1998: The Mets defeat the Phillies, 1-0, in 14 innings on Opening Day at Shea Stadium.
2003: The Mets fall 15-2 to the Cubs at Shea Stadium, their worst opening day loss in history. In his Met debut, Tom Glavine allowed five runs on eight hits in 3 2/3 innings.
2008: The Mets defeat the Marlins, 7-2, in the season opener. It is the Mets' 30th win of an Opening Day game in their history. Johan Santana gets the win in his first start as a Met.