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Stadium proposed as Olympic venue and Mets home

Updated: June 26, 2005, 8:04 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The committee organizing New York's bid for the 2012 Olympics on Sunday released the first drawing of the proposed New York Mets stadium that would be converted into an Olympic Stadium if the city is awarded the games.

The Mets plan to build the stadium, and it would become the team's new home by 2009.

The city revised its Olympic bid to include the 80,000-seat Queens stadium after the collapse of a $2 billion project on Manhattan's West Side that would have ...

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