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"2009 season" - 10 Total Result(s)
YANKEE STADIUM INAUGURAL SEASON BALL
New York City’s baseball clubs opened the 2009 season with brand-new ballparks: Citi Field and Yankee Stadium. Like the Mets, the New York Yankees issued commemorative baseballs to celebrate their new ...
METS PUB FOR 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, winning the first gam ...
GETTING STARTED AT CITI FIELD
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 ...
WRIGHT JERSEY FROM 1ST CITI FIELD HOMER
David Wright wore this jersey as he made history at Citi Field, becoming both the first Met to record a hit and the first Met to record a home run at the ballpark. He notched a double in the 1st innin ...
ONE IN THE WIN COLUMN
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 ...
A GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY
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.
TOUGH SUMMER MATCHUP IN ATLANTA
Oliver Perez pitched well for the Mets at Atlanta, but the bullpen let the game slip away, and the Mets went down to defeat, 5-3.
FIRST YEAR AT CITI FIELD, 2009
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 ...
A LONG WAY FROM HOME
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 ...
CITI 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 ...