Shea Stadium (2015)

William A. Shea Municipal Stadium / Shea Stadium /Shea was a stadium in the New York City borough of Queens, in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park.It was the home baseball park of Major League Baseball's New York Mets from 1964 to 2008. Originally built as a multi-purpose stadium, Shea was also the home of the New York Jets football team from 1964 to 1983. It was named in honour of William A. Shea, the man who was most responsible for bringing National League baseball back to New York. It was demolished in 2009 to furnish additional parking for the adjacent Citi Field, the current home of the Mets.

(1964)

 

The Beatles appeared at the Shea Stadium on Sunday, 15th August 1965

 

The Clash appeared in October 1982

 

 

 

Shea Stadium with Manhattan skyline in the distance, 1981.

The new stadium was built in the car park and then the 'Shea' became the new car park for the Citifield Stadium...

 

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