Thomas Jones (Tom) Goodwin was named the Mets first base coach on October 29, 2011...Also responsible for the club's outfielders and handles baserunning instruction for the team.
Was a member of the Boston Red Sox organization from 2008-2011, the last three as the organization's Minor League Outfield and Baserunning Coordinator.
In 2008, he coached Lowell (A) of the New York-Penn League, helping the Spinners to a 40-33 record and a first-place finish.
Also managed the Lewisville Lizards of the Independent Continental Baseball League in 2007.
Played 14 major league seasons with the Dodgers (1991-1993, 2000-2001), Royals (1994-1997), Rangers (1997-1999), Rockies (2000), Giants (2002) and Cubs (2003-2004).
Was a lifetime .268 hitter with 24 home runs, 284 RBI and 369 stolen bases.
Recorded 50 or more stolen bases in four different seasons, with a career-high 66 with Kansas City in 1996.
From 1995-2000, he never ranked lower than seventh in the American League in steals, including three second-place finishes and two third-place finishes.
During his career, he put together 62 multiple-steal contests, including a four-steal game on June 7, 2000 at Seattle.
Stole home three times.
In his major league career, he was successful in 369 of 487 (76 percent) stolen base attempts.
Committed only 22 errors, recording a .991 fielding percentage (2,402 total chances).
Went to the postseason four times, including his first career World Series appearance in 2002 with the Giants.
Is a 1986 graduate of Central High School in Fresno, CA where he played baseball, football and basketball.
Was originally selected by the Dodgers out of Fresno State in the first round (22nd overall pick) of the 1989 Amateur Draft.
At Fresno State, he was a two-time All-America selection...Also was named to The Sporting News' College AllAmerica team in 1989.
Was a member of the 1988 Gold Medal winning USA Olympic baseball team.
Selected by the Pirates in the sixth round of the 1986 Amateur Draft but did not sign.