July 17, 2012
After a return to Kelly green and gray eagle stripes on the helmets for the 2010 season opener against Green Bay (as pictured above), part of the team's 50th anniversary celebration of the 1960 NFL title over the Packers at Franklin Field, there was a lot of sentiment from Eagles fans to return to that look.
Recently, after public disclosure of the marital split between Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and his wife Christina, fans have wondered aloud about a change back to Kelly green citing Christina Lurie who personally preferred the 1996 switch to midnight green with black as an accessory color.
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Authentic Store Buzz: We’ve received a lot of positive feedback from folks who are going tos top by our next in-store event this Thursday, July 19, as we welcome former Philadelphia Atoms soccer goalkeeper, and current Philadelphia Union broadcaster Bob Rigby to our Center City Philly store meeting with fans and signing autographs from 11:30-12:30.
Rigby, a Philadelphia-area native, helped lead the Atoms to the 1973 North American Soccer League Championship in his and the team’s rookie season, appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated, as the Atoms were the first U.S. team in any sports to win a professional championship in its first season.
We’ll have a reprint of the SI cover for Bob to sign. Hope to see you at out store as again the soccer community in the Philly region will be alive with the MLS All Star match the following Wednesday, July 25.
If you live in the Philadelphia metro area, you may have heard a radio
spot promoting Miller Beer’s ‘Throwback a Throwback’ campaign to enjoy a cold
beer at a specific favorite sports bar
while also having a chance to win a great-looking Phillies (the team’s not
named in the ad) throwback jersey.
PLA is proud to be the official MLB jersey supplier to Miller/Coors and its representatives for this campaign.
Authentically Speaking Trivia Time: When was the last time two NFL teams started a regular season game both wearing white uniforms? Answer on Wednesday.