Mets team with NetJets for fundraiser
Proceeds from 'Teammates in the Community' going to charities
NEW YORK -- Mets fans will have a chance to meet and greet their favorite players at the Mets Foundation's "Teammates in the Community" fundraiser, being held on June 9 at Richards in Greenwich, Conn., and sponsored by NetJets.
Guests will have a chance to bid on experiences ranging from a pitching lesson with Mets stars to a tour of the new Citi Field, with the proceeds going to various charities.
Mets legend Tom Seaver, along with current players Carlos Beltran, Ryan Church, Carlos Delgado, Aaron Heilman, John Maine, Jose Reyes, Johan Santana, Brian Schneider, Scott Schoeneweis, Billy Wagner and David Wright, will be in attendance, as will general manager Omar Minaya, manager Willie Randolph and COO Jeff Wilpon.
Four hundred tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis and can be purchased by calling 718-803-4074 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jon Blau is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.