Shea Stadium,William A. Shea Stadium,New York,NY,US

Ball Park First Game
Date – 04/17/1964 (1)
Starting Pitchers – vs. Pirates: 04/17/1964
Final Score 4-3 (PIT)
Attendance – 50,312
Starting Pitchers Jack Fisher (NYN); Bob Friend (PIT)
First Batter – Dick Schofield (PIT) Result – Popped to 2B
First Hits – Willie Stargell (PIT),Homered to RF (2nd)
First Run – Willie Stargell (PIT)
First RBI – Willie Stargell (PIT)
First Homerun – Willie Stargell (PIT) vs. Jack Fisher (NYN) on 04/17/1964 (2nd inning)
First Grandslam – Jim Hickman (NYN) vs. Vern Law (PIT) on 08/19/1964 (6th inning)
First Inside Park Homerun – Ron Hunt (NYN) vs. Sandy Koufax (LAN) on 06/05/1966 (8th inning)
First No Hitter – Jim Bunning (PHI) vs. Mets on 06/21/1964

Ball Park Lasts
Last Game – vs. Marlins: 09/28/2008, Final Score – 4-2 (FLO)
Attendance – 56,059
Starting Pitchers – Oliver Perez (NYN); Scott Olsen (FLO), Winning Pitcher – Joe Nelson (FLO) Losing Pitcher – Scott Schoeneweis (NYN)
Last Batter – Ryan Church (NYN), result – Flied to CF
Last Hit – Jeremy Hermida (FLO), Singled to RF (9)
Last Run – Dan Uggla (FLO), Last RBI – Dan Uggla (FLO)
Last HR – Dan Uggla (FLO) vs. Luis Ayala (NYN) on 09/28/2008 (8th inning)
Last Grand Slam – Carlos Delgado (NYN) vs. Carlos Zambrano (CHN) on 09/24/2008 (3rd inning)
Last Inside The Park Homerun – Jose Reyes (NYN) vs. Brad Penny (LAN) on 09/07/2006 (6th inning)
Last No Hitter – Bob Moose (PIT) vs. Mets on 09/20/1969

TRIVIA –
On April 14, 1999 Mets closer John Franco earned his 400th save of his career in a game against the Marlins and joined Lee Smith in the 400 saves club; On May 5, 2004 Mets catcher Mike Piazza set a new record for catchers when he belted his 352nd homer as a backstop and passed Carlton Fisk on the all-time list.