Top 10 Shea Stadium Moments
Fifty years ago, Shea Stadium hosted it's first and only All-Star game on July 7, 1964. The stadium officially opened in Queens three months earlier and was named after William A. Shea, the attorney who was the driving force in bringing a National League team back to New York City. The Mets called Shea home from 1964 to 2008, and captured the franchise's two world championships in 1969 and 1986 at the stadium. Here are our top 10 moments in Shea Stadium history.