As far as yielding excellent first round talent, the MLB Amateur Draft has been inconsistent for the New York Mets. The Mets up and down draft day success could be comparable to a roller coaster.
Great first round picks have come and gone for the New York Mets in between even more mediocre to below average first round selections. But when the Mets have experienced successful first round selections, those players flourished.
Here is a compilation of the best first round draft picks in Mets history. These are the guys who have turned in successful seasons for the team and hold a special place in the heart of the Mets community.