The New York Mets will be celebrating their 50th anniversary next season. Considering they have won less than 80 games in each of the last three seasons, a 50th anniversary celebration might be an opportune time for a little identity change. What better way to start than with a uniform tweak? As Uni Watch shared with us, the Mets have decided to take some of the black out of their jerseys and unveil more classic-looking uniforms for 2012. Take a gander:
You can have a look here at the old uniforms for comparison. It looks like the Miami Marlins won’t be the only NL East team with a new look when baseball resumes. Considering New York and Miami finished fourth and fifth respectively in the division last season, I suppose a change certainly can’t hurt.
Fist pound to Hardball Talk for the heads up on the picture.Google+