In 42 days, Shea Stadium is scheduled to close its gates for the last time, unless our boys in Blue and Orange secure an October playoff berth.
Whenever Shea does shut down, one thing is certain: New York will lose one of its most unique viewing areas. Here, for example, is what Flushing Bay, Citi Field and Shea Stadium's playing field look like from the last row of the Upper Deck on a windy August Sunday afternoon:
And here is what Manhattan and Queens look like from one of Shea's historic ramps:
Hard to believe it but soon, these clips will be the only way to experience the breathtaking vistas Met fans have enjoyed since 1964.