This Date In New York Mets History

This Date in Mets History: June 30

Two lefties with no-hitters to their names turned in great performances on this date. One was against the Mets, the other was perhaps the last great start of Johan Santana's career.

This Date in Mets History: June 29

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Tom Seaver becomes the Mets all-time wins leader: YAY! John Rocker returns to Shea for the first since running his mouth like a chump: BOO! [chucks battery]

This Date in Mets History: June 28

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Casey Stengel made his last Shea Stadium appearance on this date in 1975. Nineteen years later, it was Doc Gooden's turn to move on.

This Date In Mets History: June 27

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Ed Kranepool was only 17 when the Mets signed him on this date in 1962.

This Date In Mets History: June 26

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It's good to be a lefty batter. At least it has been for a number of Mets on this date over the years.

This Date In Mets History: June 25

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Carlos Delgado, one of the best sluggers in Mets history, was born on this date in 1972.

This Date in Mets History: June 24

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Jerry Koosman cruised to his 100th career victory on this date in 1975. As did the Mets in a memorable Subway Series matchup 30 years later.

This Date in Mets History: June 23

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Mets second baseman Ron Hunt learned he'd be the team's first All-Star starter on this date in 1964.

This Date in Mets History: June 22

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After amassing two pennants, three Cy Young Awards, and perhaps the greatest pitching resume of the 20th century, Tom Seaver officially retired on this date in 1987.

This Date in Mets History: June 21

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Future Kentucky senator Jim Bunning pitched a perfect game against the Mets on this date in 1964.

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