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During the 1990s, the Mets underwent even more uniform changes.
In 1991, the home and road uniforms both changed from pullover to button-down. A year later, the Mets wore a patch on the left sleeve to honor William A. Shea, who had passed away in October of 1991. Also in 1992, Russell became the new manufacturer of baseball uniforms, and its logo appeared on the right sleeve.
In 1993, drastic uniform changes occurred. The racing stripes of the 1980s were removed from both the home and road uniforms, while the Mets' skyline patch reappeared on the left sleeve. A new style of script for the Mets' home logo was introduced, marking the first ever change made to the Mets' home logo. The zigzag pinstripes also changed back into straight pinstripes.The road uniform script was also changed in 1993 to a style rather similar to the one used in 1987. The style of these new home and road scripts were the same. Three equal width stripes were added to the sleeve edges as well.
In 1994, the Mets wore not only a 25th anniversary patch to honor the 1969 World Series championship on the left sleeve, but also a 125th anniversary patch that every team wore to honor the 125th anniversary of MLB. Also, the Mets' uniforms featured numbers on the front side for the first time since 1987.
In 1995, the Mets changed their home logo back to what it used to look like from 1962-1992. The road uniform logo also got changed back to the style of the 1962-1973 road uniforms. The Mets also brought back the blue piping to the sides of the uniforms, and add the same blue piping to the sleeve edges as well. Even the cap underwent a change that year with the button at the top changing colors from blue to orange.
In 1996, every National League team had "J. M., N.L. Umpire, 10" embroidered onto the right sleeve to honor John McSherry, who passed away from a heart attack on Opening Day.
In 1997, an alternate home uniform was added that were similar to the original home uniform, but did not feature the traditional pinstripes. These were known as the "snow white" uniforms. The Mets also added a new white cap with a blue brim, which quickly became known as the "ice cream man" cap. Unlike the new uniforms, the white cap did not become popular and did not make it past the 1997 season. Every MLB team also wore a patch on the right sleeve to honor the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the MLB color barrier back in 1947.
In 1998, the Mets added black as a third team color. The new alternate cap was black and with a blue brim. The new alternate home uniform now had a black backdrop shadow, as did the road uniform. Another alternate jersey was added that was black and featured the Mets' home script in blue and white with an orange backdrop.
In 1999, a third cap was introduced. This one was all black with the blue New York logo outlined in white and with an orange backdrop. All the white home uniforms now had black backdrops and the player names were removed from the home jerseys for the first time since 1977. This experiment though only lasted a year. A new black alternate road jersey appeared and the Mets' skyline patch for the black uniforms became black to match the uniform color. However, the original skyline patch still remained on the white and gray uniforms.