September 5

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1969: Tom Seaver becomes the Mets' first ever 20-game winner with a 5-1 victory over the Phillies.

1975: Mike Vail and Dave Kingman hit two-run homers in a 5-2 Mets win over the Cardinals at Shea Stadium.

1981: Pat Zachry records his seventh win of the season in a 4-2 Mets victory over the Braves at Shea Stadium.

1982: The Mets score seven runs in the second inning of a 10-2 win over the Reds at Shea Stadium.

1983: George Foster hits a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Mets a 6-5 win over the Phillies.

1989: Juan Samuel hits a run-scoring single in the ninth inning for a 3-2 Mets win over the Cubs at Shea Stadium.

1990: John Franco gets his first loss as a Met, giving up a run and getting only one out in a 4-1 Mets defeat to the Pirates.

1995: Jason Isringhausen pitches eight scoreless innings in a 4-0 Mets win over the Padres at San Diego.

1998: Tony Phillips hits a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Mets a 5-4 win over the Braves at Shea Stadium.

1999: Masato Yoshii records nine strikeouts and Darryl Hamilton connects for the 100th grand slam in Mets history in the team's 6-2 Mets win over the Rockies at Shea Stadium.

2000: The Mets defeat the Reds, 3-2, in 10 innings at Cincinnati. Todd Zeile's home run wins the game for the Mets.

2010: The Mets defeat the Cubs, 18-5, at Chicago. Ruben Tejada hits his first major league home run.

2014: The Mets pound out eighteen hits (including five homers) in a 14-5 win over the Reds at Cincinnati.

2015: Bartolo Colon pitches a complete game shutout in a 7-0 Mets win over the Marlins at Miami.