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Mets Ahead Of Curve With Protective Netting At Citi Field; Yankees Fans Against Expansion

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 24 / 17

The Mets in June extended the protective netting at Citi Field , and with the netting now going about "halfway into the outfield," the ballpark seems to be "on the cutting edge of netting installation," according to Wallace Matthews of the N.Y. TIMES. MLB could "not say definitively if an...

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