The New York Mets, along with Heritage Werks, are excited to announce the launch of The Virtual Vault, a completely free digital archive of historical material that tells the story of the Mets franchise with a heavy emphasis on the 1969 World Champion Mets in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary Celebration of that incredible season this weekend June…
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Mets.com Exclusively Stream ‘86 World Championship Anniversary Pregame Ceremony
The New York Mets today announced that mets.com will exclusively stream the pregame ceremony this Saturday night celebrating the 30th anniversary of the 1986 World Championship Team beginning at 6:15 p.m.
The Bad Guys Won!: A Book Review
If you don’t know by now, I am and have always been a die hard NY Mets fan. As far back as I can remember I was rooting for the Blue and Orange of Queens. Growing up so close to the stadium (Shea, now Citi Field) that should come of no surprise. Also with my…
There Was Soccer And WWE Wrestling At Shea Stadium?
Yes there were both soccer matches as well as well known WWE wrestlers who performed at Shea Stadium. The likes of Bruno Sammartino, Pedro Morales Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, Larry Zbyszko. Even boxing legend Muhammad Ali who faced Japanese wrestling star Antonio Inoki. It was considered by some as the first Mixed Martial Arts match.
Do You Remember The Ride Down Memory Lane?
Hey New Yorkers, the Nostalgia Train got you to the Mets game as New York City prepared to ‘Shea’ goodbye to Shea Stadium. On Sunday, September 28, 2008 New York City Transit rolled out its vintage Nostalgia Train along the 7 line in commemoration of the final regular season home game at Shea.