Wearing a sparking golden crown and wielding a play horse, 1971 Banner Day winner Debby Brandon stood in line on the outskirts of Citi Field for the event’s return. The contest, which was halted in 1996 but revived this year for the team’s 50th anniversary, featured more than 300 Mets fans parading around Citi Field [...]
It truly was a banner day at Citi Field on Sunday. The Mets celebrated Banner Day for the first time in more than a decade. Click here to see all the photos from the event. Hundreds of fans paraded around Citi Field with home-made banners in a tradition that dates back to the 60s.
The New York Mets are commemorating their golden anniversary in Amazin’ fashion. In honor of their 50th season, the Mets, who played their first game on April 11, 1962, are initiating an array of tributes, including a new, celebratory logo. Third baseman David Wright, first baseman Ike Davis and outfielder Lucas Duda were joined by [...]