Mets fans will have something to cheer about, at least when it comes to the cost of tickets.
More than 400 fans attended the first ever Queens Baseball Convention at McFadden’s bar in Citi Field.
The truth is that this dare landed him in hot water. The teenager who ran onto the field during the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Citi Field as part of a Twitter dare may pay big for that error in judgment. District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced that Dylan McCue-Masone, 18, has been arraigned [...]
Ten days after the world stopped and cried for New York, Mike Piazza made history with a swing of the bat that gave the city hope once again. The September 21, 2001 homerun Piazza hit was late in the first professional sports game since the September 11 attacks, and gave the Mets the lead in [...]
Former Met Mike Piazza, other nominees not voted into Baseball Hall of Fame; first time no inductees since 1996
No one’s going on the wall this year. The candidates for the Baseball Hall of Fame failed to get the needed 75-percent of votes today to make it into Cooperstown. This was the first time since 1996 that no one was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. One of those ball players was Mets [...]
At the end of the 2008 Major League Baseball season, Shea Stadium closed its doors for the last time. From the grass the players ran on, to the seats the fans occupied, everything was either destroyed or sold as the Mets prepared to open the doors to a brand new home, much like their crosstown [...]
To the left of Citi Field’s main entrance is a parking lot where Shea Stadium once stood. In this parking lot, amid the white lines that now outline parking spaces, are four bronze plaques that mark the bases that made Shea’s diamond. A first base where Keith Hernandez and Ed Kranepool stood; second where Wally [...]
Next year, the Mets home will field an all star at every position. Commissioner Bud Selig, Mets owner Fred Wilpon and Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that Citi Field will host the 2013 MLB All-Star Game at a press conference Wednesday, May 16. This marks the ninth time the Midsummer Classic will be played in the [...]
Russ Gompers is a lifelong Mets fan. He’s seen the highs, the lows and the mediocrity in between. He was there when the team reached baseball’s peak in 1969, then again in 1986. He was also there when the Mets closed Shea Stadium with a collapse in the standings in 2008. But beyond the usual [...]