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1965: Jim Hickman becomes the first Met ever to hit three home runs in a game. The Mets defeat the Cardinals, 6-3.

1973: The Mets (5-0) and Phillies (6-3) split a Labor Day doubleheader at Shea Stadium. In the opener of the twinbill, Jerry Koosman pitches a shutout and Ted Martinez goes 4-for-4 (including a homer) with four RBIs.

1974: The Mets sweep a doubleheader with 2-0 and 11-4 wins over the Cubs at Chicago.

1976: Tom Seaver pitches a four-hit shutout and records his 200th strikeout of the season in a 1-0 Mets win over the Phillies at Shea Stadium.

1977: The Mets hit five doubles that lead to a 9-1 win over the Braves at Shea Stadium.

1978: Lee Mazzilli becomes the first Met to hit a home run from each side of the plate in one game. The Mets defeat the Dodgers, 8-5.

1983: The Mets defeat the Padres in 15 innings, 4-3, at Shea Stadium.

1985: Gary Carter hits three home runs in the Mets' 8-3 win over the Padres in San Diego.

1991: Anthony Young records his first major league win in a 6-1 Mets victory over the Astros at Shea Stadium.

2001: The Mets defeat the Phillies, 10-7, on Labor Day at Philadelphia. It is the 3,000th regular season win for the Mets in their history.

2002: The Mets lose to the Marlins at Shea Stadium in the first game of a doubleheader, breaking the team record of consecutive losses in home games with their 15th.

2003: The Mets defeat the first place Braves, 9-3, to complete a sweep of a three-game series at Shea Stadium.

2006: The Mets lose to the Astros, 2-1, despite a combined one-hitter among four pitchers.

2008: The Mets complete a three-game series sweep with a 9-2 win over the Brewers at Milwaukee.

2014: Two runs in the eighth inning lift the Mets to a 4-3 win over the Marlins at Miami.