July 4

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1966: The Mets win both games of a doubleheader with 9-6 and 8-1 victories over the Phillies at Philadelphia.

1967: The Mets defeat the Giants, 8-7, at Shea Stadium. It is their first win ever over Juan Marichal after 19 losses.

1969: The Mets sweep a doubleheader with 11-6 and 9-2 wins over the Pirates at Pittsburgh.

1972: In the first game of a doubleheader, Tom Seaver pitches eight hitless innings before Leron Lee singles in the ninth. The Mets defeat the Padres, 2-0.

1975: Dave Kingman and Jerry Grote hit home runs off Tug McGraw in the ninth inning for a 4-3 Mets win over the Phillies at Philadelphia.

1978: Pat Zachry pitches a two-hit shutout over the Phillies. Lee Mazzilli's grand slam in the eighth inning provides all the Mets' runs in a 4-0 win.

1985: The Mets defeat the Braves in 19 innings, 16-13, in Atlanta. The game ends at 3:55 AM Eastern Time.

1990: The Mets score three runs in the eighth inning for a 7-4 win over the Astros at Shea Stadium.

1996: Robert Person and Dave Mlicki pitch a combined shutout in a 4-0 Mets win over the Expos at Montreal.

1997: Todd Pratt and Bernard Gilkey drive in three runs each in a 6-2 Mets win over the Marlins at Shea Stadium.

1999: The Mets defeat the Braves, 7-6, at Shea Stadium. Edgardo Alfonzo hits a three-run homer in the seventh inning to put the Mets ahead to stay.

2001: Glendon Rusch and two relievers combine for a six-hitter in a 2-1 Mets win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium. Rusch drives home the winning run with a squeeze bunt in the second inning.

2003: The Mets collect fourteen hits in a 7-2 win over the Reds at Cincinnati.

2004: The Mets defeat the Yankees, 6-5, at Shea Stadium to complete a three-game sweep of the Subway Series.

2010: The Mets collect fourteen hits in a 9-5 win over the Nationals at Washington.

2011: The Mets hit three run-scoring doubles in the sixth inning and defeat the Dodgers, 5-2, at Los Angeles.

2014: The Mets snap a four-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over the Rangers at Citi Field.