Mets announce plans to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1986 World Championship
The Mets announced on Monday plans to commemorate the 30th anniversary of their 1986 World Championship during the 2016 season.
“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. “This 30th anniversary celebration provides our fans a way to re-connect their excitement to the historic achievements of 1986.”
The club will celebrate their last championship against the Dodgers during Memorial Day weekend May 27-29, beginning with a 1986 themed t-shirt on “Free Shirt Friday” on May 27.
On Saturday, May 28, there will be an on-field ceremony beginning at 6:30 pm recognizing all players and coaches from the 1986 World Championship team.
On Sunday night, May 29, the first 15,000 fans in attendance will receive a 1986 World Championship replica ring.