FLUSHING, N.Y., May 11, 2021 – The New York Mets today announced that the Tom Seaver statue unveil at Citi Field will take place Opening Day 2022.
“We are excited to unveil this one-of-a-kind tribute to Tom, but it has to be right,” said Mets Team President Sandy Alderson. “Given delays related to the pandemic, the artist asked for additional time to complete his work. After conferring with the Seaver family, we made the decision to unveil the statue on Opening Day 2022.”
The Seaver family said, “We are excited to celebrate the unveiling with more fans at Citi Field in 2022 and know that Tom would be proud.”