The removal of seats from Shea Stadium, former home of the New York Mets, was no small task. Within two weeks however, every seat in the stadium was carefully removed and whisked away to be inspected, repaired, boxed and distributed to fans around the globe.

FLUSHING — The New York Mets and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced that the sale of Shea Stadium seat pairs will begin Monday, Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. exclusively online at Fans and collectors worldwide will be able to purchase orange, blue, green, and red seats for $869 per pair. The limited inventory of seats will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Each seat pair will be authenticated by Major League Baseball’s Authentication Program and affixed with a tamper-proof hologram displaying a unique identification number.