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Citi Field

  • 123-01 Roosevelt Ave. Map It
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  • Citi Field, Queens, New York City, New York, USA

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Opened in 2009, the Mets' newest stadium was designed to hark back to Ebbets Field (where the Dodgers played in Brooklyn until 1957), with a brick exterior and plenty of bells and whistles, from a batting cage and Wiffle-ball field to the original giant apple taken from the team's old residence, Shea Stadium. Even those who aren't Mets fans but simply love baseball should come to see the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, a soaring multistory entrance and history exhibit dedicated to the Dodgers player who shattered baseball's color barrier. While here, don't miss the chance to taste your way through the more-than-fabulous food court behind center field, where you find Shake Shack burgers, Blue Smoke ribs, close to 40 beer varieties at the Big Apple Brews stand, and even lobster rolls and tacos. Though it seats fewer people than Shea by about 15,000, tickets are not hard to come by, especially later in the season. Still feeling nostalgic for the old Shea? Stop by the Mets Hall of Fame & Museum, or pay your respects at the plaque in the parking lot.

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123-01 Roosevelt Ave., 126th St. and Roosevelt Ave., Queens, New York, 11368, USA

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