The New York Mets are a Major League Baseball team and a member of the National League East Division. The Mets entered the league in 1962 as an expansion team to replace the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants, who had moved to California. The Mets' uniform colors of blue and orange honor these two teams, with the blue representing the Dodgers and the orange representing the Giants. The Mets' main rivals include the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Some of the best players in franchise history include Tom Seaver and Mike Piazza.