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Eric Fisher

Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Mets Offering Citi Cardholders Preferred Pricing, Early Access To Seat Upgrades

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 15

The Mets have partnered with Atlanta-based mobile technology outfit Experience to offer exclusively to Citi cardholders preferred pricing and early access to seat upgrades at Citi Field for the duration of the ’15 season. Citi cardholders will receive a 75% discount on upgrade costs and acces...

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Tags: Franchises, New York Mets

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