White Sox to wear collared throwback jerseys, give business casual baseball fans reason to cheer
Have you ever been looking through your closet, hoping to put on some baseball gear, when you realize, "Oh wait. I've got that big meeting today. Ugh, and then I've got to go to the country club and meet the significant other's family? Guess I'd better put on a shirt with a collar."
Well, thanks to the White Sox, you're in luck. On Aug. 27, the White Sox will be wearing their famous throwback collar pullovers from 1976. Though they wore shorts with this look a few times, they won't be bringing those back -- probably because it really hurts to slide with them on.
Harold Baines certainly wasn't a fan:
"It was the most comfortable - not the prettiest - uniform I ever wore... I'm just glad I didn't have to wear the shorts!" - Harold Baines- Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) August 20, 2015
Said then-owner Bill Veeck when the uniforms were first unveiled:
I mean, I can't tell the difference between the White Sox and a fashion show. Can you? (Hint: Look for the guy with a banana on his shirt)
Here's what the shirts are going to look like this year:
See? Perfect for the office, golf course, cocktail parties and, if you're willing, weddings. You can find the upscale look in the MLB.com shop.