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METS CLUB FIRSTS
Club Accomplishments Date
First Game at St. Louis (Cardinals 11, Mets 4) April 11, 1962
First Batter Richie Ashburn (flied out to CF) April 11, 1962
First Hit Gus Bell (second-inning single) April 11, 1962
First Home Run Gil Hodges (fourth inning off Larry Jackson) April 11, 1962
First Run Richie Ashburn (third inning) April 11, 1962
First Walk Felix Mantilla (third inning) April 11, 1962
First Strikeout Roger Craig (third inning) April 11, 1962
First Batter Faced Curt Flood (flied out to CF) April 11, 1962
First Run Allowed Julian Javier (first inning) April 11, 1962
First Hit Allowed Julian Javier (first inning off Roger Craig) April 11, 1962
First HR Allowed Bill Mazeroski, Pittsburgh (second inning off Al Jackson) April 14, 1962
First Batter Walked Stan Musial (fifth inning vs. Bob Moorhead) April 11, 1962
First Batter to Strikeout Gene Oliver (second inning vs. Roger Craig) April 11, 1962
First Error Charlie Neal (groundball hit to second base in sixth inning) April 11, 1962
First Pinch-Hitter Ed Bouchee (fourth inning, walked for Roger Craig) April 11, 1962
First Relief Pitcher Bob Moorhead (fourth inning) April 11, 1962
First Home Game at Polo Grounds, vs. Pirates (lost, 4-3) April 13, 1962
First Victory at Pittsburgh (9-1) April 23, 1962

Shea Stadium Accomplishments Date
First Game Pirates 4, Mets 3 April 17, 1964
First Batter Dick Schofield, Pirates (popped out to second base) April 17, 1964
First Met Batter Tim Harkness (grounded out to shortstop) April 17, 1964
First Hit Willie Stargell (HR off Jack Fisher, second inning) April 17, 1964
First Met Hit Tim Harkness (single off Bob Friend, third inning) April 17, 1964
First Single Bob Bailey, Pirates (second inning off Fisher) April 17, 1964
First Double Ron Hunt, Mets (fourth inning off Friend) April 17, 1964
First Triple Roberto Clemente, Pirates (sixth inning off Friend) April 17, 1964
First Met Triple Jesse Gondor (first inning off Ernie Broglio, St. Louis) May 8, 1964
First Met HR Ron Hunt (eighth inning off Dick Ellsworth, Chicago) April 23, 1964
First Stolen Base Joe Christopher, Mets (sixth inning vs. Pittsburgh) April 19, 1964
First Strikeout Roberto Clemente, Pirates (first inning vs. Fisher) April 17, 1964
First Walk Jim Hickman, Mets (second inning vs. Friend) April 17, 1964
First Hit Batter Jim Hickman, Mets (fourth inning vs. Friend) April 17, 1964
First Wild Pitch Larry Bearnarth, Mets (fifth inning vs. Cincinnati) May 6, 1964
First Error Bill Mazeroski, Pittsburgh (sixth inning at second base) April 17, 1964
First Met Victory Mets 6, Pirates 0 April 19, 1964
First Shutout Al Jackson, Mets (6-0 win) April 19, 1964
First Extra-Inning Game Giants 8, Mets 6 (23 innings) May 31, 1964
First Night Game Reds 12, Mets 4 May 6, 1964
First Doubleheader Mets 4, Cardinals 1; Cardinals 10, Mets 1 May 10, 1964