The Mets will pay tribute to their longtime broadcaster Ralph Kiner, who recently passed away, by wearing a commemorative uniform patch on the right sleeve of their jerseys throughout the 2014 season, the team announced Sunday.
Cleats 4 Kids raised more than $9,000 in its annual LIC fundraiser to ship baseball equipment to disadvantaged children in the Dominican Republic.
More than 400 fans attended the first ever Queens Baseball Convention at McFadden’s bar in Citi Field.
A Queens native is hoping to establish a new baseball culture in the borough to foster more skilled players.
O say can you sing? The New York Mets hosted the first round of their 2014 Anthem Search on Thursday to find the person who will sing the national anthem at opening day next year. More than 150 contestants auditioned for the position, giving 60 seconds of their best vocals to a panel of judges. [...]
A Connecticut man has been charged for allegedly making threats against the New York Mets. Aryn Leroux, 42, of West Haven, was arrested Wednesday for making threats against the baseball team’s players, coaches, executives as well as Citi Field, according to the AP, and charged with misdemeanor threatening and breach of peace. He reportedly made [...]
As if not making the playoffs wasn’t bad enough for Mets fans, the team announced Friday that rookie sensation Matt Harvey will undergo Tommy John surgery, which will force him to miss the 2014 season. “After further consultation with doctors, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has elected to have surgery to repair a partial tear of [...]
It was a Piazza palooza at Citi Field. The New York Mets inducted legendary catcher Mike Piazza as the 27th member in the Mets Hall of Fame on Sunday before the team played its final game of the year. Piazza received a proclamation from Mayor Michael Bloomberg, which declared September 29 as Mike Piazza Day. [...]
The Ozone Howard Little League eight and under team defeated Oceanside National Little League, 7-5, in a tournament hosted by Oceanside on July 25, after an explosive comeback effort. Trailing Oceanside in the 4th inning, Ozone Howard’s Chris Kollmer cleared the bases with a two-out double to take the lead. Following the comeback, John Sapia [...]
The Mets are hoping to make fans’ dreams come true— with a sleepover. The team announced its first-ever “Citi Field Sleepover” will be on Saturday, August 10 at the ballpark. Tickets for the sleepover started to go on sale today at 10 a.m., and a presale was available yesterday for Mets season ticket holders. Only [...]