The New York Mets will host the 2022 Wheelchair Softball Tournament and Clinic on Tuesday, May 24 at Citi Field. The tournament and clinic will be put on by the Wheelchair Sports Federation and the Mets’ Accessibility and Disability Alliance Employee Resource Group, and the event is sponsored by Citi and the Amazin’ Mets Foundation.
The tournament is a round robin format that will feature three local wheelchair softball teams, with the first game starting at 9:30 a.m.Players from all three teams will also lead a clinic for approximately 75 local schoolchildren with disabilities. The clinic will run from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The event will also have appearances by Mets alumni Todd Zeile and Mr. and Mrs. Met. Additionally, all players and clinic participants will receive lunch, gift bags and tickets for Disability Pride Night on July 7, when the Mets host the Miami Marlins.
Wheelchairs Sports Federation, Mets Accessibility and Disability Alliance Employee Resource Group, Citi, Amazin’ Mets Foundation, Todd Zeile, and Mr. and Mrs. Met