In 1998, the Mets made the color black its third official color. The Mets wore black home alternative uniforms and away alternative uniforms up until 2011. In 1999, the team replaced the “Mets” script on the front of its black road alternate with “New York” text in block letters. The black road alternate lived on for a decade before being discontinued following the 2008 season.
I took a poll on twitter to see if any Mets fans miss the Black uniforms. Here are the results!