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The Mets occupy Citi Field which opened on April 13, 2009, when the Mets hosted the San Diego Padres. They lost, 6–5. That trend continued through much of the 2009 season, though 2015 was a banner year for the team.

Inside Citi, there are 15,000 fewer seats than Shea, but, as with Yankee Stadium, the seats are wider, there is more legroom, and there are more restrooms. Citi also hosts the Mets Hall of Fame & Museum, which features artifacts, interactive exhibits, and memorabilia of great moments in the franchise’s history, including the famous ball hit by Mookie Wilson that Bill Buckner booted in game 6 of the 1986 World Series.

While the field dimensions are not precisely the same as at Shea, they’re close. Some fans have complained about the sightlines and that the new stadium doesn’t honor the past Met stars and glory as prominently as it should, though the praise for the Jackie Robinson Rotunda has been universal.