The New York Daily News brings us this delightful tale of a tourism brochure printed up by the Queens borough president's office. In the brochure there's an item on Shea Stadium that says it was built in 1962. The paper notes that groundbreaking for Shea began in October 1961 and the stadium didn't open until 1964.
But wait -- there's just one more little bit of misinformation:
Of course, the Mets didn't quite win the NL East last year, after being ahead by 7 games with 17 left to play, but why let some silly little facts get in the way? -- Joe Guckin