Mets' income from Citi Field dips

Starting pitcher for the National League, Matt Harvey

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Starting pitcher for the National League, Matt Harvey of the New York Mets, during a news conference for the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Citi Field. (July 15, 2013) (Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara)

The Mets' ballpark-related revenue dropped last season for the third straight year, to $121.5 million, about half the $234.3 million the team had expected. Analysts expect that figure to decline even more because 2013 ticket sales are 10,000 fewer per game than the team projected. A portion of the team's ballpark-related finances are far from what the Mets anticipated before the 2009 opening of...

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