John Franco and Mr. Met will be making appearances at area stores later that day to promote a two-day special Mets single-game ticket pre-sale. Franco can talk about the players in spring training and his prognosis for the Mets upcoming season, his upcoming induction to the Mets Hall of Fame, NY Mets great Gary Carter and much more.

Beginning on Monday, February 27 at 10:00 AM and ending on Tuesday, February 28 at 11:59 PM, Citi will offer its cardholders an exclusive online-only opportunity to purchase New York Mets single-game tickets to the 2012 season BEFORE they go on-sale to the general public at www.Mets.com/CitiPresale.

This online-only presale is for individual ticket purchases only and customers must use their Citi credit or debit card to take advantage of this special offer.

John Franco and Mr. Met will be at the following locations today, Monday, February 27, to help promote this special offer, sign autographs and interact with Mets fans:

1) 10:00 am-11:00 am: Citibank flagship branch in Union Square (52. E. 14th Street)

2) 12:30 pm-1:30 pm: Citibank branch on 42nd and Madison Avenue (330 Madison)

3) 2:00 pm-3:00 pm: NY Mets Clubhouse Shop (11 W. 42nd Street between 5th & 6th Avenues)

Note: The Mets Clubhouse Shop will also give a 10% discount to Mets fans who pay with their Citi card on all merchandise, outside of tickets, for the duration of the two-day promotion.

For more information, visit newyork.mets.mlb.com.