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UPDATE: New York Mets to Host Second Annual NYPD vs. FDNY Baseball Charity Game at Citi Field on Thursday, August 17

Thursday, June 13, 2024

UPDATE: Due to rain in the forecast, the annual NYPD vs. FDNY Battle of the Badges charity baseball game at Citi Field has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 17, at 7:10 p.m. General admission tickets are $20.

Proceeds from the game will benefit NYPD & FDNY designated charities.

FLUSHING, N.Y., August 3, 2023 – The New York Mets will host its second annual NYPD vs. FDNY charity baseball game, Battle of the Badges presented by Ford, on Thursday, August 10 at 7:10 p.m. Former Mets Captain and seven-time All-Star David Wright will be the host of the game and will honor an NYPD and FDNY hero for doing “The Wri5ht Thing” prior to the game.

Each team will consist of former high school, college and minor league baseball players that are now members of FDNY or NYPD.

This historic battle between New York’s Finest and New York’s Bravest is tied at 12 wins a piece with the NYPD winning 9-6 in last year’s game at Citi Field.

Tickets are $20 with a portion of the ticket and concession sales going to UFA NYC Widows and Children’s Fund, NY Firefighters Burn Center Foundation, PBA Widows and Children’s Fund, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and South Fork United Inc.

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