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Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield celebrates in the dugout after scoring from third on a hit by Salvador Perez in the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

The Kansas City Royals announced on Wednesday that they'll debut a new uniform set on Friday, Nov. 19. But if you're expecting to receive any early hints about what's to come, don't get your hopes up.

The Royals tweeted a photo of Whit Merrifield wearing the new threads on Wednesday, but most of the uniform is obstructed by darkness. The jerseys do appear to feature blue and white sleeve piping that throws back to the jerseys the Royals wore in the 1980s and early '90s.

A few clever Twitter users tried to download the photo and adjust the brightness in hopes of getting an early peek at the new threads, but they quickly discovered they had been outsmarted by the Royals' social media team.

This will be the first time the Royals have made any alterations to their uniform rotation since 2017, when they tweaked the gold-accented jerseys they began wearing following their 2015 World Series victory.