Pictures Of New Citi Field Dimensions and Blue Wall – Awesome!
The Mets officially announced Monday that they will move in portions of Citi Field’s outfield fence next season, lower the height of the wall in left field and paint the entire fence blue.
The changes will result in approximately 140 new seats, including roughly 100 in left-center field and 40 in an expanded Modell’s Clubhouse in right field.
The Mets plan to add an angled eight-foot wall spanning from left field to straightaway center in front of the existing 16-foot wall. The team will also construct similar eight-foot walls to shorten the gap in right-center and the “Mo Zone” in right. Using a projection model, the Mets determined that their new dimensions would have resulted in a total of 151 more home runs at Citi Field over the past three seasons.
“We decided to change the outfield wall from black to Mets blue, which many of our fans have wanted,” Jeff Wilpon said.
“You don’t want the ballpark to be a distraction,” Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said. “And I really do believe a ballpark like ours has a more dramatic impact on the home team than on the visitors.”
This looks absolutely awesome, I love the blue walls. I can’t wait to check it out in person next season.
Good job by Alderson and the owners on this.
About the Author: Rob Johnson
69 Comments + Add Comment
- Hotstreak: on Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select RHP Seth Rosin, Trade Him To Dodgers For PTBNL: Who's on a $5 bill? That would...
- Djmurphy: on Bobby Parnell To Be Re-Examined Next Week: Hawkins has never been special he pitched...
- Djmurphy: on Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select RHP Seth Rosin, Trade Him To Dodgers For PTBNL: Mat Even the mets r reporting it...
- Dave A.: on The Beat Goes On: Signs That The Mets Are Back In Business: While I would like Kendrys Morales switching...
- JimmyBX: on Examining Sandy’s Off-Season Signings… So Far: not*
2014 Opening Day
Write For Metsmerized Online
Mets Merized Online is reloading and looking for new writers to help cover the Hot Stove Season. We're also looking for passionate writers who would like to contribute new and original features.
Contact us now at GetMetsmerized@aol.com for more info and join the #1 Mets Fansite on the web!
Check Out These Great MLB Links!
Mets Autograph Signings
Mets Fan Apparel
Mets Autographed Baseballs
Baseball Card Supplies
For the best seats and lowest MLB ticket prices, go to PurchaseSeats.com. Get your Mets Tickets now and follow them on the road with Yankees Tickets, Phillies Tickets, Nationals Tickets and Braves Tickets!