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Photos: Mariners, Astros Throw Back to 1979

August 11, 2018 - 14:06 PM

The Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners turned the clock back to 1979 last night at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Tex. with both clubs wearing throwback uniforms based on the original designs from that season. Despite this matchup never actually occurring while […]

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Wow.  That’s not even close. 

 

If Chris’s reference photo is correct, they got the neck stripe colors backwards.  And they gave them Packers-style Braisher stripes on the cuffs and belt instead of blue/white/gold. 

 

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Seattle-Mariners-Throwback-Retro-Uniform

 

 

Edit: never mind. The picture in the article is from 1977, according to the Hall of Fame database.  http://exhibits.baseballhalloffame.org/dressed_to_the_nines/uniforms.asp?league=AL&city=Seattle&lowYear=1970&highYear=&sort=year&increment=18

 

These uniform details are accurate for 1979. 

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