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SITE OF THE FORMER HOME (PLATE) OF THE METS
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.
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CITI FIELD BASE FROM 2015 NLCS GAME 1
There wasn’t much action on the basepath during the 2nd inning of Game 1 of the 2015 NLCS, when this base was in play. The bases didn’t stay clean, though, as the Mets hit their stride in later inning ...
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DICKEY’S 20TH WIN
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.
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POWER PITCHER
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 ...
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RECORD-BREAKING NIGHT
Now here’s a base that saw some action. When the Mets faced the LA Angels on May 20, 2017, Terry Collins became the all-time Mets leader for games managed (1,103). That same night, Jose Reyes collecte ...
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MORE HITS THAN ANY MET
On September 26, 2012, David Wright passed Ed Kranepool to take over the Mets franchise record for hits with 1,419, crossing this base as he did so. He would end his professional career in 2018 with 1 ...
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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 ...
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NO-HITTER PLATE, 2012
Plenty of Cardinals walked up to home plate on June 1, 2012, but not a single one of them got to run across it. Johan Santana threw three strikes across this plate to strike out David Freese of the St ...
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TOUCH ‘EM ALL
On April 25, 2012, David Wright slugged a two-run homer against Miami’s Mark Buehrle to break Darryl Strawberry’s franchise RBI record. This is one of the bases that the Mets captain touched during hi ...
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WRIGHT SIGNED BASE FROM SHEA’S FINAL SEASON
Team captain David Wright wrote “Goodbye Shea” on a base used in the first 3 innings of a game in the stadium’s final season. He notched 2 hits, but the Mets fell to the Florida Marlins, 7-3. ...