Subway Series fans rushed Citi Field during game, tackled by security

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Two fans rushed onto Citi Field during Saturday night’s emotional 9/11 anniversary Subway Series game, drawing laughs and loud cheers from New Yorkers.

Footage shared on social media showed one of the flagrant fully-clothed fans running around the outfield with his arms outstretched, appearing to revel in the cheers and jeers from the Flushing faithful.

As the “streaker” slowed into a homerun trot near the warning track, he was tackled hard from behind by one of the security guards who had been chasing him for at least 20 seconds, according to video shared by Twitter user @JudgesChamberrr.

Later in the game, a shirtless fan darted around the field, avoiding a pack of security workers pursuing him for more than 20 seconds before he was taken down, footage tweeted by @KFCBarstool showed.

It’s unclear when exactly the attention-seekers interrupted the game, which the Yankees won 8-7. TV broadcasters notoriously cut away from the illegal antics so as not to encourage them.

Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge watches as a fan runs onto the field during the sixth inning at Citi Field on Sept. 11, 2021.
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The fan gives his best effort to elude Citi Field security.
The fan gives his best effort to elude Citi Field security.
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That until one Citi Field security guard levels the fan in the outfield grass.
Until one Citi Field security guard levels the fan in the outfield grass.
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A second fan disrupted play when he ran onto the field during the eighth inning.
A second fan disrupted play when he ran onto the field during the eighth inning.
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The Mets have historically dealt with streakers harshly, imposing lifetime bans and large fines.

Craig Coakley, who famously slid into second base nearly naked in 2009, told The Post he was able to still attend games by donning fake moustaches and beards, a nod to 2001 Mets manager Bobby Valentine, who once famously snuck back in the dugout with a fake ‘stache after being ejected.

The NYC Interference with a Professional Sporting Event Law makes disrupting a sporting event a misdemeanor, punishable by a year and jail and fines of $5,000.

The NYPD did not immediately have information on charges against Saturday’s Subway Series offenders.

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