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Shea Stadium: New York's other MLB home bids farewell, too

Updated: September 24, 2008, 5:05 PM ET
By Kristian Dyer | Special to ESPN SportsTravel

Also see: Stadium Guide for the New York Mets

It is hard to imagine missing Shea Stadium.

With no ivy on the walls or a green monster in left field, Shea is devoid of the kind of aura and charm of baseball's relics. Also missing are the plush amenities of today's grand venues.

A tribute to function over form, the Queens ballpark rises out of a diverse Flushing Meadows' neighborhood.

With the Mets' mainstay readying for its final regular-season homestand and its replacement ...

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