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Does the Steelers' asymmetric helmet count?

I still don't understand why they do that or why anyone likes that...

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The different color numbers on the sleeves of the Vick-era Virginia Tech uniforms are probably my favorite uniform quirk of all-time:

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That uniform as a whole is one of my favorite college sets ever as well.

It's not a bad quirk; IMO it may be a good balance for the Browns (orange sleeve numbers, brown/white front and back numbers) should they (if able to) make changes their uniforms. If only...

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I LOVE that some NHL teams have the city or team name, or a motto in the collar. Here's the list of the league.

Buffalo- https://static.squarespace.com/static/5007b2ea84aef6ab9cd08134/52de001ae4b0702987180f2c/52de0030e4b0702987191064/1373692019163/1000w/0712-buf6.png

Colorado- http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/mwrDlTJRzkXR_Ru7wQd_L_Q.jpg

Columbus- http://smg.photobucket.com/user/bluejacket651/media/Jersey%20Guide/20103rdAuthenticUmberger18collar.jpg.html

Dallas- http://www.icethetics.co/archive/2013/6/11/review-new-star-rising-part-3.html

Minnesota- http://news.sportslogos.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Minnesota-Wild-New-Jersey-Teaser-1.jpg

Nashville- http://i01.i.aliimg.com/wsphoto/v0/32263301841_1/Men-s-Nashville-Predators-59-Roman-Josi-font-b-Jersey-b-font-Home-Yellow-Road-White.jpg

New York Rangers- http://1.cdn.nhle.com/rangers/images/upload/2010/11/Jersey_1112_5_slide.jpg

St. Louis- http://content.sportslogos.net/news/2014/08/New-Blues-Jersey-Leak.jpg

Tampa Bay- http://www.officialnhlhockey.com/images//nhl_jerseys_new/tampa_bay_lightning/lightning_171.jpg

There are also several NFL teams that do the exact same thing. AFAIK, Carolina and Seattle do this (the former has 'Keep Pounding', the latter has '12'). And Winnipeg has an inscription on their jerseys, too.

Maybe I'm just old and out of touch, but in my life-long obsession with sports uniforms, I can say without a doubt that "hanger effects" are the single most ridiculous uniform elements I have ever seen. I can't see any way on any level where these things...or "effects" (really?) are anything more than a blatant money grab. Have we reached the point where uniform manufacturers think of fans as being so dumb that we actually believe our favorite players are sitting at their lockers before games staring at some generic "break the rock" or "all for one" slogan to get hyped up as they reflect on their roles in the history of the organization?

If these things are to be taken seriously, they need to work. Just today we had an NFL player get released because he tried to fight a teammate over a pair of headphones. If only those players had been out "riding the eagle...TOGETHER" or whatever else their jerseys told them to do, this never would have been an issue.

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I'm not sure if this would qualify as a "quirk" necessarily, but certainly a small detail I love. The curvature of the top of the old Jacksonville Jaguar head used to line up almost perfectly with a helmet top's curvature:

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I don't know if that was intentional or not, but either way, it made an already outstanding uniform and logo even better to me. It just "meshed". They really lost that with the logo change, not to mention crapping thier identity away slowly over a few years now.

Let this be a lesson to all teams: if you get it right the first time, leave it alone.

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I'm not sure if this would qualify as a "quirk" necessarily, but certainly a small detail I love. The curvature of the top of the old Jacksonville Jaguar head used to line up almost perfectly with a helmet top's curvature:

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I don't know if that was intentional or not, but either way, it made an already outstanding uniform and logo even better to me. It just "meshed". They really lost that with the logo change, not to mention crapping thier identity away slowly over a few years now.

Let this be a lesson to all teams: if you get it right the first time, leave it alone.

Gosh the Jags were so freakin beautiful. One of my favorite sets of all time. Such a shame. They were dead even before they lost these helmets when they went complete generic with PYP

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On 12/12/2015 at 1:24 AM, ohryan said:

 

I LOVE that some NHL teams have the city or team name, or a motto in the collar. Here's the list of the league.

Buffalo- https://static.squarespace.com/static/5007b2ea84aef6ab9cd08134/52de001ae4b0702987180f2c/52de0030e4b0702987191064/1373692019163/1000w/0712-buf6.png

Colorado- http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/mwrDlTJRzkXR_Ru7wQd_L_Q.jpg

Columbus- http://smg.photobucket.com/user/bluejacket651/media/Jersey%20Guide/20103rdAuthenticUmberger18collar.jpg.html

Dallas- http://www.icethetics.co/archive/2013/6/11/review-new-star-rising-part-3.html

Minnesota- http://news.sportslogos.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Minnesota-Wild-New-Jersey-Teaser-1.jpg

Nashville- http://i01.i.aliimg.com/wsphoto/v0/32263301841_1/Men-s-Nashville-Predators-59-Roman-Josi-font-b-Jersey-b-font-Home-Yellow-Road-White.jpg

New York Rangers- http://1.cdn.nhle.com/rangers/images/upload/2010/11/Jersey_1112_5_slide.jpg

St. Louis- http://content.sportslogos.net/news/2014/08/New-Blues-Jersey-Leak.jpg

Tampa Bay- http://www.officialnhlhockey.com/images//nhl_jerseys_new/tampa_bay_lightning/lightning_171.jpg

There are also several NFL teams that do the exact same thing. AFAIK, Carolina and Seattle do this (the former has 'Keep Pounding', the latter has '12'). And Winnipeg has an inscription on their jerseys, too.

 

Maybe I'm just old and out of touch, but in my life-long obsession with sports uniforms, I can say without a doubt that "hanger effects" are the single most ridiculous uniform elements I have ever seen. I can't see any way on any level where these things...or "effects" (really?) are anything more than a blatant money grab. Have we reached the point where uniform manufacturers think of fans as being so dumb that we actually believe our favorite players are sitting at their lockers before games staring at some generic "break the rock" or "all for one" slogan to get hyped up as they reflect on their roles in the history of the organization?  

 

If these things are to be taken seriously, they need to work. Just today we had an NFL player get released because he tried to fight a teammate over a pair of headphones. If only those players had been out "riding the eagle...TOGETHER" or whatever else their jerseys told them to do, this never would have been an issue. 

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On ‎2013‎-‎10‎-‎19 at 1:36 AM, kw11333 said:

The Yotes properly honouring the heritage of their franchise

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Although the Nats un-retired all the Expo's numbers, they at least honoured Gary Carter properly with this 

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Yeah, but starting this year, Coyotes gave #9 to Viktor Tikhonov and #10 to Anthony Duclair...

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1: A's white cleats of course and Oakland Seals white skates (even though some people despised them including players).

2: The little bird or whale tale under the bridge and cable car #'s. Also the Santa Cruz warriors beautiful "Surf City" alt with surfboard girl #'s and the boardwalk on front.

 

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The St Marys team that plays in the Northern Territory Football League has the club logo on the front of their jersey replicated on the left hand side of their shorts, as seen on the player on the right of the photo.

 

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On January 18, 2016 at 11:06 AM, FinsUp1214 said:

I'm not sure if this would qualify as a "quirk" necessarily, but certainly a small detail I love. The curvature of the top of the old Jacksonville Jaguar head used to line up almost perfectly with a helmet top's curvature:

4jq6dtd5edw6fqbzpgr0lvjh5.gif

Larry_Pasquale_huddle_shot_97.JPG

I don't know if that was intentional or not, but either way, it made an already outstanding uniform and logo even better to me. It just "meshed". They really lost that with the logo change, not to mention crapping thier identity away slowly over a few years now.

Let this be a lesson to all teams: if you get it right the first time, leave it alone.

 

yea, almost positive it was done with the helmet in mind, which is how it should be done. when Marc Verlander was doing NFL logos (Cardinals, Texans, Falcons) he always had the helmet in mind - it had to fill that space properly but ever since then, NFL logos have. . . well not had as much thought put into them it seems.

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Don't know if this was posted before, but as much as I hate the turd burger, I love the little workmark above the logo, and the Captain's patch on the shoulder. Even though the picture is of the Goon. (Steve Ott for those who don't know... :P)

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The Blues' bottom hem stripe is the same color as their breezers, creating the illusion that the bottom stripe is yellow. 

 

(It works better on TV.)

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It's thick black with a thin blue outline. Maybe explains why the new logo doesn't have a white stroke. 

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considering it had a white stroke for about 20 years on the same helmet i doubt that highly, and that they use the same colors isn't the same thing as mimicking spin_prod_230959301?wid=140&wid=180hei=1

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