Mets Unveil Huge New Scoreboard at Citi Field

If you think the bases are big, wait until you see the scoreboard.

One of the big changes Mets fans are sure to notice at Citi Field this season is an absolutely massive new exhibit at centerfield that, at 17,400 square feet, is three times the size of the one it replaced.

The majors’ largest scoreboard threatens to clash with the original concept of Citi Field, which was conceived as an intimate ballpark in the tradition of Ebbets Field.

The new king-size LED screen isn’t the only thing the organization has revamped, however, as owner Steve Cohen continues to make the Mets’ identity seem much grander.

Located within the right field wall at field level, the lavish Cadillac Club at Payson’s offers sold-out front row seating priced at $24,999 for the season, with rows 3 and 4 available at $19,000 per seat.

These tickets include VIP parking for each game, fine dining, soft drinks, beer and wine. There will be standing room at a club designed as a New York speakeasy.

At 17,400 square feet, the Mets' new scoreboard is three times larger than the one it replaced.
At 17,400 square feet, the Mets’ new scoreboard is three times larger than the one it replaced.
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“We want to create an interactive and social space,” said Jake Bye, Mets senior vice president of ticketing and premium experience. “We want our clients to get to know each other and build their own business relationships using the Mets as a platform.

“I think it’s going to blow people’s minds when they see it on opening day. There’s no room like it in baseball. We’re pretty proud of that.”

On the other end of the price spectrum, Bye said, the Mets are working on a ticketing schedule for college students.

“New York has over 600,000 [of them],” he said. “We’re creating a very affordable price of $15. It’s all going to be done via text and we’re going to be … really pursuing a group that’s been consistently priced out of Major League Baseball.

It will also add some new items to Citi Field’s extensive menu.

These new dishes hail from New York establishments like Empanada Mama, Emma’s Torch, and Takumi Taco.

The dessert options will be more extravagant than ever.

Sundae Donuts put together a donut milkshake popcorn mix that includes a milkshake with Mets-colored sprinkles and a glazed donut with candy popcorn or Oreos.

Another creative treat is a glazed donut and honey barbecue sandwich with fried chicken from Jacob’s Pickles.

With options ranging from pizza, sushi, smoothies and sandwiches, it will be hard to go hungry. Mets Unveil Huge New Scoreboard at Citi Field

Tom Vazquez

Tom Vazquez is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Tom Vazquez joined USTimeToday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with Tom Vazquez by emailing

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