April 6

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1971: The Mets defeat the Expos, 4-2, on Opening Day at Shea Stadium. The game ends after five innings due to snow.

1972: The Mets trade Ken Singleton, Mike Jorgensen and Tim Foli to the Expos for Rusty Staub.

1973: The Mets win on Opening Day for the fourth straight year with a 3-0 victory over the Phillies at Shea Stadium. Cleon Jones drives in all the Mets' runs with two homers.

1974: The Phillies defeat the Mets, 5-4, on Opening Day at Philadelphia. It is the Mets first season-opening loss in five years and their only one of the 1970s.

1984: The Mets record their 1500th regular season win with an 8-1 victory over the Astros at Houston.

1992: In the season opener, Bobby Bonilla hit two home runs in his first game as a Met. His second homer comes in the 10th inning to give the Mets a 4-2 win over the Cardinals in St. Louis.

1994: The Mets complete a three-game series sweep of the Cubs with a 4-1 win at Chicago.

1997: The Mets defeat the Giants, 4-2, at San Francisco. Brian Bohanon is the winning pitcher in his first game with the team.

1999: The Mets pound out thirteen hits in a 12-3 win over the Marlins at Florida.

2002: The Mets score nine runs in the ninth inning for an 11-2 win over the Braves in Atlanta.

2004: The Mets defeat the Braves, 7-2, in the season opener in Atlanta. Kazuo Matsui gets three hits, including a home run in his first major league at bat.

2006: The Mets collect fifteen hits in a 10-5 win over the Nationals at Shea Stadium.

2007: The Mets pound out fifteen hits in an 11-1 win over the Braves in Atlanta.

2013: John Buck drive in four runs in a 7-3 Mets win over the Marlins at Citi Field.

2015: The Mets defeat the Nationals, 3-1, on Opening Day at Washington.