Banner Day

Banner Day returns, brings out the fans
Banner Day returns, brings out the fans
Sports Liam La Guerre 5/30/2012 at 4:57PM

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 [...]

Mets celebrate first Banner Day in 16 years
Mets celebrate first Banner Day in 16 years
News Billy Rennison 5/29/2012 at 1:17PM

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.    

Fifty years of Amazin’
Fifty years of Amazin’
Sports Michael Pantelidis 12/13/2011 at 1:24PM

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 [...]