MLB: 8 Celebrities Who Cheer for the New York Mets!

With the Major League Baseball 2022 season here, this series will take a look at what celebrities root for certain teams in the league. The New York Mets opened up play at Citi Field on April 14th. Let’s take a look at what celebrities cheered them on! 

Jerry Seinfeld

Seinfeld is a die-hard Mets fan. He has been to multiple games at Citi Field and has sported the team’s apparel many times. The team has even highlighted him on their Twitter account.

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj grew up in Queens and has supported the Mets on her social media accounts over the years.


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Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel grew up in Brooklyn and has been an active Mets fan. He recently worked with ESPN to create a documentary about the 1986 Mets team.

Kevin James

The actor has thrown out multiple first pitches and even taken some batting practice with the team. It is no secret that James is a huge Mets fan.

50 Cent

While 50 Cent might not have had the best first pitch at Citi Field, he certainly wore the Mets jersey with pride!
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Billy Joel

Joel grew up in the Bronx and the Mets have honored him as a fan in multiple ways over the years, even giving him his own jersey.

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Ty Burrell

Burrell grew up in Oregon but adopted the Mets as his team and sported them ever since. The actor has been to many games at Citi Field and has participated in multiple ceremonies at the ballpark.

Rebel Wilson

Rebel threw out the first pitch back in 2015. The Australian native has figured out what team she roots for in the MLB.

The New York Mets opened up play at Citi Field this weekend with a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Tori Murphy

Tori Murphy is a junior at Penn State University studying Public Relations with a minor in Sports Studies.