The Wearin’ of the Green in Pro Sports—5 Historical Notes

1) The 1971 ABA Floridians celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with special uniforms. The Floridians, an ABA team that played home games in Miami Beach, Tampa, and Jacksonville, did not wear green. They did wear black, magenta, and orange. And they celebrated … Continue reading

The 1931 Chicago Cubs Were the Oregon Ducks of Their Era

The usage of alternate uniforms in sports is nothing new. Manager John McGraw famously trotted his New York Giants out in special all-black uniforms for the 1905 World Series. But the first example of a team intentionally rotating completely different … Continue reading