The business has listened. At the conclusion of this month (July 30), the Mets will at last be returning their black jerseys.
For the 1st time in over nine several years, the Mets will be donning the black jerseys at Citi Area.
The business introduced Thursday early morning through its official Twitter account the workforce will be returning the fan-preferred uniforms July 30 versus the Cincinnati Reds. From there, the Mets will be wearing the black jerseys for each Friday night home activity the rest of the season.
Again in Black – July 30 pic.twitter.com/jZw7pi3P8Y
— New York Mets (@Mets) July fifteen, 2021
The Mets 1st wore the black jerseys in 1998 and donned them a person closing time on July 21, 2012.
Shifting forward with the “Friday night home game” timetable for the black jerseys would indicate the Mets have five games established for these uniforms. New York plays the Reds July 30, the Dodgers Aug. 13, the Nationals Aug. 27, the Yankees Sept. ten, and the Phillies Sept. 17.
This important decision comes soon after various Mets gamers expressed their want for the return of the black jerseys, like Pete Alonso.
“I’m just picturing in my mind everyone in the stadium with a blackout jersey,” Alonso stated previously this yr, per MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo. “I imagine it would be so intimidating, just a sea of black shirts out there in the outfield with songs banging out of the speakers, lights going. It would provide a lot of swagger and a lot of moxie.”
New workforce proprietor Steve Cohen also brought up the black jerseys prior to this announcement.
Cohen had the adhering to to say soon after the Mets’ January trade for Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco.
I know this trade appears to building enjoyment but let us get back again to what issues – the black jerseys
— Steven Cohen (@StevenACohen2) January seven, 2021