Description Pair of tickets for the New York Mets versus Montreal Expos baseball game belonging to James J. Corrigan and his friend Thomas Ward. The tickets were for Friday, September 14, 2001 at 7:10 p.m.
Historical Notes Born in Brooklyn, James Corrigan lived with his wife, Marie, and their two sons in Queens. He was known to share the roses that he grew in his garden with neighbors. Retired from the FDNY as a captain after 25 years of service, James worked as a fire and safety director at the World Trade Center. On September 11, he was seen helping people evacuate before the South Tower collapsed. James was 60 years old.
Curator's Comment Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Bud Selig announced on September 11, 2001, that the league was suspending all games in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks. Two days later, Selig said that MLB games would resume nationwide on the following Monday, September 17. HIDE