Tom Seaver threw the final pitch at Shea Stadium to Mike Piazza. Following the pitch, the two Mets legends walked to the centerfield gate and closed it behind them, closing Shea forever.
Seaver pitched in 199 regular season games, going 101-56, at Shea Stadium. He also went 2-0 in the postseason at Shea
The Beatles played their first concert at New York City at Shea Stadium in 1965.
Al Jackson pitched a 6 hit shutout, 2 walks and 6 strikeouts against Pirates on April 19th, 1964 at Shea Stadium. Met's won 6-0.
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Shea Stadium was created in 1964.
Shea Stadium ended in 2009.
Shea Stadium was bigger than the old Yankee Stadium.
The first regular season game played at Shea Stadium was played April 17, 1964 between the Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates with the Pirates winning, 4-3. Bob Friend started for the Pirates and pitched a complete game. Jack Fisher started for the Mets and Ed Bauta pitched in relief.
Shea Stadium was built in New York in 1961.