April 19

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1963: The Mets win their first game of the season, 5-4, over the Milwaukee Braves at the Polo Grounds. Back-to-back doubles by Jim Hickman and Ron Hunt in the ninth inning score the winning runs.

1964: Al Jackson pitches a 6-0 shutout over the Pirates for the Mets' first win at Shea Stadium.

1969: Tom Seaver pitches a complete game in a 2-1 Mets win over Bob Gibson and the Cardinals at St. Louis.

1970: The Mets split a doubleheader with the Phillies at Shea Stadium. The Phils win the opener, 3-2, in 10 innings and the Mets take the nightcap by a score of 10-2. The victory in Game 2 is the Mets' 500th regular season win in their history.

1973: The Mets and Cubs split a doubleheader at Shea Stadium. The Mets win the opener, 3-1, and Chicago takes the second game, 7-0.

1976: Del Unser hits a home run in the 17th inning to give the Mets a 4-3 win at St. Louis.

1977: Jerry Koosman and Skip Lockwood team up for a six-hitter in a 5-2 Mets win over the Cardinals at St. Louis.

1978: Pat Zachry pitches a two-hit shutout in a 2-0 Mets win over the Cardinals at St. Louis.

1981: The Mets split a doubleheader with the Expos at Shea Stadium. Montreal wins the opener, 4-3, and the Mets win the nightcap, 7-2. Dave Kingman hits his first home run since returning to the team in the Mets' Game 2 win.

1984: Hubie Brooks hits a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Mets a 7-6 win over the Expos at Shea Stadium.

1985: Dwight Gooden and Jesse Orosco combine for a three-hit shutout in a 1-0 Mets win over the Phillies at Philadelphia. Keith Hernandez hits a run-scoring single in the ninth inning.

1986: Dwight Gooden strikes out ten batters in a 3-2 Mets win over the Phillies at Shea Stadium.

1989: Lee Mazzilli hits a three-run homer in the eighth inning that gives the Mets a 4-2 win over the Phillies at Shea Stadium.

1990: Howard Johnson hits a two-run double to break a tie and lead the Mets to a 4-1 win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium.

1992: Anthony Young records his last win (an 11-6 Mets victory over the Expos at Montreal) before losing his next 27 consecutive decisions, setting an all-time record. His streak finally ends on July 28, 1993.

1994: The Mets close out a two-game series with a 4-3 win over the Padres at San Diego.

1997: The Mets score three runs in the seventh and eighth innings for a 6-3 win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium.

1998: The Mets collect sixteen hits in a 14-0 win over the Reds in Cincinnati. Bernard Gilkey scores five runs in the game.

2000: Rick Reed pitches seven innings for the win in a 3-1 Mets victory over the Brewers at Shea Stadium.

2004: The Mets defeat the Expos, 4-1, at Shea Stadium. Tyler Yates records his first major league win.

2005: The Mets set a club record with seven home runs in a 16-4 win over the Phillies. Jose Reyes and Victor Diaz hit two homers each while Doug Mientkiewicz, Mike Piazza and David Wright each hit one. Wright's homer is his first career grand slam.

2007: The Mets collect sixteen hits in an 11-3 win over the Florida Marlins in Miami. Mets pitchers combine for fifteen strikeouts in the game.

2008: David Wright and Jose Reyes drive in all of the Mets' runs in a 4-2 win over the Phillies at Philadelphia.

2010: The Mets score five runs in the seventh inning for a 6-1 win over the Cubs at Citi Field.

2013: Ike Davis and Lucas Duda homer twice each in a 7-1 Mets win over the Nationals at Citi Field.

2015: The Mets complete a four-game series sweep with a 7-6 win over the Marlins at Citi Field.