Born on this date:
Jim Hickman (1937)
Pete Schourek (1969)
Craig Brazell (1980)
- Mets signed free agent Tom Sturdivant in 1964.
- Mets traded Larry Elliot to the Kansas City Athletics for Ed Charles in 1967.
- Mets purchased Bob Johnson and John Miller from the Baltimore Orioles in 1967.
- Mets traded Jason Felice to the Minnesota Twins for Bill Latham in 1987.
Games and Events:
1965 - Before an exhibition game at West Point, Casey Stengel slips and fractures his wrist.
1968 - Tommie Agee cracks his first home run as a member of the Mets in a 5-1 win at Chicago.