The Mets announced Wednesday that they have sold three million tickets for the 2008 season: the fastest they have ever reached this magic number.
According to the press release:
By comparison, the Mets reached the same benchmark on May 24 last year.
The Mets in each of the past two seasons have set successive ticket sales records -- 3,853,949 tickets in 2007 and 3,379,535 tickets in 2006.
Can CitiField ever hit these kind of numbers. Possibly. The new stadium claims a total capacity of 45,000, including standing room tickets. If every game is a sellout, The Mets will sell 3,645,000 tickets to Citi Field, maximum, for the year.