Citi Field


* Address: 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue, New York
* Country: United States
* Capacity: 41,000
* Opened: 29 March 2009
* Main use: Baseball
* Tenants: New York Mets (baseball)

Extra stadium info – Citi Field

The construction costs of the stadium, which is located in Queens, were $850 million. The venue hosted its first football match in 2011, when 39,000 people showed up for a football match between Ecuador and the Hellenic Republic. Tenants New York Mets used to play their home games at the William A. Shea Municipal Stadium before they moved to the Citi Field in 2009. They drew an average home attendance of 38,000 in their inaugural MLB season at the Citi Field. The Mets became the second baseball club from New York with 1 million followers on its main social media page, after rivals New York Yankees.

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