I love the way they have it phrased in the e-mail: "And to thank you for your continued support, you can choose to come back on Saturday or Sunday for free." Gave me a mental picture of someone casually walking in on Saturday of Sunday, no ticket needed, sitting anywhere they like, and enjoying the game.
This is home now - Citi Field, capacity 41,800 - and every seat in this ballpark seemingly filled, some standees as well, anticipating a piece of history as delivered by Mike Pelfrey, the 25-year-old from Wichita, Kansas. Into a windup, his first pitch in the history of Citi Field, a fastball for a called strike to Jody Gerut. Gerut off to a .214 start with no homers and one RBI. - Howie Rose calls the very first pitch thrown at Citi Field, April 13, 2009