"I love the Mr. Met logo. I saw these in spring training and was really pumped for that," Mets third baseman David Wright says. "And I hope we get a chance to wear them in the games at some point this year. I've been begging the equipment guy to let us wear them."
This is the first time Mr. Met has appeared on a Mets cap. Mr. Met was introduced by the New York Mets in 1963. At first he was just a character on programs. But in 1964, the team introduced a costumed version of Mr. Met that appeared at games. Mr. Met became Major League Baseball's first live-action mascot.
Text: Dante A. Ciampaglia
Photo: Courtesy of New Era