The Mets and Dodgers faced off for their longest-ever game on this date in 1973.
On this date in 2006, the Yankees learned that walking someone to face David Wright is a sub-optimal strategy.
Believe it or not, Steve Trachsel and Mike Pelfrey both were more good than bad as Mets. Not, however, on May 17, 2001 and 2009 respectively.
Today's Yogi Berra's birthday and the two-year anniversary of Carlos Beltran's blasting of three homers versus the Rockies.
WIllie Mays, clad in the orange and blue of the New York Mets, came back to the city where he made his name on this date in 1972.
Rickey Henderson batted for the 10,000th time in his career on this date in 2000. That's what 20-plus years of batting leadoff will get you.
Off to the best start in their history, the red-hot Mets won their sixth game in a row on this date in 1986, defeating the Reds 2-1 and improving to 19-4 to stay five games ahead of the Expos.
One year ago today, Jordany Valdespin collected his first major league hit: a pinch-hit three-run homer in the top of the ninth off elite closer Jonathan Papelbon that turned a 2-2 tie into a 5-2 win. It was an unlikely victory in many ways.
The 1960s were a crazy time for the New York Mets and. historically, May 4th was one of the crazier days for the team.
Backed by a 16-hit attack, Al Leiter finally triumphed over his number one NL nemesis, the Arizona Diamondbacks, on this date in 2002. More significantly, the 10-1 victory made the Met lefty the first pitcher to beat all 30 teams in the majors.