May 22

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1964: Frank Thomas hits a two-run double in the eighth inning for a 2-1 Mets win over the Colt .45s at Houston.

1966: The Mets and Giants split a doubleheader at San Francisco. The Giants with the first game, 5-0, and the Mets take the second, 7-2.

1967: Tom Seaver pitches a five-hit complete game in a 5-2 Mets win over the Dodgers at Shea Stadium. Tom also has a stolen base and an RBI in the game.

1971: After coming from behind three times, the Mets defeat the Braves in 11 innings, 8-7, at Shea Stadium.

1976: The Mets defeat the Expos, 4-1, at Montreal. It is the 1,000th regular season win for the Mets in their history.

1977: The Mets split a doubleheader at Cincinnati. The Reds win the opener, 8-1, and the Mets take the nightcap with a 4-3 victory in 11 innings. The win in Game 2 is the final one for Joe Frazier as the team's manager.

1979: Richie Hebner and Joel Youngblood drive in all of the Mets' runs in a 4-2 win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium.

1981: Pat Zachry pitches a five-hitter in a 9-3 Mets win over the Cardinals at St. Louis.

1982: The Mets score a run in the 12th inning for a 6-5 win over the Astros at Houston.

1988: The Mets complete a sweep of a three-game series with a 5-2 win over the Dodgers at Los Angeles.

1990: Mike Marshall drives in six runs against his former Dodgers team in an 8-3 Mets win at Los Angeles.

1993: The Mets defeat the Braves, 6-1, at Shea Stadium. Winning pitcher Dwight Gooden gets three hits (including a homer) and drives in three runs.

1998: The Mets acquire Mike Piazza from the Marlins in exchange for Preston Wilson, Ed Yarnell and Geoff Getz. They also defeat the Brewers, 3-2, as Dennis Cook pulls off two successful pickoffs in the eighth inning.

2009: The Mets begin a three-game interleague series with a 5-3 win over the Red Sox at Boston.

2010: The Mets collect twelve hits in a 5-3 win over the Yankees at Citi Field.

2014: The Mets close out a three-game series with a 5-3 win over the Dodgers at Citi Field. Winning pitcher Jonathon Niese hits a run-scoring double in the game.