PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The New York Mets will wear throwback 1986 uniforms every Sunday home game during the upcoming season.
The pinstriped '86 uniforms included a vertical blue stripe sandwiched between two orange stripes down the sides of the jersey and pants.
The Mets will specifically honor their 1986 team on May 28 as part of a weekend of festivities marking the 30th anniversary of the organization's last championship.
Manager Davey Johnson, the coaches and players from the '86 squad have been invited back for a 6:30 p.m. ET ceremony before the Memorial Day weekend game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Mets also will have a pair of weekend giveaways as part of a three-day celebration. Fans attending the May 27 game will receive an '86-themed T-shirt. And the first 15,000 fans attending the May 29 game will receive an '86 championship replica ring. That game will begin at 8:08 p.m. ET and be televised as part of ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball.