Why Did The Mets Ban Backpacks At Citi Field? | Gothamist

The Mets swept the so-hapless-even-their-owner-is-mad-at-whoever-made-them-this-hapless Marlins this weekend to crawl back within a game of a .500 record, but first they unveiled a Friday surprise: an email announcing that starting next Monday, fans will no longer be allowed to bring backpacks into Citi Field, or at least “Citi Filed.”