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Mike Piazza will become the fourth retired number for the Mets when he's honored in a ceremony at Citi Field on July 30. Get a glimpse at all four retired numbers for the Mets.

14 - Gil Hodges

Number retired: June 9, 1973 Gil Hodges played
Photo Credit: Topps

Number retired: June 9, 1973
Gil Hodges played the final two years of his 18-year career with the Mets, but his number was retired for his service as manager. In four seasons as the Mets' skipper from 1968 to 1971, he went 339-309 and led the team to its first World Series title in 1969.

31 - Mike Piazza

Number will be retired: July 30, 2016 Mets
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Mike Stobe

Number will be retired: July 30, 2016
Mets stats: .296, 220 HR, 655 RBI, 532 R, .542 slugging
Career stats: .308, 427 HR, 1,335 RBI, 1,048 R, .545 slugging
Mike Piazza holds the record for most home runs by a catcher with 427. He was named an All-Star six out of his eight seasons in Queens. Piazza was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2016 and wil be inducted in July.

37 - Casey Stengel

Number retired: Sept. 2, 1965. After leading the
Photo Credit: Library of Congress

Number retired: Sept. 2, 1965.
After leading the Yankees to seven World Series titles from 1949 to 1960, Casey Stengel became the first manager in Mets history in 1962. Despite a 175-404 record in four seasons with the Mets, he was inducted into the team's Hall of Fame in 1981.

41 - Tom Seaver

Number retired: June 24, 1988 Mets stats: 198-124,
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Al Bello

Number retired: June 24, 1988
Mets stats: 198-124, 2.57 ERA, 2,541 Ks in 401 games
Career stats: 311-2015, 2.86 ERA, 3,640 Ks in 656 games
Tom Seaver, a three-time Cy Young winner, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992 with 98.84 percent of the vote, the highest total ever until Ken Griffey Jr.' 99.32% in 2016. "The Franchise" helped lead the Mets to their first World Series win in 1969.

42 - Jackie Robinson

Number retired: 1997 Career Stats: .311 AVG, 1,518
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Number retired: 1997
Career Stats: .311 AVG, 1,518 H, 137 HR, 734 RBI
Robinson paved the way for non-white players in baseball, breaking the color barrier in 1947 by becoming the first African American player in the majors. A Hall of Famer, Robinson's number was retired across baseball in 1997, though players who wore No. 42 were allowed to continue.

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