All thirty Main League Baseball groups will put on inexperienced caps throughout video games performed over the weekend of Friday, Might 19, by way of Sunday, Might 21, 2023.
The caps are being worn in honour of Armed Forces Day, celebrated in the USA on the third Saturday in every Might — a time “the place residents unite and honour navy heroes for his or her patriotic service in help of the U.S.” It was established by President Harry S. Truman in 1949 to honour navy members and their households.
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The caps are inexperienced throughout, with the group emblem on the entrance in numerous shades of inexperienced however most prominently in darkish inexperienced positioned in entrance of a re-coloured flag of the USA. On the best facet of the cap is a black defend patch that includes an eagle with wings out on a yellow circle with alternating vertical purple and white stripes and white stars arched above — under is “OUR NATION’S FINEST” in yellow. The New Period emblem is in yellow on the left facet, and the MLB silhouette is on the again in darkish inexperienced and inexperienced with yellow fill.
The Toronto Blue Jays, the lone non-U.S. group within the league, will go with out the American symbolism on their cap — the flag from the entrance and the patch on the facet are each gone — however will nonetheless rejoice Armed Forces Day, regardless of it being the Victoria Day lengthy weekend (a vacation created to honour the late Queen Victoria) in Toronto this weekend.
Right here’s a have a look at all thirty 2023 MLB Armed Forces Day caps; as you’ll see, other than Baltimore’s alternate “O’s” emblem, every membership goes with their ordinary cap emblem on the entrance of a inexperienced crown.
Main League Baseball will donate 100% of the licensed royalties from the sale of Armed Forces Day On-Field Authentic Collection attire to help MLB Charities navy applications. This season, donations will profit Blue Star Families, Code of Support Foundation, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), The Mission Continues, USA Patriots Amputee Softball Team, and Wounded Warrior Project.