I thought, back in 2019, that the solid black and solid white jerseys for the Players’ Weekend were the worst uniforms I’d ever seen. I don’t mean ever because there have been some regular-season gems a few teams would love to forget, but in terms of special edition or one-off jerseys, those Players’ Weekend ones were a poorly thought out mess. The National League players memorably blended right in with the umpires in a confounding infield to say the least.
Well, MLB has outdone itself this week, unveiling the 2021 MLB All-Star Game jerseys on Thursday, and, they’re bad. They’d be fine if they were uniforms for soccer, or polo, perhaps. Maybe if one were to slap a logo for Tommy Hilfiger on it there might be some semblance of reason. But instead, they’re just a baffling design in terms of baseball jerseys.
What’s worse, instead of wearing their standard team jerseys, these will be worn in-game for the first time ever.
Have a look.
The 2021 #MLB All-Star Game jersey is navy blue for the AL and white for the NL. Team abbreviations in red placed vertically behind team logo with a floral pattern on each sleeve. Jerseys are two-button BP style and will be worn in game.— Chris Creamer (@sportslogosnet) June 24, 2021
See the rest here https://t.co/cWy8jaR2Il pic.twitter.com/0rnjspEy9E
These are even worse than I had been led to believe. Hoo boy. pic.twitter.com/4SD0K0w3ks— Justin McGuire (@JMcGuireMLB) June 24, 2021
They just don’t make any sense to me. The floral print on the sleeve doesn’t exactly scream “Rockies” to me, and the design is just so simple it fails to gain any kind of excitement.
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