Cashen, Gooden, Johnson and Strawberry Mets Hall of Fame Charity Reception

I am personally pleased to see Gooden hasn’t been exiled in light of whatever happened with the police incident a few months back.   We’ve all given Doc lots of chances, and I’m still not sure what happened that night….

CASHEN, GOODEN, JOHNSON AND STRAWBERRY TO
CELEBRATE INDUCTION INTO METS HALL OF FAME
AT PRE-GAME CHARITY RECEPTION SATURDAY, JULY 31 AT CITI FIELD

Exclusive Fundraiser to Benefit Mets Foundation;
Tax Deductible Donation of $325
Includes a Ticket for Mets-Diamondbacks Game After Event

Tickets Go on Sale This Tuesday, June 29
(718) 803-4074 and Mets.com/HallofFame

FLUSHING, N.Y., June 27, 2010 – The New York Mets today announced that Frank Cashen, Dwight Gooden, Davey Johnson and Darryl Strawberry will celebrate their induction to the Mets Hall of Fame at an exclusive pre-game luncheon Saturday, July 31 at Citi Field. Fans will have the opportunity to mingle with the Class of 2010 inductees and participate in a question-and-answer session where they will reminisce about their time with the Mets.

Tickets go on sale this Tuesday, June 29 by phone at (718) 803–4074 and online at Mets.com/HallofFame. Season Ticket Holders will have the first opportunity to purchase tickets tomorrow.

A tax deductible donation of $325 includes a ticket to that night’s Mets-Diamondbacks game, food and beverage. Additional special guests will be announced in the weeks ahead.

Proceeds will benefit the Mets Foundation, which funds and promotes a variety of charitable causes, including educational, social and athletic programs for young people in the community. A registered 501c3 charity, the Mets Foundation takes no portion of contributed funds to offset internal costs. Every dollar of net receipts granted to the Foundation is directed to accomplishing its mission.

Additional details of the on-field ceremony honoring the 2010 Mets Hall of Fame inductees will be released in the coming weeks.

Who can tell me why Citi Field looks so good in this photo?
Photos of Mets volunteerism from Wednesday
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One Reply to “Cashen, Gooden, Johnson and Strawberry Mets Hall of Fame Charity Reception”

  1. Sad about Gooden. I remember when he came back from rehab that first time in 87 – I think Spiderman got married at home plate before the game – and Shea was rockin, and Gooden pitched like the Doc we knew, and people were tearing up the comic books they gave away and throwing them like confetti. One of my favorite baseball nights ever.

    So, yeah, it’s sad.

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