FLUSHING, N.Y., April 13, 2014 - The New York Mets today announced the club will celebrate Shea Stadium's 50th Anniversary by rolling back tickets for games this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (April 18-20) against the Atlanta Braves to the 1964 box seat price of $3.50. Shea Stadium officially opened on April 17, 1964 when the Mets hosted the Pittsburgh Pirates.
A limited number of rollback tickets in select non-season ticket areas of Promenade Outfield and Promenade Reserved sections are available at Mets.com/1964 and (718) 507-TIXX. Fans will also have the option to purchase select Baseline Box seats for $19.64. There is an eight ticket maximum per order. Tickets must be purchased in advance online or over the phone; the offer will not be available at team stores, Citi Field ticket windows, or on day of game
Fans taking advantage of the Shea Stadium 50th anniversary offer will also partake in special promotions for the weekend:
- All fans at the Friday, April 18 game at 7:10 p.m. will receive a Free Shirt Friday t-shirt courtesy of Caesars
- The first 20,000 fans at the Saturday, April 19 game at 7:10 p.m. will receive a Shea Stadium 50th Anniversary Canvas Print presented by New Era
- The first 15,000 fans at the Sunday, April 20 game at 1:10 p.m. will bring home a Recyclable Tote Bag thanks to MLB Network
Shea Stadium was named after William A. Shea, the attorney who was the driving force in bringing a National League team back to New York City. The Mets called Shea home from 1964-2008, and captured the franchise's two world championships in 1969 and 1986 at the stadium.