Top 10

Never Before Seen Facts on Citi Field

Fact #10: Tampa Bay Rays were the "Home" Team at Citi Field in 2017

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The Rays were forced to play their series vs. Yankees due to Hurricane Irma in Florida.

Fact #9: New Mets Stadium was Going to Have a Retractable Roof

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The original plan to have a roof was scrapped due to financial effects from 9/11 & change in office.

Fact #8: Citi Field was Initially Picked for NYC's 2012 Olympics Bid

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Citi Field would have hosted the opening/closing ceremonies for NYC, but lost to London.

Fact #7: Shea Big Apple was Originally Located Inside Bullpen Gate

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In 2010, the old home run feature was moved to the front of the home plate gate after spending a year in the bullpen gate.

Fact #6: Citi Field Did Not Have its 1st Statue Until 2022

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Mets Ace Tom Seaver became the first ever player to have his own statue near Citi Field's home plate entrance.