Every professional sports franchise has certain players who transcend the decades and whose contributions remain fresh in fans’ memories even years after the athlete has left the game. For New York Mets fans, Mike Piazza is one of those players. The retired Mets legend, recently elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame, will have his number retired July 30 when the Mets host the Colorado Rockies. If you want to be a part of the New York Mets Mike Piazza weekend, Piazza jersey retirement, get your seats today. Tickets to the July 30 game start at $48.
The jersey retirement is sure to be a special occasion for Mets fans. The ceremony will be held before the game, so fans are encouraged to arrive early. In addition, everyone in attendance will receive a Mike Piazza baseball card. In addition, on July 29, fans will receive a Piazza replica jersey, and on the 31st the first 15,000 fans will receive a Piazza bobblehead.
Piazza spent seven of his 16 years with the Mets (1998–2005). The catcher had career statistics of a .308 batting average, 427 home runs and 1,335 runs batted in. Piazza was a 12-time MLB All-Star and won Rookie of the Year in 1993. In his second season in New York, he hit 40 home runs and had 162 hits. He kept up steady numbers throughout his New York career, smacking 19 home runs and 100 hits in his final year as a Met in 2005.
Piazza played his final two years in San Diego and then in Oakland in 2006 and 2007, respectively. He had a .275 batting average in his final year in the MLB.
Not every fan gets the chance to see a legendary player of this caliber at a jersey retirement ceremony. Get your tickets to this event today and be a part of history.
|Mike Piazza Weekend Tickets||Date||Venue||City|
|New York Mets Flushing Tickets||Thu – 07/28/16||Citi Field||Flushing, NY|
|New York Mets Flushing Tickets||Fri – 07/29/16||Citi Field||Flushing, NY|
|New York Mets Flushing Tickets||Sat – 07/30/16||Citi Field||Flushing, NY|
|New York Mets Flushing Tickets||Sun – 07/31/16||Citi Field||Flushing, NY|
|Mike Piazza Weekend Ticket Prices||Date||Avg Price|
|Flushing, NY||Thu – 07/28/16||$70|
|Flushing, NY||Fri – 07/29/16||$101|
|Flushing, NY||Sat – 07/30/16||$196|
|Flushing, NY||Sun – 07/31/16||$105|