MLB Press Release
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Artifacts on Display at T-Mobile All-Star FanFest July 12-16
The history and traditions of baseball will be on display for fans at T-Mobile All-Star FanFest, July 12 - July 16 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum exhibit allows fans to relive baseball's glorious past through more than 115 artifacts direct from the collections of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. Artifacts in the exhibit include:
- The home jersey worn by Mets manager Gil Hodges during the 1969 World Series as he piloted the "Miracle Mets" to their first World Championship.
- The FDNY cap worn by Mets reliever, team captain and Brooklyn native John Franco to honor the emergency crews in charge of the recovery in New York City after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2011.
- The bat used by Mets slugger Mike Piazza to hit a solo home run for his 352nd homer as a catcher, breaking Carlton Fisk's major league record.
T-Mobile All-Star FanFest provides an unrivaled experience for fans of all ages. The five-day event is the world's largest interactive baseball fan event and features interactive activities and historical exhibits, free autographs from Hall of Famers and MLB legends, youth skills clinics taught by current and former MLB players and much more. All T-Mobile All-Star FanFest attractions are free with the price of admission, and the only additional event costs are for concessions and memorabilia.
Tickets for T-Mobile All-Star FanFest are available for purchase online at www.allstargame.com, by phone at 1-888-FANFEST (326-3378) and at the Mets ticket office at Citi Field. Ticket prices are $35 for adults and $30 for children 12 and under (children two and under are admitted free), senior citizens and military personnel. Tickets for T-Mobile All-Star FanFest are sold on a timed-entry basis, providing fans the ability to reserve the day and time of their choice.