The Right and Wrong Ways to Wear Green on March 17

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There are two primary ways for MLB teams to mark St. Paddy’s Day. The first, as exemplified by both teams in yesterday’s Tigers/Phillies game (see above), is to wear green jerseys and caps (and also green socks, for the handful of players who go high-cuffed). Other teams […]

A Uni Watch Look at St. Patrick’s Day

Sports teams throughout the uni-verse wore green for St. Paddy’s Day yesterday. We’ll begin with the Cincinnati Reds, shown above, who not only wore a green jersey and cap but also added a new sleeve patch. And what did that patch say? Let’s take a closer look:

Interesting! This is a variation on […]

Wearin’ O’ The Green

Are You Wearing Green Today?

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The wearing of green in professional sports (whether as a uniform, part of a uniform, as a warm-up, etc.) for St. Paddy’s Day has become a fairly common occurrence of late, especially in baseball and in hockey — driven (sadly) by the […]

Reds Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Wearing Green for St. Paddy’s Day

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On St. Patrick’s Day of 1978, in a (very) surprise move, especially by the standards of the day, and with no advanced warning, the Cincinnati Reds broke out their normal home uniform in a spring training game against the New York Yankees, only instead of their regular […]