Mayor, Queens officials celebrate opening of new Queens school named after late 1969 Mets star Tommie Agee


Several elected officials joined members of the 1969 Mets and the family of their late teammate Tommie Agee to celebrate the opening of the Tommie L. Agee Educational Campus in East Elmhurst Friday, Aug. 26. Several people in attendance spoke about the significance of Agee being honored this way in a community he loved.

Some of the notable speakers included Mayor Eric Adams, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, 1969 Mets outfielder Cleon Jones and Agee’s widow and daughter Maxcine and J’nelle Agee. In addition to speaking about how much Tommie Agee meant to the Mets organization, the speakers also discussed how important the East Elmhurst community was to him.

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