Mets launch anniversary celebration
The New York Mets today announced the launch of “50 Days to 50” on Twitter to celebrate the franchise’s 50th Anniversary season. Tickets, autographed memorabilia and unique experiences are among the 50 prizes for fans every day through Opening Day, April 5. The Mets will award Opening Day tickets as the final prize of the countdown.
The campaign, which starts today at Twitter.com/Mets, will consist of daily trivia questions and games related to Mets history and the 2012 season. There will be different prizes every day including tickets to Mets games, autographed memorabilia, unique experiences at Citi Field, and game-used merchandise.
Fans must follow the Mets on Twitter (@Mets) in order to participate in the promotion. A trivia question or retweet request will be posted daily and fans must include #Mets50 in their response to be eligible to win. Winners will be contacted by the Mets via Twitter.
“The Mets 50th Anniversary season is all about the fans,” Dave Howard, Mets executive vice president of business operations, said in a statement. “This promotion is one of the ways we are showing our appreciation for Mets fans who have supported the franchise throughout the years. It pulls together the team’s past, present and future.”
Today’s announcement of the “50 Days to 50” Twitter promotion is the latest in a series of commemorative programs tied to the season-long celebration that includes the unveiling of a commemorative logo and redesigned uniforms, the return of Banner Day, the launch of the Mets50.com web site focusing on Mets fans and their memories, and the 50th Anniversary Alumni Bobblehead Series.
The complete list of prizes featured in the “50 Days to 50” promotion is listed on Mets.com.
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