“You remember the old cartoon, ‘The Jetsons'? People in flying cars. So how would they dress? What would they look like?”
Twenty years ago this weekend, the Mets, for a night, became the Mercury Mets. An intergalactic deep dive on how they came to be:
"Gentlemen, we're going into the future."
Twenty years ago today, the Mets returned to Shea Stadium as a group of three-eyed, pointy-eared, tentacled aliens from Mercury. (This actually happened!) Their story: