Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in Mets history against the Cardinals on June 1, 2012. He walked five and struck out eight on his way to history.

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Johan Santana delivers to the plate. (June 1, 2012)

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Johan Santana delivers to the plate. (June 1, 2012)

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Johan Santana delivers to the plate. (June 1, 2012)

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Johan Santana pitches during the second inning. (June 1, 2012)

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Johan Santana celebrates after his no-hitter on June 1, 2012.

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David Wright looks on during a game against the Cardinals. (June 1, 2012)

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The scoreboard after Johan Santana pitched the Mets' first no-hitter. (June 1, 2012)

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Johan Santana reacts to his no -hitter. (June 1, 2012)

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Johan Santana throws his last pitch to David Freese for a no-hitter. (June 1, 2012)

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Johan Santana reacts to the final out and his no-hitter. (June 1, 2012)

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Johan Santana after his no-hitter. (June 1, 2012)

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Josh Thole embraces Johan Santana after his no-hitter. (June 1, 2012)

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Johan Santana after his no-hitter. (June 1, 2012)

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Johan Santana gets pied by Justin Turner. (June 1, 2012)

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Johan Santana, center, is mobbed by teammates after his no-hitter. (June 1, 2012)