July 7

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1962: Marv Throneberry hits a two-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Mets a 5-4 win over the Cardinals in the first game of a doubleheader at the Polo Grounds. The Cardinals win the second game, 3-2.

1964: The All-Star Game is held at Shea Stadium. The National League wins, 7-4, on a ninth inning home run by the Phillies' Johnny Callison. It is the only All-Star Game ever played at Shea.

1968: The Mets and Phillies split a doubleheader at Philadelphia. The Phils win the opener, 4-3, and the Mets take the nightcap, 4-2. Tom Seaver records his only major league save in the Mets' Game 2 victory.

1970: Ron Swoboda draws a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning to give the Mets a 4-3 win over the Cardinals at Shea Stadium.

1974: Ted Martinez drives in four runs in a 6-0 Mets win over the Giants at Shea Stadium.

1985: The Mets sweep a doubleheader with 4-0 and 8-5 wins over the Braves in Atlanta.

1987: The Mets sweep a doubleheader with 6-2 and 5-1 wins over the Braves in Atlanta. In the second game, Randy Myers records his first major league save.

1994: Jason Jacome pitches a shutout for his first major league win as the Mets defeat the Dodgers, 3-0, at Los Angeles.

1995: The Mets come back from a five-run deficit for a 9-8 win over the Pirates at Pittsburgh.

2001: The Mets get three consecutive run-scoring singles in the top of the 10th inning to defeat the Yankees, 3-0.

2002: Jay Payton drive in five runs in a 9-3 Mets win over the Marlins at Florida.

2004: The Mets pound out eighteen hits in a 10-1 win over the Phillies at Philadelphia.

2005: The Mets score a run in the 11th inning for a 3-2 win over the Nationals at Washington.

2007: The Mets defeat the Astros, 5-3, in 17 innings at Houston.

2012: Jordany Valdespin and Ike Davis hit home runs in a 3-1 Mets win over the Cubs at Citi Field.

2013: Jeremy Hefner strikes out eight batters in seven innings for the win in a 2-1 Mets victory over the Brewers at Milwaukee.

2014: Ruben Tejada singles home the winning run in the 11th inning to give the Mets a 4-3 victory over the Braves at Citi Field.