–Sorry for the confusion folks, we just put up information as it’s given. Thanks to Susan for fixing the error! -Ed.
THE FIRST ANNUAL JAPANESE HERITAGE DAY AT THE NEW YORK METS
AUGUST 27th, Friday
7:10pm, Pre-game events begin at 6:30pm
Houston Astros vs. New York Mets at Citi Field
The NY Mets have invited the Japanese American and Japanese communities to join in their Heritage Day events. Japanese pitchers Takahashi Hisanori and Igarashi Ryota make the Mets one of the few MLB teams with more than two Japanese players.
Traditional Taiko Drumming by Soh Daiko will be featured as the Pre-Game on-field entertainment, special Mets Spirit Awards ceremony and a Scoreboard Welcome.
Participating organizations include (in formation) US-Japan Council (USJC),
Japanese American Association of New York (JAA), Japanese American and
Japanese in America (JAJA), and the National Japanese American Memorial
Foundation. Corporate sponsorship by Two Twelve Associates.
INDIVIDUAL DISCOUNTED TICKETS are available for online purchase at: www.mets.com/japan
Sign in ID: JAPANESE
Pepsi Porch @ $41/ea
In-field Reserved @ $26/ea
GROUP TICKETS of 25 or more: Call John Hazelett 718.559.3046
Includes Discounted Group ticket rates
Scoreboard welcome for your group
Tickets must be purchased by August 5th.
Please to friends, family and colleagues â€“ we want to make this a memorable 2010 event. We welcome sponsors who support our community to make Japanese Heritage Night an even more enriching event. Look for our upcoming Facebook page with up-to-date information. Letâ€™s have fun with a show of our pride and support for baseball and our Japanese Community!
Check out the flyer for more information.