I initially tweeted this last week, and I have to say it still hasn’t grown on me. All 30 MLB teams have a version that follows the same template, so this is a league-wide thing. If you’re an NHL fan, you’ll notice these are very similar to the post game cap Reebok produces. Is it unnecessary? Of course. But as we know, merchandising is part of the business of baseball.
All that said, I can’t get too riled up about something that won’t be worn on the field. And word has it that these are merely “suggested,” and not mandatory, head ware. I could be wrong, but I have a hard time imagining some of the guys in the clubhouse wearing this thing…
If you’re inclined to buy it, Mets Police has found it available at MLB Shop.