METS LAUNCH “50 DAYS TO 50” PROMOTION ON TWITTER

An article by posted on February 15, 2012

“50 DAYS TO 50” TWITTER CONTEST

TO CELEBRATE START OF 50TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

 Tickets, Autographed Memorabilia, Unique Experiences Among 50 Prizes

For Fans Every Day Through Opening Day, April 5 

The New York Mets today announced the launch of “50 Days to 50” on Twitter to celebrate the franchise’s 50thAnniversary season.  Tickets, autographed memorabilia and unique experiences are among the 50 prizes for fans every day through Opening Day, April 5.  The Mets will award Opening Day tickets as the final prize of the countdown.

The campaign, which starts today at Twitter.com/Mets, will consist of daily trivia questions and games related to Mets history and the 2012 season.  There will be different prizes every day including tickets to Mets games, autographed memorabilia, unique experiences at Citi Field, and game-used merchandise.

Fans must follow the Mets on Twitter (@Mets) in order to participate in the promotion.  A trivia question or retweet request will be posted daily and fans must include #Mets50 in their response to be eligible to win.  Winners will be contacted by the Mets via Twitter.

“The Mets 50th Anniversary season is all about the fans,” said Dave Howard, Executive Vice President, Business Operations.  “This promotion is one of the ways we are showing our appreciation for Mets fans who have supported the franchise throughout the years. It pulls together the team’s past, present and future.”

Today’s announcement of the “50 Days to 50” Twitter promotion is the latest in a series of commemorative programs tied to the season-long celebration that includes the unveiling of a commemorative logo and redesigned uniforms, the return of Banner Day, the launch of the Mets50.com web site focusing on Mets fans and their memories, and the 50th Anniversary Alumni Bobblehead Series.

The complete list of prizes featured in the “50 Days to 50” promotion is listed on Mets.com and attached.

“50 DAYS TO 50” PRIZES!

Tickets

1.    Opening Day (April 5)

2.    Banner Day (May 27)

3.    Subway Series (June 22)

4.    John Franco Hall of Fame Induction Day (June 3)

5.    Tom Seaver Bobblehead Giveaway (April 22)

6.    Rusty Staub Bobblehead Giveaway (May 26)

7.    Keith Hernandez Bobblehead Giveaway (June 17)

8.    Edgardo Alfonzo Bobblehead Giveaway (July 21)

9.    Mike Piazza Bobblehead Giveaway (August 25)

10.  Tickets to all 5 Bobblehead Series Giveaway Days

11.  Champions Club (food and beverage included)

12.  Party Deck (food & beverage included)

Autographed Memorabilia

13.  David Wright signed baseball

14.  Terry Collins signed baseball

15.  Jason Bay signed baseball

16.  R.A. Dickey signed baseball

17.  Ike Davis signed baseball

18.  Mike Pelfrey signed baseball

19.  Josh Thole signed baseball

20.  Dillon Gee signed baseball

21.  Bobby Parnell signed baseball

22.  Keith Hernandez signed baseball

23.  Daniel Murphy signed photo

24.  Jonathon Niese signed photo

25.  Lucas Duda signed photo

26.  Signed Mets Spring Training Stool

Unique Experiences

27.  Watch Mets batting practice on the field

28.  Photo with your favorite Mets player

29.  Personalized Citi Field tour

30.  Scoreboard welcome and photo

31.  Meet Mr. Met

32.  Skip Shake Shack line & $20 gift card

Merchandise

33.  Game-worn Mets jersey

34.  Game-used bat

35.  Game-used base from Citi Field inaugural season

36.  Player-issued clubhouse gear

37.  Player-issued personalized luggage tags

38.  Player-issued locker nameplates

39.  Mets 50th Anniversary Fanwalk Brick

40.  Complete 50th Anniversary Bobblehead Series

41.  Subscription to 2012 Mets Magazine

42.  2012 Mets Yearbook

43.  2012 Mets Media Guide

44.  1973 Mets Yearbook

45.  1986 Mets Scrapbook

46.  Program from the final game at Shea

Spring Training

47.  Spring Training Opening Day tickets (March 5)

48.  Spring Training Mets-Cardinals tickets (March 24)

49.  Spring Training Subway Series tickets (April 3)

50.  St. Patrick’s Day Mets green jersey

If you’ve been holding out on joining Twitter, I urge you to join in and join the Mets 50th Anniversary Celebration!

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