Dave Kingman goes yard three times and drives in eight runs as Tom Seaver and the Mets blank the Dodgers 11-0.
The Mets made Darryl Strawberry the first overall pick in the 1980 draft on this date 33 years ago.
With the first overall selection in the 1994 draft, the New York Mets take RHP Paul Wilson of Florida State University.
The Mets and Giants matched zeros for the longest doubleheader in MLB history on this date in 1964.
Extra-innings win on error foreshadows comeback in Game 6 of '86 World Series.
The Mets' former All-Star shortstop loses first game but has a promising first year at the helm.
Orlando Hernandez strikes out seven in five innings; Valentin take over at second base.
Pelf came up big versus the Phillies three years ago today. So did Todd Hundley's mom, who birthed him 44 years ago.
The Mets almost brought on a new owner three years ago today.
The Mets-Pirates game on this date in 1979 was called on account of inclement weather. Fog to be precise.
The Mets and Dodgers faced off for their longest-ever game on this date in 1973.
Mike Piazza caught an Al Leiter shutout and drove home an insurance run on this date.
With Mike Piazza en route to Shea, Mets play inspired baseball in thrilling win at Shea.
In Mister Koo's case, it was his batting and baserunning that brought fans to their feet.
Robin Ventura hit a pair of record-setting grand slams on this date in 1999. Thankfully, Todd Pratt allowed him to touch home both times.
On this date in 2006, the Yankees learned that walking someone to face David Wright is a sub-optimal strategy.
Nelson Figueroa, a prime example of a journeyman pitcher, celebrates his birthday today.
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.
Strawberry adds two-run blast to Mets' 11-4 rout of the Pirates.
Journeyman right-hander becomes a key addition to strong Mets bullpen.
Mays's blast provides the deciding run in win over Giants.
Bobby Valentine, second-best manager and first-best make up artist in Mets history, celebrates his birthday today.
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.
We also celebrate John Maine’s birthday and his greatest game.
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.
Say Hey! It's Willie Mays's birthday!
Mike Piazza set the record for most career home runs by a catcher on May 5, 2004.
The 1960s were a crazy time for the New York Mets and. historically, May 4th was one of the crazier days for the team.
"If your chain's that long every night, you're going to have some problems. I like that statistic at the end of the game where there's another run than the other team has. You get a return from som...