NY Mets Press Release

FLUSHING, N.Y. — The New York Mets today announced that advanced ticket sales for the 2007 regular season at Shea Stadium have surpassed 2.5 million. By comparison, the Mets reached the same attendance mark last year on May 3, more than a month after their home opener.

Sales for Season Tickets and Plans for 2007 are up more than 35% from last year’s same date sales. Continuing full Season Tickets holders in both 2007 and 2008 will have priority in purchasing Season Tickets at Citi Field, the Mets’ new home scheduled to open in 2009.

The Mets sold 3,510,157 tickets for the 2006 regular season at Shea Stadium, including eight sellouts and 11 crowds in excess of 50,000.