August 4

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1962: The Mets sweep a doubleheader from the Reds, 9-1 and 3-2, at the Polo Grounds. A home run by Frank Thomas in the 14th inning wins Game 2 for the Mets.

1966: Ron Swoboda's three-run homer in the ninth gives the Mets an 8-6 win over the Giants at Shea Stadium.

1970: Nolan Ryan strikes out 13 batters and pitches a three-hit shutout in a 4-0 Mets win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium. Dave Marshall drives in three runs with a pair of doubles.

1972: Jim McAndrew pitches a three-hit complete game in a 6-1 Mets win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium.

1976: Jerry Koosman pitches a four-hit shutout in a 4-0 Mets win over the Expos at Shea Stadium.

1978: John Stearns and Joel Youngblood drive in three runs each in an 8-3 Mets win over the Cardinals at St. Louis.

1979: In his first game as a Met, Jose Cardenal hits two doubles and drives in a run in the team's 3-2 win over the Expos at Montreal.

1980: The Mets and Expos split a doubleheader at Montreal. The final score of each game is 4-3.

1982: The Mets defeat the Cubs at Wrigley Field, 7-4. Craig Swan hits his only major league home run and Joel Youngblood puts the Mets ahead to stay with a two-run single. Before the game ends, Youngblood is traded to the Expos and gets a hit for his new team in Philadelphia that night.

1985: The Mets defeat the Cubs, 4-1, at Chicago. Dwight Gooden sets a new team seasonal record with his 11th consecutive winning decision.

1998: Lenny Harris walks with the bases loaded in the 10th inning for a 7-6 Mets win over the Giants at Shea Stadium.

2001: The Mets defeat the Diamondbacks, 4-2, at Arizona.

2004: The Mets score five runs in the seventh inning of a 6-5 win over the Brewers at Milwaukee.

2015: The Mets score four runs in the eighth inning for a 5-1 win over the Marlins at Miami.