August 6

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1968: The Mets defeat the Astros, 4-1, in Houston. Kevin Collins hits a three-run homer in the ninth inning. It is Collins' first major league home run.

1972: The Mets pound out eleven hits in a 12-2 win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium.

1973: The Mets score nine runs in the final three innings to defeat the Cardinals, 10-3, at Shea Stadium.

1975: Yogi Berra is fired as Mets manager and replaced by Roy McMillan. In McMillan's managerial debut, the Mets defeat the Expos, 9-6, at Shea Stadium.

1982: The Mets and Pirates split a doubleheader at Pittsburgh. Each game is decided by a score of 7-3.

1983: Walt Terrell becomes the first Mets pitcher ever to hit two home runs in one game. The Mets defeat the Cubs, 4-1.

1986: The Mets defeat the Cubs in 12 innings, 7-6, in the first game of a doubleheader at Chicago. The second game is suspended and continued the next day. The Mets then complete another 7-6 win.

1987: In a game that features six home runs, the Mets score in the ninth inning on Kevin McReynolds' single for a 7-6 win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium.

1989: Kevin McReynolds hits a home run in the 14th inning to give the Mets a 2-1 win over the Expos at Shea Stadium.

1998: The Mets score two runs in the ninth inning for a 9-8 victory over the Giants at Shea Stadium. Luis Lopez walks with the bases loaded to force home the winning run.

2002: Pedro Astacio pitches a three-hitter with ten strikeouts in a 5-1 Mets win over the Brewers at Milwaukee.

2005: Four Mets pitchers team up for a four-hit shutout in a 2-0 win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium.

2006: The Mets score 7 runs in the fourth inning and defeat the Phillies, 8-1, at Shea Stadium. Jose Reyes hits a grand slam.

2010: Mike Hessman hits a three-run homer as a pinch hitter in the Mets' 7-5 loss to the Phillies. It is Hessman's first home run as a Met.

2011: The Mets defeat the Braves, 11-7, at Citi Field to end a five-game losing streak.

2013: Juan Lagares drives in all the Mets' runs in a 3-2 win over the Rockies at Citi Field. The game featured the major league debut on Wilmer Flores on his 22nd birthday.