The Mets first Opening Day was in 1962 at the Polo Grounds. The first two was in the Polo Grounds from 1962-1963. Then they moved to Shea Stadium where the played their opening day's from there since 1964-2008. Now they play their Opening Day games at Citi Field since 2010 which became the first on April 5. Mets ACE Johan Santana has made his opening day starts as a Met from 2008, 2009, 2010. He made his first OD start as a Met on April 5 at Citi Field.
For the rosters see Mets Opening Day Rosters by the year.
|Season||Each year is linked to an article about that particular Mets season.|
|ND (W)||No decision by starting pitcher; Mets won game|
|ND (L)||No decision by starting pitcher; Mets lost game|
|Location||Stadium in italics for home game|
|Pitcher (#)||Number of appearances as Opening Day starter with the Mets|
|*||Advanced to the post-season|
|†||World Series Champions|