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Ny Mets - Notable Historical Events

Reggie JacksonJun 7, 1966

Hank AaronMay 21, 1969

Darryl StrawberryJun 3, 1980

Mike SchmidtJul 26, 1988

Keith HernandezJan 29, 1989

Derek JeterOct 26, 2000

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Ny Mets - Historical Events
Date Event
1884-10-23

1st World Series OKed by AA, Providence (NL) beats NY Mets (AA) 6-0

1884-10-25

1st World Series OK by AA, Providence (NL) sweeps NY Mets (AA) in 3

1961-03-14

George Weiss becomes pres of NY Mets

1961-10-10

Expansion draft to stock Houston Astros & NY Mets

1961-10-28

Ground broken for Municipal (Shea) Stadium for NY Mets

1962-04-22

NY Mets tiea NL record by losing 9 straight to start season

1962-04-23

NY Mets win their 1st game ever, after going 0-9, beat Pirates 9-1

1962-06-30

LA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0

1962-09-30

NY Mets lose record 120th game as Cubs turn triple play & beat NY 5-1

1963-04-01

NY Mets purchase Duke Snider from the Dodgers for $40,000

1963-06-23

NY Mets Jimmy Piersall hits his 100th HR, he circles bases backwards

1964-04-17

1st game at Shea Stadium, NY Mets lose to Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-3

1964-05-31

SF Giants beat NY Mets, 8-6, in 23 innings (2nd game) (7 hrs 32 mins)

1964-08-09

Bunning continues pitching perfectly to NY Mets until 2 outs in 5th, when Joe Christopher beats out a bunt. He totals 15 innings

1964-08-15

Phillies triple-play NY Mets

1964-09-01

Masanori Murakami is 1st Japanese player in majors (NY Mets)

1965-06-14

Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney no-hits NY Mets but loses in 11, 1-0

1965-07-24

Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets

1965-10-02

Phillies' Chris Short strikes-out 18 NY Mets

1966-04-22

Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4

1966-06-07

NY Mets pass up Reggie Jackson to draft Steve Chilcott #1

1967-06-11

Chicago Cubs (7) & NY Mets (4) tie record of 11 HRs in a game

1967-06-20

Phillies Larry Jackson beats NY Mets for 18th straight time

1968-04-15

Houston Astros beat NY Mets, 1-0, in 24 innings

1969-04-08

1st Baseball game in Canada - Mont Expos beats NY Mets 10-9

1969-05-21

After 9,015 at bats Hank Aaron is lifted for a pinch hitter, Mike Lum, who doubled in a 15-3 victory over NY Mets

1969-08-14

NY Mets fall 9½ games back, later to win pennant

1969-09-10

NY Mets sweep Montreal Expos putting them in 1st place for 1st time

1969-09-15

Cards Steve Carlton sets record by striking out 19 NY Mets in a game

1969-09-20

Pitts Pirate Bob Moose no-hits NY Mets, 4-0

1969-09-24

NY Mets clinch NL East pennant

1969-10-16

100-1 shot NY Mets beat Orioles 5-3 & win 66th World Series in 5

1971-09-05

NY Mets Don Hahn hits 1st inside the park homer at Phillies Vet

1972-10-02

Mont Expos Bill Stoneman 2nd no-hitter beats NY Mets, 7-0

1973-07-08

NY Mets are 12½ games back in NL and go on to win pennant

1973-09-21

NY Mets go into 1st place (at .500) after trailing 12½ games

1973-10-10

NY Mets beat Cin Reds in Game 5 of the NLCS

1975-07-15

All star MVP: Bill Madlock (Pittsburgh Pirates) & John Matlock (NY Mets)

1975-09-26

Phillies & NY Mets play a doubleheader that ends at 3:15 AM

1975-11-12

NY Mets Tom Seaver wins his 3rd Cy Young Award

1977-06-15

NY Mets trade Tom Seaver to Reds for Pat Zachry

1980-05-13

Cincinnati Red Ray Knight hits 2 HRs in 5th inning vs NY Mets

1980-06-03

NY Mets draft Darryl Strawberry, 18, #1

1980-09-30

1,754 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1982-06-07

NY Mets draft Dwight Gooden, Roger McDowell & Randy Myers

1982-09-21

2,251 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1983-09-20

3,112 turn out to see Pirates play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1984-06-04

NY Mets draft Shawn Abner, 17, #1

1984-09-26

5,251 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1985-09-04

NY Mets Gary Carter's 2 HRs ties record of 5 HRs in 2 games

1986-10-27

NY Mets beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 83rd World Series

1986-11-14

Doubleday Publishing sells NY Mets to Nelson Doubleday & Fred Wilpon

1987-06-22

Tom Seaver retires after 3rd try with NY Mets

1987-08-16

NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs, 23-9

1988-07-26

Mike Schmidt sets NL record appearing in 2,155 games at 3rd base, as Phillies & NY Mets end that game at 2:13 AM

1989-01-29

Game-winning RBI, official statistic dropped after 9 years of use NY Mets Keith Hernandez is the all-time leader with 129

1989-04-19

Kevin Elster (NY Mets), sets errorless shortstop mark at 73

1989-05-09

NY Mets Kevin Elster, errors after 88 errorless games at shortstop

1989-05-09

NY Mets Rick Cerone, errors after 159 errorless games as catcher

1990-05-29

NY Mets fire manager Davey Johnson & hire Bud Harrelson

1990-06-12

NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning

1990-06-29

NY Mets tie their team career high 11 game win streak

1991-03-24

NY Yankees beat NY Mets, 9-3

1991-04-01

Dwight Gooden signs $5.15 million 3 year contract with NY Mets

1991-05-04

NY Mets M Sasser & Mark Carreon are 8th to hit consecutive pinch HRs

1991-09-17

4,355 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1991-12-02

Bobby Bonilla signs record $29 million-5 year pact with NY Mets

1992-03-03

Charges are filed in Florida against NY Mets Darryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden of rape (dropped in April)

1992-04-03

1st exhibition game at Camden Field - Orioles beat NY Mets

1992-04-04

Game 1 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees beat NY Mets 6-4 at Yank Stad

1992-04-05

Game 2 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees sweep NY Mets 6-5 at Shea

1992-04-09

Florida drops rape charges against NY Mets Gooden, Boston & Coleman

1992-04-12

NY Mets lose 1st 3 home games for 1st time since 1962

1992-04-27

NY Mets trade David Cone to Toronto Blue Jays for Jeff Kent

1992-05-29

NY Mets score in 9th to end home shut-out streak at 3 games

1992-09-26

1st time a positional player pitches for NY Mets, Phil Pecota, in 19-2 lose to Pirates

1993-04-05

Colorado Rockies 1st game - lose to NY Mets 3-0

1995-03-04

Replacement NY Yankees beat NY Mets 2-1

1996-03-29

NY Yankees beats NY Mets 7-3 in an exhibition game

1996-03-30

NY Mets beats NY Yankees 5-3 in an exhibition game

1997-04-20

Cubs beat NY Mets ending NL worst opening, lost 14 straight games

1997-05-11

NY Mets C Everett & Butch Huskey are 9th to hit consecutive pinch HRs

2000-10-26

NY Yankees defeat NY Mets 4-1 to win their 3rd straight World Series championship, MVP: Derek Jeter, NY Yankees

2015-10-27

Kansas City Royals beat NY Mets in Game 1 of World Series, 5-4 in 14 innings.

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Ny Mets - Notable Birthdays

Gil HodgesApr 4, 1924

Willie MaysMay 6, 1931

Keith HernandezOct 20, 1953

Ny Mets - Birthdays
Date Event
1903-02-05

Joan Whitney Payson, owner (NY Mets & horse stables)

1919-05-25

Lindsey Nelson, Pulaski Tn, sportscaster (NY Mets)

1922-10-27

Ralph Kiner, HR hitter (Pittsburgh Pirates)/sportscaster (NY Mets)

1924-04-04

Gil Hodges, Princeton Indiana, baseball player/manager (Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Mets)

1931-05-06

Willie Mays, Westfield Alabama, baseball centerfielder (Giants, NY Mets), "Say Hey Kid" (660 HRs, MVP 1954)

1933-07-20

Nelson Doubleday, publisher (Doubleday)/owner (NY Mets)

1942-12-23

Jerry Koosman, pitcher (NY Mets)

1943-01-30

Davy Johnson, baseball manager (NY Mets)

1944-06-30

Ron Swoboda, baseball outfielder/sportscaster (NY Yankees, NY Mets)

1946-10-06

Gary Gentry, baseball player (NY Mets)

1949-02-12

Len Randle, baseball player (NY Mets)

1952-12-28

Ray Knight, 3rd baseman (NY Mets, Balt Orioles)

1953-10-20

Keith Hernandez, San Francisco California, MLB 1st baseman (St Louis Cardinals, NY Mets)

1954-04-08

Gary Carter, catcher (Mont Expos, NY Mets)

1957-04-21

Jesse Orosco, Santa Barbara CA, pitcher (NY Mets, Orioles, Dodgers)

1957-12-17

Bob Ojeda, pitcher (NY Mets)

1958-01-31

Rafael Santana, shortstop (NY Mets, NY Yankees)

1960-08-19

Ron Darling, Hawaii, baseball pitcher (NY Mets)

1960-09-17

John Franco, Brooklyn NY, pitcher (NY Mets)

1960-12-21

Roger McDowell, Cincinnati OH, pitcher (NY Mets, Balt Orioles)

1962-01-10

Jim Lindeman, US baseball outfielder (NY Mets)

1962-02-19

Alvaro Espinoza, Venezuela, baseball shortstop (NY Yanks, NY Mets)

1962-09-30

Dave Magadan, Tampa FL, 1st baseman (NY Mets, Chicago Cubs)

1962-10-12

Sid Fernandez, Honolulu Hawaii, pitcher (NY Mets, Philadelphia Phillies)

1963-01-02

David Cone, KC Mo, baseball pitcher (NY Mets/Tor Blue Jays/NY Yankees)

1963-02-23

Bobby Bonilla, NYC, outfielder (NY Mets, Balt Orioles, Marlins)

1963-07-07

Lance Johnson, Cincinnati OH, outfielder (NY Mets)

1963-12-10

Doug Henry, Sacramento CA, pitcher (NY Mets)

1964-11-16

Dwight Gooden, Tampa FL, pitcher (NY Yankees, NY Mets)

1965-10-23

Al Leiter, Toms River NJ, pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Mets)

1965-12-16

Chris Jones, Utica NY, outfielder (NY Mets)

1966-02-27

Pete Smith, US baseball player (Atlanta Braves, NY Mets)

1966-09-23

Pete Harnisch, Commack NY, pitcher (NY Mets)

1966-09-24

Bernard Gilkey, St Louis MO, outfielder (NY Mets)

1966-10-28

Tim Bogar, Indianapolis IN, infielder (NY Mets)

1966-11-07

Andy Tomberlin, Monroe NC, outfielder (NY Mets)

1967-08-01

Gregg Jefferies, Burlingame CA, infielder (NY Mets, Royals, Phillies)

1968-03-07

Jeff Kent, Bellflower CA, infielder (NY Mets)

1968-03-26

Jose Vizcaino, San Cristobal Dom Rep, infielder (NY Mets)

1968-04-19

Brent Mayne, Loma Linda CA, catcher (NY Mets)

1968-05-12

Mark Clark, Bath Ill, pitcher (NY Mets)

1968-05-24

Jerry Dipoto, Jersey City NJ, pitcher (NY Mets)

1968-06-08

Dave Mlicki, Cleveland Ohio, pitcher (NY Mets)

1968-11-29

Pedro A Martinez, Villa Mella Dom Rep, pitcher (NY Mets)

1969-05-27

Todd Hundley, Martinsville VA, catcher (NY Mets)

1969-10-06

Robert Person, St Louis MO, pitcher (NY Mets)

1970-02-10

Alberto Castillo, Dominican/US baseball catcher (NY Mets)

1970-02-10

Bobby Jones, Fresno CA, pitcher (NY Mets)

1970-02-14

Kelly Stinnett, US baseball catcher (NY Mets)

1970-12-03

Paul Byrd, Louisville KY, pitcher (NY Mets)

1971-06-03

Carl Everett, Tampa Fla, outfielder (NY Mets)

1971-11-10

Butch Huskey, Anadarko OK, infielder (NY Mets)

1972-01-11

Rey Ordonez, Havana Cuba, infielder (NY Mets)

1972-03-29

Alex Ochoa, Miami FL, outfielder (NY Mets)

1972-09-07

Jason Isringhausen, Alton IL, pitcher (NY Mets)

1973-08-11

Edgardo Alfonzo, Sta Teresa Venezuela, infielder (NY Mets)

1988-03-26

Jose Vizcaino, San Cristobal Dom Rep, infielder (NY Mets)

Ny Mets - Notable Deaths

Gil HodgesApr 2, 1972

Ny Mets - Deaths
Date Event
1972-04-02

Gil Hodges, manager (NY Mets), dies of heart attack at 57


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