1982: Mets trade Lee Mazzilli for Ron Darling and Walt Terrell.
1985: Birthdate of Daniel Murphy.
1996: The Mets come back from a six-run deficit to defeat the Cardinals, 7-6, on Opening Day at Shea Stadium.
2002: The Mets defeat the Pirates, 6-2, on Opening Day at Shea Stadium.
2007: The Mets open the season with a 6-1 win over the Cardinals at St. Louis.
2013: The Mets defeat the Padres, 11-2, in the season opener at Citi Field.