- Infamous yet elite defensive shortstop Rey Ordoñez signs a deal with the Mets in 1994.
- Left Handed Reliever Rich Rodriguez signed as a Free Agent in 2000.
- Elmer Dessens left the Mets to sign with the San Francisco Giants in 2011.
- The Mets signed Brandon Lyon in 2013.
- Tyler Clippard elected to sign with the Diamondbacks over the Mets in 2016.
- Mike Bishop died on this date in 2005. R.I.P.