Mets Hall of Fame makes way for team store, memorabilia to be featured around Citi Field

Citi FIeld Mets Team Store Hall of Fame
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QUEENS, N.Y. — The New York Mets’ Hall of Fame, which was located just beyond the Jackie Robinson Rotunda within Citi Field’s main entrance, has made way for a larger team store. 

The memorabilia from the team’s Hall of Fame, which featured game-used artifacts, the club’s two World Series trophies, and plaques of its inductees will be spread around the park.

A prominent space for some of that memorabilia will be located in the former FanFest location out in centerfield while the plaques are featured on a brick column atop the escalator taking fans from the main entrance to the field level. 

Photo: Joe Pantorno/AMNY

Moving the museum allowed the team to double the size of its main store — now measuring approximately 7,000 square feet — from its previous dimensions next to the Hall of Fame in the Jackie Robinson Rotunda. Fan essentials such as hats, jerseys, shirts, and collectibles will be available when Citi Field opens its doors for the first time this season on March 28 for a 1:10 p.m. ET season-opening tilt against the Milwaukee Brewers. 

The store will also introduce an RFID checkout system, allowing fans to put their items in bins that instantly scan their gear before prompting a credit card tap for a quick exit. 

The Mets unveiled much of Citi Field’s new improvements and additions on Thursday. Stick with amNewYork throughout the next week to see what else is heading to Queens this summer.

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