A day later, fans can purchase tickets in person at Citi Field's Advance Ticket Window, the Mets Clubhouse Shops in Manhattan and at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, N.Y.
With ticket prices starting as low as $11, fans can attend numerous special events, highlighted by the Aug. 1 induction of Frank Cashen, Dwight Gooden, Davey Johnson and Darryl Strawberry into the Mets Hall of Fame in an on-field ceremony prior to the Mets taking on the D-backs.
Other events include "Mr. Met Dash" games, where children 12 and under can run the bases at Citi Field after games on April 24, June 27, Aug. 1, Aug. 15, Aug. 29 and Sept. 19, and a Senior Stroll on June 10, where fans 60 and older can take a leisurely stroll around the bases.
Among the 400,000 items that will be given away at Citi Field this season are Bay bobblehead dolls, which will go to the first 25,000 in attendance for the Mets' July 11 matchup vs. the Braves, and a Johan Santana beverage koozie, which will go to the first 25,000 fans on hand to see the Mets take on the rival Phillies on Aug. 13 during Fiesta Latina, which will celebrate Hispanic culture.
The club will also celebrate the diversity of New York with several heritage dates, including Haitian Night (April 7), Asian Night (May 26), Greek Night (June 5), Chinese-American Night (July 9), Irish Night (August 14), Polish-American Night (August 24), Italian Night (August 25), Taiwan Night (Sept. 17), and Oktoberfest (Friday, October 1).
Ed Eagle is an editorial producer and reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.