Perhaps the most famous Shea Stadium appearance in movies is the original “Men in Black.” Before crashing into the globe at the old World’s Fair grounds, an alien ship did a flyover above Shea during a Mets game:
For some reason a giant spaceship flying over the stadium distracted Bernard Gilkey, and a fly ball that he should have had clocked him on the head. The official scoring is not available, but he was likely charged with an error:
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Date: August 30, 2012