The New York Mets today announced a 30th anniversary celebration of the 1986 World Championship team Memorial Day Weekend May 27-29 vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field.
The Mets will commemorate the achievements of one of the most legendary and beloved teams in New York sports history with special promotional giveaways and in-ballpark entertainment. The Mets have invited all players from the 1986 championship team along with Manager Davey Johnson and staff to be a part of the pregame on-field ceremony on Saturday, May 28.
- 1986 Themed Free Shirt Friday, May 27 – 7:10 p.m.
All Fans in attendance will receive a 1986 World Championship themed t-shirt
- Super Saturday, May 28 – 6:30 p.m. 1986 Champions Pregame On Field Ceremony
6:30 p.m. for a special ceremony recognizing coaches and players from the 1986 World Championship Team
- Family Sunday, May 29 – 8:08 p.m. 1986 Championship Replica Ring Giveaway
The first 15,000 fans in attendance will receive a 1986 World Championship replica ring
“The 1986 Mets made an indelible mark on the baseball and New York sports scene, capturing the hearts of fans like few other teams,” said Mets COO Jeff Wilpon. “This 30th anniversary celebration provides our fans a way to re-connect their excitement to the historic achievements of 1986.”
To relive all the amazin’ memories in addition to seeing the National League Champion Mets postseason rematch vs. the Dodgers, tickets are available now at Mets.com/1986 or (718) 507-TIXX.
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