BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Orioles will be sporting some new uniforms this season for a few special events.
MLB unveiled its complete lineup of special event uniforms for the 2016 Championship Season for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, as well as Memorial Day and the Fourth of July.
MOTHER’S DAY on SUNDAY, MAY 8: The new Mother’s Day uniforms and caps will incorporate pink into the regular logos, with all caps highlighted by a dark grey crown and brim. Players have swung pink bats, worn pink ribbons & sported pink wristbands on Mother’s Day to raise funds and awareness to fight breast cancer since 2006.
FATHER’S DAY on SUNDAY, JUNE 19: Father’s Day uniforms and caps will feature light blue incorporated in the logos. Players have worn blue ribbons & sported blue wristbands throughout the years on Father’s Day since MLB first partnered with the Prostate Cancer Foundation in 1996.
MEMORIAL DAY on MONDAY, MAY 30: For the eighth consecutive year, MLB and New Era have created a special cap for the Orioles to wear during Memorial Day games, while Majestic has designed a special matching jersey for the fourth year in a row.
INDEPENDENCE DAY on MONDAY, JULY 4: For the ninth consecutive summer, the Orioles will sport red, white and blue stars and stripes-decorated caps to celebrate Independence Day. For the second year in a row, clubs will also wear a matching jersey on the Fourth of July.
In addition, new looks will be featured during the All-Star events in San Diego with special caps worn during the All-Star Game.