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This Date in Mets History: July 19

Though it may seem like a brilliant idea at the time, nothing good can come out of a night spent in a club called Cooter's

This Date in Mets History: July 15

Jon Matlack won All-Star Game MVP honors on this date in 1975. Eleven years later, Sid Fernandez pitched even better, but in a losing effort.

This Date in Mets History: July 14

The man who sent the Mets "back to Georgia" on October 17, 1999 turns another year older.

Mets Morning News for July 14, 2013

All the Mets news and links that's fit to read on this particular Sunday morning.

This Date in Mets History: July 13

David Wright starred in the 2010 Midsummer Classic, Mike Piazza hit a milestone homer, and the lights went out at Shea on this date in Mets history.

This Date in Mets History: July 12

Doc Gooden made his second All-Star Game start in three years on this date in 1988.

This Date in Mets History: July 8

Bobby Jones and John Stearns, two stalwart Mets, made their All-Star debuts on this date.

This Date in Mets History: July 7

Baseball's best converged on the Mets' brand new home on this date in 1964 to play the 35th iteration of the MLB All-Star Game.

This Date in Mets History: July 6

Rod Kanehl hit the first grand slam in Mets history, Tommie Agee connected for the team's second cycle, and Jesse Orosco was just about the only NL All-Star not to get batted around on various July...

This Date in Mets History: July 5

For two-thirds of the Miracle Mets outfield, July 5 is a more memorable date than Independence Day.

This Date in Mets History: July 1

Doc Gooden hit a lot better than he pitched on this date in 1993.

This Date in Mets History: June 30

Two lefties with no-hitters to their names turned in great performances on this date. One was against the Mets, the other was perhaps the last great start of Johan Santana's career.

This Date in Mets History: June 29

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Tom Seaver becomes the Mets all-time wins leader: YAY! John Rocker returns to Shea for the first since running his mouth like a chump: BOO! [chucks battery]

This Date in Mets History: June 28

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Casey Stengel made his last Shea Stadium appearance on this date in 1975. Nineteen years later, it was Doc Gooden's turn to move on.

This Date in Mets History: June 24

Jerry Koosman cruised to his 100th career victory on this date in 1975. As did the Mets in a memorable Subway Series matchup 30 years later.

This Date in Mets History: June 23

Mets second baseman Ron Hunt learned he'd be the team's first All-Star starter on this date in 1964.

This Date in Mets History: June 22

After amassing two pennants, three Cy Young Awards, and perhaps the greatest pitching resume of the 20th century, Tom Seaver officially retired on this date in 1987.

Recap: Mets win 4-3 for the second day in a row

After falling behind 3-0 in the second, the Mets scored four unanswered runs for a comeback victory over the hated Phillies.

Mets 4, Phillies 3 — Hefner beats Hamels

Mets win! Phillies lose! All is right with the world. For one night, anyway.

GameThread

Open Thread: Mets vs. Phillies, 6/21/13

It's Hefner against Hamels tonight as the Mets and Phillies square off in the first of a three-game set.

This Date in Mets History: June 21

Future Kentucky senator Jim Bunning pitched a perfect game against the Mets on this date in 1964.

This Date in Mets History: June 17

The Mets and Willie Randolph parted ways on this date in 2008.

This Date in Mets History: June 16

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LOLpen hijinks abound on this date in Mets history. Read all about the blown leads and balks...if you dare.

This Date in Mets History: June 15

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The Midnight Massacre took place on this date in 1977. Six years later, Seaver was a Met for the second time and Keith Hernandez was for the first.

This Date in Mets History: June 14

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We're talking New York Mets baseball with Ike, Jeff Reardon and the Duke

This Date in Mets History: June 10

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Super long extra-inning games aren't always as painful to watch as this weekend's.

This Date in Mets History: June 9

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GIl Hodges became the second Mets manager to have his number retired on this date in 1973.

This Date in Mets History: June 8

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The Mets participated in the first-ever MLB draft on this date in 1965 and wound up taking a Hall of Famer.

This Date in Mets History: June 7

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Three years ago today, the Mets picked some guy named Harvery or something.

This Date in Mets History: June 3

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The Mets made Darryl Strawberry the first overall pick in the 1980 draft on this date 33 years ago.

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