Thanks to R.A. Dickey, Citi Field finally comes alive

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R.A. Dickey celebrates his 20th victory of the

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R.A. Dickey celebrates his 20th victory of the season after defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field. (Sept. 27, 2012) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Mets fans streamed through the No. 7 train turnstiles at the Willets Point station a little before 1 p.m. Thursdayin a way they haven't for months.

In great numbers. With great anticipation.

They were greeted by familiar sights as they descended the stairs to the Citi Field entrance plaza -- the old Home Run Apple, the team store, the Jackie Robinson entry gate -- and by a sight they...

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