Mookie Wilson (born February 9, 1956 in Bamberg, South Carolina) is the current manager of the Brooklyn Cyclones, a New York Mets farm team. He is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played with the Mets (1980-89) and Toronto Blue Jays (1989-91). He was a switch-hitter, known for his impressive speed and positive attitude. Fans would frequently chant "Mooooo-kie" in appreciation of him. He played college baseball at University of South Carolina.
Wilson is the batter who, in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, hit the ground ball that went through the legs of Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner, allowing the winning run to score in the bottom of the 10th.
In 12 seasons, Wilson was a .274 hitter with 67 home runs, 438 RBI, and 327 stolen bases in 1403 games. Wilson holds the Mets career records for career stolen bases (281) and career triples (62). He was the New York Mets Co-captain with Keith Hernandez
Wilson was inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame in 1996.
Houston Astros outfielder Preston Wilson is his nephew and step-son.