Notes: on Citi Field, McFadden's, the Apple and Musuem

According to Chris Swann, the old Home Run Apple is in its place, done, outside the Rotunda.

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i’m surprised this isn’t encased in glass… i mean, what about vandalism and snow and rain

Also, Swann was able to get pictures of the new Mets Museum, and he said in an e-mail:

“There are definitely some amazin’ displays in there – Items I saw already installed: Agee’s glove from ’69 WS, the Shoe Polish Ball (with famous picture and ticket from that game), Piazza’s helmet from the post-9/11 HR, Franco’s FDNY hat from the post 9/11 game, an original Mr. Met Bobblehead, an original record and sheet music for “Meet the Mets”, Seaver’s contract, Duffy Dyer’s bat, a collection of Mets jerseys, Seaver’s jacket, a Koosman glove, Bud Harrelson’s jersey, Lee Mazilli jacket, and much more.  Also in there is a large circular display hanging from the ceiling with famous Mets quotes, a wall mural of Shea’s stands as viewed from centerfield, banners for all the championships, etc. There are four different display cases I saw that are still empty, so who knows what other goodies will be added by Monday.”

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To see Chris’s entire photo gallery, with lots of photos from the Musuem, go here.

wow… i CAN’T WAIT to get in there and see this placethanks for the sneak peak, chris

Also, in post to Metsie, Corey a similar gallery with different photos of a still under-construction McFadden’s at Citi Field, and other changes from around the ballpark.

…from what i have been told, yes, McFadden’s WILL be open for business…