PRESS RELEASE – The New York Mets announced today they are installing a new Daktronics high definition Citi Field centerfield video board that is 62% larger than the original screen. Beginning this week, Daktronics will design, manufacture and install at Citi Field one of the first 13HD LED centerfield video board displays inside a professional baseball venue that will be 62% bigger Continue reading
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We’ve always liked Gary “Baba Booey” Dell’Abate, executive producer of the Howard Stern Show and co-host of the Wrap-Up Show on Sirius XM, so we feel horrible about piling on to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Gary’s horrendous first pitch before a New York Mets game at Citi Field on May 9, 2009. But — the ballpark news must go on! Read more here. Watch Gary’s pitch here.
The New York Mets’ ballpark-related revenue reported to regulators dropped for the fourth straight year in 2013, down nearly 34 percent since Citi Field opened in 2009. Read more here.
Baseball author Rob Neyer takes a look at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, and concludes we are in a new era of rank commercialism in MLB ballpark design. Read more here. Thanks to Joe Mock for the link.
Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, will host the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game tonight starting at 8:00 p.m. EDT on FOX. Read more here. Check out great photos and reviews of Citi Field from Digital Ballparks, Baseball Park, Baseball Pilgrimages, and Ballpark Reviews. Get all your All-Star Game information here. Speaking of the Mets, it doesn’t look great for the franchise on the annual revenue front. Read more here.