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Mets announce 2019 promotional schedule

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The team will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ‘69 Mets from June 28-30

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The New York Mets announced their 2019 promotional schedule earlier today, which includes the return of Free Shirt Fridays, two fireworks nights, and a weekend dedicated to the 1969 team.

The Mets will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the World Champion ‘69 team from June 28-30 against the Atlanta Braves. All fans in attendance on Friday night will receive a replica jersey, with the first 15,000 fans on Saturday receiving a pennant and the first 15,000 fans on Sunday receiving a replica ring. Saturday afternoon’s festivities will include a pregame ceremony, with first pitch scheduled for 4:10pm.

In addition to a 2019 magnetic schedule on Opening Day, opening weekend will include a Todd Frazier WWE Day bobblehead on Saturday and a Jacob deGrom bobblehead on Sunday. Both bobbleheads will be given to the first 25,000 fans through the gate. Other highlights include a to-be-determined player gnome promotion on Saturday, June 8, a replica jersey giveaway on Friday, July 26, and a “Mr. Met on the Moon” bobblehead on Saturday, July 27. The club will close out its home schedule on Sunday, September 29, with all fans receiving a 2020 magnetic schedule.

McDonald’s Family Sundays are also back in 2019, with includes pre-game activities outside the main gate at Citi Field and the post-game Mr. Met Dash presented by Northwell Health, where kids can run the bases following the conclusion of that afternoon’s game. Fans can check out the full list of giveaways at the team’s website.

Single-game tickets to all upcoming 2019 Mets home games will be available to the general public beginning this Friday, November 16 at 10:00am ET. The team will begin their season with a six-game road trip against the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins before opening their home season on Thursday, April 4 against the Nationals.