COLUMBIA, S.C. (CBSNewYork) — One of the Mets‘ Single-A affiliates has a new nickname — the Fireflies — and, fittingly, their uniforms will glow in the dark.
The Columbia Fireflies of the South Atlantic League unveiled their new jerseys and caps Wednesday.READ MORE: US Officials: Only A Matter Of Time Before Omicron COVID Variant Found In America
The jerseys feature a glow-in-the-dark outline around the team’s name and player’s numbers, and the caps feature glowing logos.READ MORE: 2 Islanders Games Postponed Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
The Fireflies aren’t the first team to feature glow-in-the-dark hats. The Casper Ghosts, a rookie affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, did the same, beginning in 2008.MORE NEWS: CBS2 Weather Headlines: Passing Rain, Snowflakes Possible Sunday Afternoon; Same Story Overnight
The Fireflies relocated for this coming season from Savannah, Georgia, where they were known as the Sand Gnats.