Tag Archives: New York Mets

Talking Mets’ VP of Ballpark Operations

Sue Lucchi grew up in the Whitestone section of Queens (NY), in a house her grandfather built.  She was a passionate New York Mets fan and wore Keith Hernandez‘s No. 17 as she played soccer and softball through high school.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Personnel & Operations

MLB Coming to London?

New York Mets LogoThe Olympic Stadium could stage a New York Mets Major League baseball game after the Mayor of London declared their owner was “very receptive” to being them being the first team to play in Europe.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Conference & Events, Stadium Issues

Mets’ Citi Field Revenue Up 30 Percent

New York Mets LogoThe New York Mets’ ballpark-related revenue reported to bondholders rose nearly 30 percent last year thanks to the team’s run to the World Series. The increase marked the end of five consecutive years of declines since Citi Field opened in 2009.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Money & Financials

Introducing the New Coca-Cola Corner at Citi Field

New York Mets LogoThe New York Mets have announced changes at Citi Field for the 2016 season, including the new Coca-Cola Corner.  Read more and view photos here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

Leave a comment

Filed under Amenities & Features, Sponsorships & Advertising, Stadium Issues

Despite On-Field Success, Pepsi Ditching Mets

New York Mets LogoSay farewell to the Pepsi Porch and giant Pepsi sign at Citi Field.  Pepsi, a marquee sponsor at the ballpark since it opened in 2009, will not renew its deal with the New York Mets even though the team finally turned things around on the field.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

Leave a comment

Filed under Sponsorships & Advertising

Comparing the World Series Ballparks

Kansas City Royals LogoNew York Mets LogoAs the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets prepare to meet in Game 1 of the 2015 MLB World Series on Tuesday, Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted his annual comparison of the two ballparks we’ll see in this year’s Fall Classic.  An interesting tidbit: Kauffman Stadium and Citi Field rank #4 and #7, respectively, in Mock’s ranking of all 30 MLB stadiums.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Amenities & Features, Ballpark Visits, Rankings & Attendance, Stadium Issues

Columbia Professional Baseball Announces Affiliation with New York Mets

Columbia Professional BaseballNew York Mets LogoPRESS RELEASE – Hardball Capital, the New York Mets and the City of Columbia today announced that Columbia’s new Minor League Baseball team will be the South Atlantic League affiliate of the New York Mets. The Mets affiliate currently plays in Savannah, GA. While located in Savannah, the team has won ten South Atlantic Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Lease & Contracts, Personnel & Operations