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1960: The Continental League disbands on the promise that four of its franchises would be accepted as expansion franchises in the National and American Leagues.

1963: The Mets and Braves split a doubleheader in Milwaukee. The Braves win the opener, 8-0, and the Mets take the nightcap, 3-1, in 11 innings.

1964: The Mets and Colt .45s split a doubleheader at Shea Stadium. Houston wins the opener, 9-7, and the Mets take the nightcap, 4-2. In the second game, Ron Locke records his only major league win.

1973: The Mets defeat the Pirates, 5-1, at Shea Stadium. Cleon Jones becomes the first player ever to get 1,000 career hits as a Met.

1975: Jon Matlack pitches a five-hit shutout in a 6-0 Mets win over the Pirates at Pittsburgh.

1979: The Mets and Phillies split a doubleheader at Shea Stadium. The Phils with the opener, 7-4, and the Mets take the nightcap, 2-1. Jose Cardenal is acquired by the Mets from the Phillies between games.

1980: The Mets score two runs in the seventh inning and two more in the eighth for a 5-3 comeback win over the Astros at Shea Stadium.

1994: The Mets score three runs in the eighth inning for a 4-1 win over the Braves at Shea Stadium.

2005: The Mets defeat the Brewers in 11 innings, 9-8, despite five Milwaukee home runs.

2006: The Mets hold off a Marlins comeback effort for a 6-5 win at Florida.

2007: The Mets pound out eighteen hits in a 12-4 win over the Brewers at Milwaukee.

2008: Daniel Murphy plays his first major league game. He gets one hit and scores a run in the Mets' 5-4 loss to the Astros.

2012: Ronny Cedeno drives in five runs in a 9-1 Mets win over the Giants at San Francisco.

2013: Eric Young hits a two-run homer in the 11th inning for a 4-2 Mets win over the Royals at Citi Field.

2014: The Mets score four runs in the seventh inning for a 4-2 victory over the Giants at Citi Field. Winning pitcher Jacob deGrom and San Francisco's Jake Peavy each hurl no-hit ball from the first inning to the sixth.

2015: The Mets hit three home runs in the third inning for a 5-2 win over the Nationals at Citi Field. The victory lifts the Mets into a tie for first place with the Nats in the N. L. East.