Lost in the shuffle of the end of the New York football season, the Mets announced today they will be honoring the 30th anniversary of the 1986 team over Memorial Day weekend.
“The 1986 Mets made an indelible mark on the baseball and New York sports scene, capturing the hearts of fans like few other teams,” said Mets COO Jeff Wilpon in a statement. “This 30th anniversary celebration provides our fans a way to re-connect their excitement to the historic achievements of 1986.”
The Mets will be doing giveaways on Friday and Sunday with Saturday May 28th saved for a reunion of the club.
Here’s the full schedule:
- 1986 Themed Free Shirt Friday, May 27 – 7:10 p.m.
All Fans in attendance will receive a 1986 World Championship themed t-shirt
- Super Saturday, May 28 – 6:30 p.m. 1986 Champions Pregame On Field Ceremony
6:30 p.m. for a special ceremony recognizing coaches and players from the 1986 World Championship Team
- Family Sunday, May 29 – 8:08 p.m. 1986 Championship Replica Ring Giveaway
The first 15,000 fans in attendance will receive a 1986 World Championship replica ring