1969: The Mets defeat the Expos, 4-2, at Shea Stadium. Gary Gentry gets the win in his major league debut. Tommie Agee hits two home runs, one of which lands in the upper deck in left field.
1971: The Mets defeat the Reds, 3-2, in 11 innings at Shea Stadium.
1974: The Mets defeat the Cardinals, 3-2, in their first home game of the season. Jerry Koosman is the winning pitcher and Jerry Grote hits a home run.
1976: Jon Matlack pitches a four-hit shutout in a 1-0 Mets win over the Expos at Shea Stadium.
1978: The Mets defeat the Cubs, 6-0, as Craig Swan pitches a five-hit shutout. Steve Henderson and Ken Henderson drive in all six runs of the game.
1980: The Mets defeat the Cubs, 5-2, on Opening Day at Shea Stadium. It is the team's first game under new ownership.
1982: Pat Zachry pitches seven and two-thirds hitless innings and records the win in a 9-5 Mets victory over the Cubs at Chicago.
1984: Craig Swan records his final major league win in a 4-2 Mets victory over the Braves in Atlanta.
1987: The Mets defeat the Braves, 6-3, at Shea Stadium. All the Mets' runs are scored on three homers.
1988: Mookie Wilson hits two home runs in a 4-3 Mets win over the Phillies at Philadelphia.
1999: Matt Franco scores from first base on Todd Pratt's single in the 11th inning for a 4-3 Mets win over the Expos at Montreal.
2002: Roberto Alomar and Mike Piazza hit consecutive home runs in the eighth inning for a 3-2 Mets win over the Cubs at Chicago.
2005: Pedro Martinez gets his first win as a Met in a 6-1 victory over the Braves at Atlanta. It is also Willie Randolph's first win as Mets' manager after five losses to begin the season.
2008: Angel Pagan singles home the winning run in the 12th inning for a 4-3 Mets victory over the Phillies at Shea Stadium.
2014: Eric Young and Daniel Murphy combine for six hits, four stolen bases and six runs scored in a 6-4 Mets win over the Braves at Atlanta.