Championship time means patch time

May 30, 2012 1 Comment


The Stanley Cup finals get underway tonight in Newark, N.J. with the Devils and Kings battling it out for Lord Stanley’s hardware.  And, as has been the case in every NHL final series since 1989, the two teams will wear cup final commemorative patches on their jerseys.

Major League Baseball got into championship patch marketing two seasons earlier for the 1987 World Series, although only the Cardinals wore the patch, not the series winning Twins.

For the Super Bowl, commemorative patches actually began in Super Bowl X between Pittsburgh and Dallas honoring the nation’s bicentennial, and once again to celebrate the 25th game played in 1991 in Tampa between the Giants and Bills.

It wasn’t until the 1997 game in San Diego, Super Bowl XXXII with Denver facing Green Bay, that both team regularly wore a Super Bowl patch.

In the NBA Finals, patches date back to the great Chicago Bulls era of the ‘90s, with the 1996 championship series between the Bulls and Seattle the first time a small trophy patch was added to the jerseys.

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“M” is for memories: The Twins have been on an “M” kick with their on-field cap of late, replacing the standard “TC” version.  Not only did they wear the alternate “M” as their Stars and Stripes cap Monday against the A’s, they wore  the traditional “M” Tuesday night versus Oakland as well.

The “M” cap was the Twins primary home and away cap from 1987-2001.  In 2003 they went back to the “TC” at home and the “M” on the road until 2009, then a season later the team unveiled a new road version of the “TC” cap.

Minnesota wore the “M” cap at home for three games last August, part of the 20th anniversary of the 1991 World Series championship club, but not in 2010, therefore this week’s sighting is a little unusual. 

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Ivana
Ivana

July 05, 2012

1) Open texture edtior > File > Open *.big2) Window pops up, go to the FIFA11/Game folder and select data3.big (wait for it to load)3) In the left window search for a ball you want to replace. There are two files for each ball (ball_x.rx3 and ball_x_textures.rx3, x is the id of the ball)4) When you decide, which ball you want to replace with my ball, select the ball_x.rx3 (of the ball you want to replace) and click: 1) on the second icon in texture edtior (folder with a smaller gold folder on top) this way you export the files to the folder \FIFA 11\Game\data\sceneassets\ball AND 2) Edit > Active .big file’s into folder5) select the ball_x_textures.rx3 and click: 1) on the second icon in texture edtior (folder with a smaller gold folder on top) this way you export the files to the folder \FIFA 11\Game\data\sceneassets\ball AND 2) Edit > Active .big file’s into folder6) Go to folder where you have my balls and rename the file ball_x.rx3 with the id of the ball you have previously selected (for example if you want to replace the white generic EA ball which has the name ball_46.rx3 and ball_46_textures.rx3, rename my files exactly the same). Next rename ball_x_textures.rx3 with the id of the ball you have selected.7) Copy the two renamed files and go to \FIFA 11\Game\data\sceneassets\ball. Right mouse click > paste. You will be asked if you want to replace the files with the same name already in the folder > click Yes to All. You’re doneplzz help me i dont now itsReply

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American Needle Fitted Hats

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'47 Brand Hats

 

47 Brand Adjustable Hats Size Chart Size Hat Size Circumference (cm)
Adjustable Hats Men's 6 7/8 - 7 5/8 55 - 61
Women's 6 5/8 - 7 1/4 53 - 58
Youth 6 5/8 - 7 1/8 53 - 57

 

47 Brand Fitted Hats Size Chart Size Hat Size Circumference (cm)
Fitted Hats XX Small 6 1/2 - 6 5/8 52 - 53
X Small 6 3/4 54
Small 6 7/8 - 7 55 - 56
Medium 7 - 7 1/8 56 - 57
Large 7 1/4 58
X Large 7 3/8 - 7 5/8 59 - 61
XX Large 7 5/8 - 7 3/4 61 - 62
XXX Large 7 7/8 63
XXXX Large 8 64
XXXXX Large 8 1/8 65

 

47 Brand Stretch Fit Hats Size Chart Size Hat Size Circumference (cm)
Stretch Fit Fitted Hats Youth 6 1/2 - 6 5/8 52 - 53
Small / Medium 6 7/8 - 7 55 - 56
Medium / Large 7 1/8 - 7 3/8 57 - 59
Large / X Large 7 1/2 - 7 5/8 60 - 61
One Size Fits All 7 - 7 1/2 56 - 60

 

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Knit Hats Youth 6 1/2 - 6 3/4 52 - 54
One Size Fits All 6 7/8 - 7 1/2 55 - 60

 

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47 Brand Men's Size Chart S M L XL XXL
Neck 14"-14.5" 15"-15.5" 16"-16.5" 17"-17.5" 18"-18.5"
Shoulder 21" 22" 23" 24" 25"
Chest 36"-38" 39"-41" 42"-44" 45"-47" 48"-50"
Waist 28"-30" 31"-33" 34"-36" 37"-39" 40"-42"

 

47 Brand Women's Size Chart S M L XL
Size 2-4 6-8 8-10 10-12
Shoulder 14.25" 15.25" 16.25" 17.25"
Bust 32"-34" 35"-36" 37"-38" 39"-42"
Waist 26"-27" 28"-29" 30"-31" 32"-33"

 

 

Majestic apparel

Men's Sizing (measurements in inches)
  S M L XL XXL 3XL 4XL
Chest 34-36 38-40 42-44 46-48 52-52 54-56 58-60
Waist 28-30 32-34 36-38 40-42 44-46 48-50 52-54
Hip 34-36 38-40 42-44 46-48 50-52 54-56 58-60
Sleeve 32-33 33-34 34-35 35-36 36-36 1/2 36 1/2-37 37-37 1/2
Neck 14-14 1/2 15-15 1/2 16-16 1/2 17-17 1/2 18-18 1/2 19-19 1/2 20-20 1/2

 

Women's Sizing (measurements in inches)
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Size 0-2 4-6 8-10 12-14 16-18 16W-18W 20W-22W
Chest 32-33 34-35 36-37 38-40 41 1/2-43 1/2 43-45 47-49
Waist 24-25 26-27 28-29 30-32 33 1/2-35 1/2 36-38 39-41
Hip 34 1/2-35 1/2 36 1/2-37 1/2 38 1/2-39 1/2 40 1/2-42 1/2 44-46 46-48 49-51
Sleeve 29 1/4 30 30 3/4 31 1/2 32 32 1/2 33

 

Youth Sizing (measurements in inches)
  S M L XL XXL 3XL
Size 6-8 10-12 14-16 18-20 20 22
Chest 24-26 28-30 32-34 36-38    
Waist 21-23 25-27 29-31 33-35 37-39 40-42

 

 

 

Majestic Jerseys

Adult Men's Replica Jersey Sizing  
Jersey Size Small Medium Large X Large XX Large
Neck (diameter of neck) 6.5 6.75 7 7.25 7.5
Chest (underarm to underarm) 20 1/2 22 1/2 24 1/2 26 1/2 28 1/2
Sleeve (back of inside neck to end of middle sleeve) 8 1/2 8 3/4 9 9 1/4 9 1/2

 

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Waist: To measure your natural waistline, wrap the tape so it intersects your navel. Keep tape flat, but comfortably loose.

Hips: Stand with your heels together and measure the fullest part of your hips. Make sure the measuring tape is level all the way around your body.

Inseam: Stand up straight, and start the tape measure high in your crotch. Straighten the tape down the inside of your leg to the bottom of your ankle.

 

 

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Junk Food apparel

 

Next Level apparel (Shibe Originals)

General Size Neck
(in inches)
Chest
(in inches)
Waist
(in inches)
Arm
(in inches)
Small 14-14.5 34-36 28-30 31.5-32
Medium 15-15.5 38-40 32-34 32.5-33
Large 16-16.5 42-44 36-38 33.5-34
X-Large 17-17.5 46-48 40-42 34.5-35
XX-Large 18 – 18.5 50-52 44-46 35.5-36