Mets to Host Breast Cancer Awareness Night

Folks, as hard as it is to believe, there’s more to life than baseball.  And the New York Mets organization recognizes that.

This Wednesday, September 19th, the Mets will host Breast Cancer Awareness night at Citi Field.

The first 10,000 fans receive pink compact mirrors, sponsored by Delta Air Lines.  The Mets wil also be offering $5 tickets at

In addition, the Delta SKY360 Club will turn pink for the night.  Delta flight attendants will be on hand,  dressed in pink, and pink and white cookies will be distributed to fans in the club.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM will pass out pink carnations on the Field Level at the top of the Jackie Robinson Rotunda to breast cancer survivors and friends and family of those who battled the disease.  The company will also provide pink flowers to the 500 survivors and supporters who will be honored during a special pre-game presentation.

Mets staff at Citi Field will also wear pink ribbons to raise awareness about the disease and the club encourages fans coming to the ballpark to join them in wearing pink.

The North Shore-LIJ Health System will distribute breast health facts at its Health Information Team space on the
Field Level in the rightfield corner.  North-Shore-LIJ operates the space along with the Katz Institute for Women’s Health and Katz Women’s Hospital.

Fans can participate in a charity corn hole toss game hosted by Gulf on Mets Plaza to raise funds for the ACS “Making Strides Program.”

For more information on Breast Cancer Awareness Night, visit or call (718) 507-TIXX.

So, come on out to Citi Field for a good cause on Wednesday, and enjoy the company of your fellow Mets fans, the best fans in baseball.

Paul is a freelance writer, blogger, and broadcast technology professional residing in Denver. A New Jersey native, he is a long-suffering Mets fan, a recently-happy Giants fan, and bewildered Islanders fan. He's also a fair-weather Avalanche and Rockies supporter. In his spare time, he enjoys the three Gs: Golf, Guitars, and Games.