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40 Years and Still Amazin’
In 1969, 15-year-old Howie Rose sat in the upper deck of Shea Stadium and saw Tom Seaver take a perfect game into the 9th inning only to be broken up. Forty years later, Rose presided over a ceremony ...
A Rose by Any Other Name
It’s been said that no one has seen more New York Mets games than Howie Rose. Attending since the inaugural season of 1962 and broadcasting since 1987, Rose is one of the living embodiments of Mets ba ...
Back at Home for Spring Training
Jay Horwitz, head of Mets public relations, talked with Darryl Strawberry and John Franco at Port St. Lucie in 2009. Strawberry was helping run the team’s annual media seminar while Franco had just st ...
Baseball From Mets First Citi Field Win
Citi Field saw its first Mets win in a 7-2 victory over the San Diego Padres. The Mets broke out with a four-run inning in the 7th, and Carlos Delgado hit a home run in the 8th to truly put the game o ...
Citi Field Still Remembers Mike Piazza
Although Mike Piazza was retired from MLB by the time Citi Field opened in 2009, he was still a beloved figure in the Mets franchise. His no. 31 would later be retired at the ballpark during the 2016 ...
Citi Field’s First Year: 2009 Mets Yearbook
In 2009, the Mets opened another chapter in franchise history by opening a new ballpark, Citi Field. More than 3 million fans visited in the inaugural season, where the Mets posted a 41-40 record at h ...
Getting Citi Field Started: Game-Used Ball
The first regular season game at Citi Field was full of action, including a David Wright home run for the first Mets dinger in the ballpark. This ball was used in the inaugural game, as Mets battled t ...
Long Way From Home: Mets Plate in Space
That’s one giant leap for the Mets! As part of a final servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope in 2009, Atlantis shuttled a home plate from Shea Stadium right into Outer Space. Mike Massimino ...
Mets Mag: Inaugural Series at Citi Field
Before Citi Field opened for the 2009 regular season, the Mets first played at the ballpark in a two-game exhibition series against the Boston Red Sox. The Mets split the series, picking up a 4-3 win ...
Mets WS 40th Anniversary Ticket
In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the 1969 World Series title, members of the Miracle Mets team attended a pregame ceremony at Citi Field. It was the inaugural year at the new ballpark.