Here’s what happened on this day in New York Mets history:
1962: New York Mets signed free agent Ed Kranepool.
1964: New York Mets released Tom Sturdivant.
1975: New York Mets signed free agent Roy Lee Jackson.
2010: Jonathon Niese pitched six shutout innings, three New York Mets hit home runs (David Wright, Ike Davis and Jeff Francoeur) and Jason Bay collected his 1,000th career major league hit as the Mets defeated the Minnesota Twins, 6-0, at Citi Field.