The WHL Regina Pats will honor the Blue Jays' Canadian legacy by donning Jays jerseys
If baseball is America's pastime, then hockey is Canada's. (Unless, of course, we're counting offbeat Rick Moranis comedies.)
On Jan. 6, 2017, the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League will honor Canada's only Major League team and foster baseball-hockey diplomacy by donning Blue Jays-style jerseys when they take on the Calgary Hitmen (sadly not the New York/New Jersey Hitmen of XFL fame).
Working with Major League Baseball and the Blue Jays, the Pats did a remarkable job adapting the Blue Jays uniforms in a hockey setting. Just look at how the sleeve stripes match the split font on the "Blue Jays" logo and numbers.
If the Blue Jays end up playing postseason baseball deep into October, they might wish they'd be able to put these on for a few frigid games. But while the Jays players may not be able to wear them, fans can -- the Pats will be auctioning these off to raise money for the Jays Care Foundation.