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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 ...
Pete Alonso Sets Home Run Record
When Pete Alonso set the MLB single-season rookie home run record with his 53rd blast of the year, this bag was the first stop on his four-base tour. We can’t tell you which ones, but we know that som ...
Pete Alonso Ties Rookie Home Run Record
On September 27, 2019, Pete Alonso tied Aaron Judge’s record for most single-season home runs by a rookie in MLB history. As he trotted around the bases for the 52nd time that season, he stepped on th ...
Pete Alonso’s First Third: MLB Debut Base
Pete Alonso went 1-4 with an 8th inning single in his MLB debut. This third base from that game was calling to him the whole time. Though Alonso didn’t quite make it around the bases this game, he’d u ...
R.A. Dickey’s 20th Win in 2012
Twenty-game-winners are rare in modern baseball, but R.A. Dickey proved himself equal to the task, winning his 20th at Citi Field against the Pittsburgh Pirates on September 27, 2012.
Site of Shea Stadium First Base
Outside Citi Field, the Mets installed markers on the site of Shea Stadium. This block noted where the first bag was located at the old stadium.
Site of Shea Stadium Second Base
The Mets commemorated the sites of the infield bases at Shea Stadium after the venue was demolished. Fans visiting nearby Citi Field can stand where their favorite players played ball.
Site of Shea Stadium Third Base
In the first five seasons of his career, David Wright played the hot corner at this marker. The Mets installed plaques on the site of the Shea Stadium bases, including Wright’s position at third base, ...
Site of the Mets Former Home (Plate)
The Mets installed memorials on the sites of Shea Stadium’s bases, located in the parking lot of their new ballpark, Citi Field. This site surely saw lots of runs scored over 45 seasons of play.
Syndergaard’s Powerful Pitching & Hitting ...
Noah Syndergaard hit his first-ever MLB homer while shutting out the Philadelphia Phillies in a 7-0 win in 2015. He crossed this base on his trip around the infield as the fans roared. He was the firs ...