I think we (we, as if it’s not 99% me, one post a year from Dan, and next week I have a teenage intern running the joint) – I think we covered this before, but like I say, I don’t read Mets Police. Anyway….
The jersey @mikepiazza31 wore in the first @Mets game after 9/11 will be on display starting June 27 at the @Sept11Memorial in an exhibit entitled “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11,” which will run through February of 2019. 👉https://t.co/e2BfbCBB75 pic.twitter.com/DaLzUPnZHZ
— Baseball Hall ⚾ (@baseballhall) June 21, 2018
The jersey, which rotates among the Hall of Fame, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum and Citi Field, is on loan courtesy of Anthony and Carmela Lauto, Anthony Scaramucci, and Jim McCann.
It will be on display starting June 27 at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in an exhibit entitled “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11.” The exhibit will run through February of 2019.
The Hall of Fame’s collection also contains the “NYPD” hat worn by Mets manager Bobby Valentine and the “FDNY” hat worn by Mets pitcher John Franco on Sept. 21, 2001, as well as a game ticket to the scheduled Sept. 11 game at Yankee Stadium between the Yankees and the Chicago White Sox and a promotional baseball found in the rubble of the World Trade Center by New York City Fire Department Battalion Chief Vin Mavaro In late September of 2001.
The exhibit at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum will also feature loaned artifacts from the Hall of Fame including Bobby Valentine’s hat and baseballs signed by New York City Fire and Rescue Workers.
The Piazza jersey is scheduled to return to Cooperstown in the summer of 2019.