Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 4/30/12

The Mets completed a series in Colorado over the weekend and decided to dress up with a Western theme for their flight to Houston. The players wore cowboy outfits, and pitcher R.A. Dickey seemed to have the best time of all. Dressed as a sheriff, he shared the pictures you see above on his Twitter account. On the left he’s with the outlaw Johan Santana, and on the right he’s sticking up catcher Mike Nickeas.

Below are several other players in their cowboy outfits:

Left: Catcher Josh Thole, wearing a lovely yellow shirt (photo via @Mets), Right: Cowboy Lucas Dudas (photo via @Mets)

Left: Infielder Justin Turner sporting a John Deere belt buckle (photo via @Mets), Right: Jonathon Niese fitting the role (photo via @Mets)

Left: Ike Davis all prepared (photo via @Mets), Right: Mike Baxter and Daniel Murphy, all pretty in pink (photo via @Mets)

Sure, the Mets may be following the Rays’ lead with the themed road trip, but we’re not complaining. Baseball is a long season — gotta do something to keep it entertaining.

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This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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