Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Mets Formally Unveil 50th Anniversary Uniforms

Via a press conference at Citi Field this morning, the Mets unveiled their 50th Anniversary uniforms that will be worn for the duration of the 2012 season. David Wright, Lucas Duda and Ike Davis were on hand to model the uniforms for the reports and fellow bloggers who were in attendance.

The major difference, with the exception of the 50th Anniversary patch is the fact that the Mets have chosen to do away with the black drop shadow seen in previous years.  Also it appears the black uniforms that were so popular in the 90s have either been eliminated entirely or while be used minimally.

Here are a trio of photos tweeted by ESPN's Adam Rubin during the press conferences:

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Here is a graphic of what the 50th Anniversary patch looks like up close:

All in all, the changes are minimal at most.  I've always been a fan of the grey jersey, so I am glad they've decided to keep it around.  The patch is much better than the Inaugural Season patch from a 2009, but I'd love to know why the organization is smitten with beige (both here and at Citi Field).  What do you think?

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