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The Philadelphia Phillies wore their BP jerseys for a few (actual) games in 1992.

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Wisconsin's mid-'90s very '90s uniform, featuring giant motion Ws on the shoulders, white sleeves, and maybe drop-shadowed numerals. The team got clobbered and the jerseys got mothballed.

 

In 1994, the Cubs couldn't win a game at home for anything, so they tried wearing their blue BP jerseys. Didn't help.

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On 12/30/2019 at 4:38 PM, Sodboy13 said:

Wisconsin's mid-'90s very '90s uniform, featuring giant motion Ws on the shoulders, white sleeves, and maybe drop-shadowed numerals. The team got clobbered and the jerseys got mothballed.


Yes, dropshadowed numbers. 
 

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Unpopular opinion?  I like these better then the current ones, with that awful number font. 

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I'm reaching out to the internet hive mind to see if anyone knows anything about this, and I know it's a long shot.

I'm a fan of a Collegiate Summer Wood Bat team called the Rochester Honkers, who play in Rochester, Minnesota. I recently purchased this Honkers jersey, but I can't find any information on it. If anyone knows anything, or has any ideas besides contacting the team (already tried), I appreciate it. Here's the jersey:

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How about the one game when the Edmonton Eskimos were wearing stars on their uniforms?

 

1988 CFL All-Star Game.  The All-Stars playing the defending Grey Cup Champions, the Eskimos.

 

Hard to find pictures of this rare one-off, but we do have the YouTube footage.

 

 

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On 12/5/2019 at 12:27 PM, pianoknight said:

Nebraska went all-red against Oklahoma in 1986.  It's not a terrible look, but we lost the game to the Sooners and the fans superstitiously decided that all-reds was a bad look. 

 

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Cornhuskers or Clothuskers?

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On 11/2/2019 at 4:47 PM, dfwabel said:

 

2008 was Lane's final game with the Raiders.  I was there.  He had Janikowski try a 73-yard FG.  That was also the year the team celebrated their 50th season with a patch.

The 2009 game was also against the Chargers and they wore a 50th AFL patch and the white jerseys with silver numbers when Chargers wore Powder Blues.  At that one too. 

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Seems like the only patch the Raiders had in 2008 was the Gene Upshaw patch.

 

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The Raiders' 50th anniversary patch was used in 2009.

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The Astros wore their Sunday Home Navy Uniform with grey pants as the "Home" team in Tampa Bay after Hurricane Harvey. I wish they'd wear this as a road uniform regularly. 

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On 1/22/2020 at 11:21 PM, Wade Heidt said:

How about the one game when the Edmonton Eskimos were wearing stars on their uniforms?

 

1988 CFL All-Star Game.  The All-Stars playing the defending Grey Cup Champions, the Eskimos.

 

Hard to find pictures of this rare one-off, but we do have the YouTube footage.

 

 

 

Here is a still shot of the Edmonton jersey from that game...

 

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I was at the game when Wisconsin got clobbered in those uniforms...which I viewed as a cross between the Cowboys (who had big stars on the shoulders on their blue jersey) and the Niners (their drop-shadows). They sold replicas.  I wish I'd purchased one.

 

I love when that uniform is brought up...those same three graphics are always posted.  There's not much else out there.

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More of a league wide one-off, but in 1989 the CFL experimented with WAH for a number of weeks during the regular season. 
https://youtu.be/XU86p5VUF3U

Here’s a clip of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers wearing their white jerseys at home, for the only time ever outside of exhibition games. 

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4 hours ago, Ty204 said:

More of a league wide one-off, but in 1989 the CFL experimented with WAH for a number of weeks during the regular season. 
https://youtu.be/XU86p5VUF3U

Here’s a clip of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers wearing their white jerseys at home, for the only time ever outside of exhibition games. 

 

I do remember the Roughriders wearing white at home in 1989.  Riders did it a few times in 1989.

 

http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Photo+gallery+1989+Roughrider+season/1826633/story.html

 

 

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On 1/22/2020 at 8:21 PM, Wade Heidt said:

How about the one game when the Edmonton Eskimos were wearing stars on their uniforms?

 

1988 CFL All-Star Game.  The All-Stars playing the defending Grey Cup Champions, the Eskimos.

 

Hard to find pictures of this rare one-off, but we do have the YouTube footage.

 

 

"Brought to you by Foster's Lager, the Golden Throatcharmer"

 

This is weird on so many levels.

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Mississippi State did WAH a couple of times between 2006-09. 2006 vs South Carolina & Auburn, and both 2007 and 2009 vs LSU.

In 1998 and 2000, Spurrier had Florida go WAH vs LSU--maybe to get back at the Bayou Bengals a few years earlier for egging on the NCAA to let them wear white in Tiger Stadium.

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19 hours ago, rob4671 said:

 

 

I read your comment with your avatar and sig and thought for a second that you said the Philadelphia Eagles wore all maroon for a game in 1979, and was very disappointed that there weren't any pictures. 

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The Saints wore this jersey once, lost, and promptly never wore them again.

 

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Veryyyy unusual uniform for Florida (not positive they only wore them for one game, but I believe so) 

 

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Also this shtick from Nike back in like 2005.  Forgot who else did this too. 

 

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A buddy of mine who is a VT fan loveddd that uniform.  Another example of different strokes for different folks

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On 1/22/2020 at 6:12 PM, NorthStarNines said:

I'm reaching out to the internet hive mind to see if anyone knows anything about this, and I know it's a long shot.

I'm a fan of a Collegiate Summer Wood Bat team called the Rochester Honkers, who play in Rochester, Minnesota. I recently purchased this Honkers jersey, but I can't find any information on it. If anyone knows anything, or has any ideas besides contacting the team (already tried), I appreciate it. Here's the jersey:

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That jersey is definitely from the NWL's infancy.  But I can't give a much better estimate of a specific year than 90s or early-mid 2000s.

You best bet might be to seek out old programs on eBay and try to date it that way.

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