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New York Mets

NY Mets Logo Inaugural Game at Citi Field
"Inaugural Game at Citi Field"
First Pitch at Citi Field
"First Pitch at Citi Field"

Quick Facts:

  • Founded: 1962
  • Stadium: Citi Field (2009-), Shea Stadium (1964-2008)
  • Slogan: "Ya Gotta Believe!"
  • Theme Songs: "Meet the Mets" - Fight song by Bill Katz and Ruth Roberts (1961). Played at the gate, during broadcasts, and during in-game sing-alongs at Citi Field.
    "Lazy Mary" - by Lou Monte. Played after "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during every seventh inning stretch.
    "New York State of Mind" - by Billy Joel, who first performed it at Madison Square Garden before the first game of the '86 World Series. Afterwards, Bob Ojeda and Gary Carter presented Billy Joel with a signature Mets jacket.
    "Takin' Care of Business" - Played after a Mets victory at Citi Field.
  • Notable Players: Willie Mays, Tommie Agee, Tom Seaver, Ron Darling, David Cone, Gary Carter, Lenny Dykstra, Howard Johnson, Darryl Strawberry, Dwight "Doc" Gooden, Keith Hernandez, Mike Piazza.
  • World Series Titles: 1969, 1986
  • NL Pennants: 1969, 1973, 1986, 2000
  • Eastern Division Titles: 1969, 1973, 1986, 1988, 2006

More Panoramics:

Final Opening Day at Shea
"Final Opening Day"
Shea Stadium

Last First Pitch at Shea
"Last First Pitch"
Shea Stadium

Final Pitch at Shea Stadium
"Final Pitch at Shea Stadium" - Tom Seaver

NY Mets Subway Series
"Subway Series"
Mets vs. Yankees