Sunday, October 01, 2006

Mets surpass 3.5 million tickets sold for 2006 season

The New York Mets tonight announced a final sale of 3,510,157 tickets for the 2006 regular season at Shea Stadium, which includes tickets sold for four rainouts (April 8 vs. Florida; June 2 vs. San Francisco; August 27 vs. Philadelphia; September 5 vs. Atlanta).

With tonight's crowd of 34,027, the Mets conclude their 2006 home schedule, attracting 3,379,535, including eight sellouts and 11 crowds in excess of 50,000 at Shea. This year's attendance is up 549,604 from last year's attendance of 2,829,931, a 19% increase.

This year's record attendance breaks the previous mark of 3,047,724 set in 1988.

Fans interested in purchasing tickets to potential 2006 Mets World Series games at Shea Stadium must register on and for their potential ticket purchase opportunity. More than 579,189 fans already have registered for the random drawing.

Official Release 9/25/06

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