September 10, 2012
We were going back and forth as to whether or not the Jets would wear white against the Bills , they did not wear white at home during the 2011 season, but did twice in 2010, and did again yesterday, our only miss.
The team and Nike did miss a unique opportunity to add the city name “SEATTLE” to the right side jerseys stripe near the shoulder. It already says “SEAHAWKS” on the left side and it would have been a symmetrical “SEATTLE SEAHAWKS” as you looked at the jerseys left to right.
What did you like about week one uniform-wise in the NFL? Please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll publish your thoughts.
Authentic Store Buzz: New in store are Banner 47 Vintage Tee’s (pictured above).
Also, our Left Field Cards event with artist Amelie Mancini is Thursday, October 4 from 6-8pm at our Center City Philly location (137 S. 13th Street). The event will mark the official unveiling of Amalie’s “Presidents of the United State of Baseball” letterpress baseball cards.
Two days later, Sat. Oct. 6, is the annual Midtown Village Fall Festival in which 13th Street in front of the store is closed to traffic and it’s one giant block party throughout the area in which merchants set up out in front of the stores. We invite you stop by for the day-long event (noon-8pm), they’ll be all sorts of the special proceedings going on in and around the store.
Authentically Speaking Trivia Time: Who are the only two NFL teams to wear white jerseys at home for every game during their first season in the league? Answer coming on Tuesday.
Friday’s answer: The Los Angeles Kings did not have purple in their uniforms between 1988-98, not coincidentally the period in which Wayne Gretzky suited up for the team.