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Friday, April 20, 2012
Mets bobbleheads feature franchise legends

By Thomas Neumann

Tom Seaver
Tom Seaver is the first in a series of bobbleheads celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mets.
Attention New York Mets fans! Attention bobblehead fans!

As you might know, the Mets are celebrating the franchise's 50th anniversary this season. Part of the festivities include bobblehead giveaways featuring a star player from each of the team's five decades.

Sunday marks the first giveaway, as the Mets will be giving away Tom Seaver bobbleheads to the first 25,000 fans through the turnstiles at Citi Field for the 1:10 p.m. game against the Giants.

Other players featured in the series are Rusty Staub (May 26), Keith Hernandez (June 17), Edgardo Alfonzo (July 21) and Mike Piazza (Aug. 25).

The Mets also have unveiled a cool interactive multimedia timeline looking back on the team's history. You can check it out at this link.