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:

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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 . . . → Read More: Wearin’ O’ The Green

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 . . . → Read More: Reds Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Wearing Green for St. Paddy’s Day

Green Day (not the band)

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St. Paddy’s Day came a bit early last night in New Jersey, as the Devils held to their annual tradition of wearing their green-trimmed throwbacks for the holiday. Lots of additional photos here.

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