Opened prior to the 2009 season, Citi Field is the new home of Major League Baseball’s New York Mets. Replacing the old Shea Stadium, Citi Field will go a long way to helping fans forget their former stadium which was known by many as the worst in baseball. With seating capacity of more than 42,000, the new ballpark offers some great new features for fans.
When they enter the park they will experience the new Jackie Robinson Rotunda which pays tribute to the man who broke baseball’s color barrier. Ticket holders also get have fun just outside center field at the 2K Sports FanFest area where people can play wiffleball, hit in a batting cage and much more. In 2013, Major League Baseball will put the new stadium on display when it plays host to the 2013 MLB All-Star Game and festivities.
TicketNews has learned through various reliable touring industry executives that Paul McCartney will be the first artist to perform at Citi Field in Flushing, NY. The three shows are currently scheduled for July 17-18, and the concerts, more than 40 years after McCartney’s iconic performance at Flushing’s Shea Stadium... Read more
By Tim Fraser The New York Mets and the New York Yankees seem to constantly battle for the back page of the New York newspapers. As the Yankees build themselves a new stadium, the Mets, not to be outdone, are also in the process on constructing a $600 million... Read more