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Uniform Comeback Game


TheGrimReaper

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If you could pick one uniform from the Big 4 sports (or if you must, you can pick soccer,etc, but please no minor leagues) that isn't used at all anymore, to make a comeback, what would it be? And please limit it to 1 uniform/uniform set. (It can be either one uniform, or the whole Home/Road/Alt set)

An example of this would be picking the mid 80's California Angels uniforms.

Note: You cannot pick a uniform that is currently being used in any way. It would ruin what I'm trying to do. And it has to be for a team that is in existence.

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Easy call for me. This is the best action shot I could find, from 1968 when the Saints briefly (and inexplicably) reversed their helmet and pants stripes for 12 games (note one lineman still has the "normal" b-w-b stripes they went back to). Keeping the original stripes would be the only change to these. The darker gold really plays well with the black and white.

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Green uniforms are severely lacking throughout sports, and I was a huge fan of the "Picasso" look for the Coyotes. Usually my tastes are traditional, but this was a fun identity for a hockey team that plays in the desert.

I loved that jersey. I used to own one when I was a fatass but now, obviously, they're pretty hard to find.

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Well, Grim, you said "(or if you must, you can pick soccer,etc, but please no minor leagues) that isn't used at all anymore, to make a comeback, what would it be?" and "it has to be for a team that is in existence" which kind of eliminates my favorite-- if Tampa Bay somehow got back into the MLS they could follow the Pacific Northwest trend of going with the old NASL names and wear this:

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If "not used at all" means you can't include throw back uni sets because they are "used" once or twice a year, that eliminates my second choice: the Buccaneers'"creamsicle" and Bucco Bruce:

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....So I'll just second what BlueSky said, and go with the Saints' old "original" look.

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I'd like the Red Sox to return to their red-letter away jersey. I really felt this was the best road uni they had.

Since this is a "wish list," they also have to bring back the red/white/blue stirrups and get rid of all their alternate uniform combos.

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I love the Vikings' current throwbacks, but my favorite era of that look included white facemasks:

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Those whites only lasted a few years though, because as you can see here, Tommy Kramer was around for the original grays AND the later purples:

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I also always appreciated the striping differences between home and away jerseys -- a distinctive quirk that's lost in their modern set.

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