May 5

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1963: The Mets split a doubleheader with the Giants at the Polo Grounds. San Francisco wins the opener, 6-3, and the Mets take the second game, 4-2.

1967: Jerry Buchek hits a home run in the ninth inning for a 3-2 Mets win over the Astros at Shea Stadium.

1974: John Milner hits a two-run homer in the 10th inning to give the Mets a 6-4 win over the Padres in Game 2 of a doubleheader at Shea Stadium.

1980: Ron Hodges hits a run-scoring double in the 10th inning to give the Mets a 3-2 win over the Reds at Shea Stadium.

1981: Trailing 9-0, the Mets score seven runs in the ninth inning before losing to the Giants, 9-7.

1994: The Mets hit three homers and three doubles in an 8-1 win over the Cardinals at St. Louis.

1995: Bobby Jones and John Franco combine on a shutout in a 3-0 Mets win over the Reds at Cincinnati.

1997: Todd Hundley hits two home runs to lead the Mets to a 6-1 win over the Rockies at Colorado.

2000: Al Leiter records nine strikeouts in seven innings pitched in a 4-1 Mets win over the Marlins at Florida.

2001: The Mets collect twelve hits and three sacrifice flies in an 8-1 win over the Diamondbacks at Shea Stadium.

2004: The Mets score six runs in the eighth inning for an 8-2 win over the Giants at Shea Stadium.

2006: The Mets defeat the Braves, 8-7, in 14 innings at Shea Stadium.

2009: The Mets complete a two-game series sweep with a 4-3 win over the Braves in Atlanta.

2012: Mike Nickeas and Andres Torres hit two-run singles in the fourth inning in a 4-3 Mets win over the Diamondbacks at Citi Field.

2015: Bartolo Colon records nine strikeouts in seven and two-third innings in a 3-2 Mets win over the Orioles at Citi Field.