Dwight Gooden, while other years have brought us Billy Beane and Alex Ochoa.
For every Darryl Strawberry and David Wright, this Mets franchise has drafted a Tim Leary and a Gregg Jefferies. Among the bad ones are many infamous names that may make even the most steady Mets fan cringe.
These were all players that were selected and groomed with great fan fare, yet for one reason or another just didn't meet the expectations.
Let's take a look at the worst of the most hyped prospects that never panned out.