This Airbnb keep hits it out of the park.
Fans can have the chance to ebook a one-night keep on the New York Mets‘ Citi Field Stadium for $250 — and it comes with VIP suite-views to 2 video games, the chance to throw a gap pitch, Mets swag and limitless snacks.
The fortunate Mets’ fan, who can convey three mates to their Queens, N.Y. sleepover, will throw the ceremonial first pitch for the July 28 evening recreation. Booking opens on July 8, first come — first serve, according to the Airbnb listing.
However, the promotion is definitely in honor of “Bobby Bonilla Day,” a viral “holiday” that trends each year on July 1. Bonilla, 58, is the retired Mets participant who opted to obtain $1.19 million each July 1 till 2035 as a part of a deal that allow the Mets out of a $5.9 million fee to the beloved participant in 1999.
“This year, I’m joining in on the fun, trying on a new glove as an Airbnb host and hopefully giving a few folks the night of their lives at Citi Field,” Bonilla hyped in a press release to The Post.
Guests can watch a Mets evening recreation and day recreation from their VIP suite with limitless hotdogs and drinks. They even have entry to the Mets health club and bathe and can meet Mr. and Mrs. Met, according to the Airbnb listing.
On prime of that, they’ll obtain a personalized Mets jersey and a used baseball signed by members of the workforce.
Photos present that the MLB VIP suite peeks inside the long-lasting Citi Field lobby referred to as the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, and it offers views of the unique Homerun Apple and Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
It is staged with a mattress, baseball caps on show, a Mets-orange espresso desk desk and a tan sectional, photographs present. Guests even have even have entry to a room with seating and bars that overlooks the stadium.
After interruptions brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the stadium has reopened to its full 42,000 fan capability, with eased social distancing and masks pointers, according to the MLB.
“As a born and raised New Yorker and a longtime player in the city, there is a special place in my heart for Mets fans and it’s wonderful to see the faithful back in some green seats in Queens,” mentioned Bonilla.