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Saturday Open Thread

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First, another gigantic jersey sighting, this time in San Diego, where a huge Tony Gwynn jersey drapes over the side of the County Administration Building in honor of Gwynn’s entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend. I wonder if this company made the uniform. (Thanks to Chris Coleman for the XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXL heads-up.)

Second, I know we all love Saltalamacchia, but this guy deserves some major props also. — Vince

 

89 comments to Saturday Open Thread

  • Stuby | July 28, 2007 at 8:17 am |

    That Gwynn jersey looks alot better than the throwbacks the Padres attempted a while back. The number font is actually correct.

    I would have loved if the Pirates ran that guy’s name out onto the black undershirt and down his arms. BTW, I can’t stand that ‘7’ the Pirates use. It looks like a truncated ‘2’.

  • Ian | July 28, 2007 at 9:08 am |

    Last night the Orioles and Yankees finished a suspended game, the O’s wore home white. 20 minutes later, when the regularly scheduled game started, they switched to black and those “O’s” hats. Was that really neccesary…

  • Paul Lukas | July 28, 2007 at 9:31 am |

    The great thing about that “Vanbenschoten” nameplate is that his surname is actually “Van Benschoten” — two words, space in between. But I guess they didn’t have room for the space. Somehow this epitomizes everything wrong with the Pirates, no?

  • Mark in Shiga | July 28, 2007 at 9:34 am |

    They should make the “van” in smaller letters, it being a prefix just like “de” or “la”, etc.

    (Of course, I think they should dump the names altogether, or at the very least make them small and thinner like the Braves do. Full-sized name lettering looks ugly. Doubly so on vest jerseys where there’s less room around the shoulders.)

  • DJ | July 28, 2007 at 9:43 am |

    yeah i’m fine with that guy as long as the phillies get to face him every night

  • stan aka the took | July 28, 2007 at 9:46 am |

    i can’t even pronounce that name no less spell it. poor guy i can only imagine his school days (i too suffer from “lets see how bad we can butcher his last name” syndrome). yeah the 7 does look a little weird but i normally love the rest of the pirates jersey from the colors, numbers… now if they could only spring some cash for the sleeves then i would truly be in nirvana.

  • Stuby | July 28, 2007 at 9:56 am |

    I remember the case of Ed Vande Berg from the 80s. I think the back of his jersey was ‘vande BERG’ but I couldn’t find visual evidence.

    Here is a shot of 3 of his baseball cards with his name represented 3 different ways.

  • TD | July 28, 2007 at 10:12 am |

    So we had a Van Benschoten and a Vanden Hurk pitching on the same day. Very nice.

  • DarkAudit | July 28, 2007 at 10:32 am |

    [quote comment=”125232″]I would have loved if the Pirates ran that guy’s name out onto the black undershirt and down his arms. BTW, I can’t stand that ‘7’ the Pirates use. It looks like a truncated ‘2’.[/quote]

    I’d rather they just run him, Armas, and Torres out of town. :p

  • Andrew | July 28, 2007 at 10:50 am |

    Lids needs to stick to hats.

    I mean seriously… its ICHIRO!!!!

  • Mike Engle | July 28, 2007 at 10:59 am |

    [quote comment=”125232″]I can’t stand that ‘7’ the Pirates use. It looks like a truncated ‘2’.[/quote]
    I can never stand the digit 6. It always looks like an upside-down 9. {/sarcasm}

  • Bob A | July 28, 2007 at 10:59 am |

    [quote comment=”125290″]Lids needs to stick to hats.

    I mean seriously… its ICHIRO!!!![/quote]
    As bad as their
    NOB Posada shirt.

  • Bob A | July 28, 2007 at 11:00 am |

    Closing quote (I hope)

  • Billy D | July 28, 2007 at 11:04 am |

    I always wonder what they do with the huge jerseys after they have been displayed for the week or two they’re up. I mean when is San Diego going to display a huge Tony Gwyn Jersey?

  • Luke | July 28, 2007 at 11:09 am |

    A long name is all JVB has going for him…

  • C.N. | July 28, 2007 at 11:11 am |

    [quote comment=”125254″]Last night the Orioles and Yankees finished a suspended game, the O’s wore home white. 20 minutes later, when the regularly scheduled game started, they switched to black and those “O’s” hats.

    Was that really neccesary…[/quote]

    There’s probably some obscure fine-print MLB rule stating that you have to finish a game in the same unis you began the game in, which would explain the white, presumably, and the O’s always wear their black alts at home on Friday.

    In short, no, it wasn’t necessary at all, but these are the Orioles we’re talking about.

  • Adam | July 28, 2007 at 11:13 am |

    Panthers unveil their new Jerseys tonight. Who’s excited for more NHL butchering!

  • The Ol Goaler | July 28, 2007 at 11:20 am |

    As far as the “long name” crowd goes, I always liked the way Red Schoendienst’s nameplate curved from ribcage to ribcage… (I know it’s a BP jersey, but the nameplate treatment was the same on his “game” unis as Cardinals’ manager.)

    Fortunately, when Red was a slender second baseman with the Cardinals, they didn’t have nameplates!

  • Mike Engle | July 28, 2007 at 11:41 am |

    Did they bother making the front of the giant Gwynn jersey, or is it just one sided?

  • nomuskles | July 28, 2007 at 11:49 am |

    CONTADOR WILL WIN THE YELLOW JERSEY!!! What an amazing effort by all three of the riders in the general classification (Alberto Contador, Cadel Evans, and Levi Leipheimer).

  • Chris | July 28, 2007 at 12:02 pm |

    [quote comment=”125301″]Panthers unveil their new Jerseys tonight. Who’s excited for more NHL butchering![/quote]
    I know a lot of you guys hate Nike but I don’t think they would screw up so many new uniforms that rbk has with the NHL.

  • David | July 28, 2007 at 12:16 pm |

    NBA summer league question – anyone know where we can get those jerseys/shorts? i can’t seem to find them offered in the nba shop. you’d think they’d sell these.

  • Bob A | July 28, 2007 at 12:32 pm |

    I love old photographs and think some others here do as well. Shorpy.com have some great ones and while there are not a ton of sports/uni related ones you can find some gems like this one and this one. If you check the site look for the sports/recreation link on the right side.

  • RefUni | July 28, 2007 at 12:34 pm |

    [quote comment=”125319″][quote comment=”125301″]Panthers unveil their new Jerseys tonight. Who’s excited for more NHL butchering![/quote]
    I know a lot of you guys hate Nike but I don’t think they would screw up so many new uniforms that rbk has with the NHL.[/quote]

    Have you seen the Nike jerseys used by International teams? They’re just as bad.

    In short, Nike and rbk should have stuck to whatever sports they were good at, and left hockey to CCM.

  • Taylor | July 28, 2007 at 12:41 pm |

    This doesn’t relate to anything that’s been stated yet, but I just read on espn.com that Nike has suspended Michael Vick without pay and Reebok isn’t selling Vick jerseys for the time being. For once, I give Nike props.

  • concealed78 | July 28, 2007 at 12:44 pm |

    They can make the Gwynn jersey as big as a building but still can’t get the hat fucking right.

  • concealed78 | July 28, 2007 at 12:47 pm |

    [quote comment=”125319″][quote comment=”125301″]Panthers unveil their new Jerseys tonight. Who’s excited for more NHL butchering![/quote]
    I know a lot of you guys hate Nike but I don’t think they would screw up so many new uniforms that rbk has with the NHL.[/quote]

    Yeah right.

  • ADD | July 28, 2007 at 1:17 pm |

    Paul, caught your segment on ESPN Radio’s “All-Night” last night with Bobby V. Very very cool!

  • chance | July 28, 2007 at 1:19 pm |

    Looking at world soccer, where Nike and Reebok go head-to-head, show Nike winning the design competition hands-down.

    As bad as Nike’s college football designs have been, their soccer kits are beautiful. Reebok, on the other hand, forces all their teams into ugly templates that promote Reebok over the team’s identity.

    So yes, I do say with confidence that Nike would have done a better job with the NHL’s redesign.

  • Josh the Kid | July 28, 2007 at 1:32 pm |

    I was at the Angels and Tigers game last night, I found 2 interesting things.

    Halos catcher Mike Napoli has a red helmet with a black neck guard sporting the teams logo.

    Also, with the sleeveless home jersey, the Majestic logo is on top of the shoulder, sideways.

    These things just struck me as odd.

  • ADD | July 28, 2007 at 1:33 pm |

    After seeing some of these new sweaters in the NHL, a pre-schooler might have done a better job on some (That Bruins one is sweat though).

  • TOG | July 28, 2007 at 1:46 pm |

    Okay… you really want it long and big don’t you?

    Okay…you got it then…

    http://www.celticfc....

    Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink

    Yes, this all is sewn on the back of Jans’ Celtic FC jersey…I saw it for myself LIVE at the MLS soccer game…

    Jannie “the Wadd” Vennegoor.

  • James | July 28, 2007 at 1:48 pm |

    DJ, seriously, you took my comment. “I’m fine with that guy if the Phillies get to face him everyday.”

    I went to that game last night, and from the first base line, it looked like a blur on the back.

  • odessasteps | July 28, 2007 at 2:31 pm |

    [quote comment=”125298″]I always wonder what they do with the huge jerseys after they have been displayed for the week or two they’re up. I mean when is San Diego going to display a huge Tony Gwynn Jersey?[/quote]

    I believe I read they want to find someplace to display it at Petco.

  • Kate | July 28, 2007 at 2:46 pm |

    There is a reason that Van Benschoten is called “Johnny V.” When the Rockies were in Pittsburgh last week the TV announcers took to calling him “Johnny V.” as well because both Drew Goodman and George Frazier couldn’t pronounce the name. It’s not that difficult once you hear it. If only they’d send him back down while tweaking his mechanics….

  • Vincent A. Cipollone | July 28, 2007 at 2:55 pm |

    [quote comment=”125387″]There is a reason that Van Benschoten is called “Johnny V.” When the Rockies were in Pittsburgh last week the TV announcers took to calling him “Johnny V.” as well because both Drew Goodman and George Frazier couldn’t pronounce the name. It’s not that difficult once you hear it. If only they’d send him back down while tweaking his mechanics….[/quote]

    At first I thought you meant Johnny V from “Short Circuit”

  • subway | July 28, 2007 at 3:14 pm |

    [quote comment=”125352″]Looking at world soccer, where Nike and Reebok go head-to-head, show Nike winning the design competition hands-down.

    As bad as Nike’s college football designs have been, their soccer kits are beautiful. Reebok, on the other hand, forces all their teams into ugly templates that promote Reebok over the team’s identity.

    So yes, I do say with confidence that Nike would have done a better job with the NHL’s redesign.[/quote]
    Not if they use the “Swift” jerseys.

  • DGLS | July 28, 2007 at 3:19 pm |

    [quote comment=”125330″]I love old photographs and think some others here do as well. Shorpy.com have some great ones and while there are not a ton of sports/uni related ones you can find some gems like this one and this one. If you check the site look for the sports/recreation link on the right side.[/quote]

    My favorite part of the Centre College team photo (the first of the linked photos) is that lazy dawg!

  • John Baranowski | July 28, 2007 at 3:36 pm |

    [quote comment=”125394″][quote comment=”125352″]Looking at world soccer, where Nike and Reebok go head-to-head, show Nike winning the design competition hands-down.

    As bad as Nike’s college football designs have been, their soccer kits are beautiful. Reebok, on the other hand, forces all their teams into ugly templates that promote Reebok over the team’s identity.

    So yes, I do say with confidence that Nike would have done a better job with the NHL’s redesign.[/quote]
    Not if they use the “Swift” jerseys.[/quote]

    yeah, so far nike swift has done far worse than rbk edge…they’re tight, they’re vertical, and they all look EXACTLY the same. seeing team canada jerseys like that makes me cry a little inside

  • Stuby | July 28, 2007 at 3:36 pm |

    Remember this Dutch swimmer? I know it doesn’t rival Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, but its still pretty cool – especially with the double middle names.

  • subway | July 28, 2007 at 3:39 pm |

    [quote comment=”125387″]There is a reason that Van Benschoten is called “Johnny V.” When the Rockies were in Pittsburgh last week the TV announcers took to calling him “Johnny V.” as well because both Drew Goodman and George Frazier couldn’t pronounce the name. It’s not that difficult once you hear it. If only they’d send him back down while tweaking his mechanics….[/quote]

    Is it pronounced Van Ben-SHOW-ten?
    Or Van Ben-SHOT-en?
    Either way it doesn’t sound too hard to say.

  • Matt Gajtka | July 28, 2007 at 3:44 pm |

    Pronounced Van Ben-SCOH-ten.

  • eric | July 28, 2007 at 3:57 pm |

    i cried when U of Michigan hockey and the other big nike schools wore the nike swift generic template for a few games last year. I’ve heard rumors that many schools will wear the swifts full time next year. Thank god for michigan signing with adidas, they have supplied very nice sweaters to Notre Dame and Wisconsin.

  • Tom in Baltimore | July 28, 2007 at 4:03 pm |

    Watching the Angels/Tigers game and hating the red on red Angels jerseys.

  • Brandon Davis | July 28, 2007 at 4:38 pm |

    Watching the Tigers @ Angels today. Looks like Vlad is slitting his right sleeve.

  • chris | July 28, 2007 at 4:42 pm |

    I’m really looking foward to seeing U of M/Adidas stuff. As long as Adidas gets the Maize and Blue right, and we don’t look like Notre Dame’s sister school, we’re good to go. Anyone know when we’ll see the first of the gear?

  • Patrick | July 28, 2007 at 4:50 pm |

    [quote comment=”125330″]I love old photographs and think some others here do as well. Shorpy.com have some great ones and while there are not a ton of sports/uni related ones you can find some gems like this one and this one. If you check the site look for the sports/recreation link on the right side.[/quote]

    Catcher technology hasn’t changed much.

  • Patrick | July 28, 2007 at 4:56 pm |

    Have you ever seen a more terrifying team photo?

  • Josh | July 28, 2007 at 5:05 pm |

    [quote comment=”125330″]I love old photographs and think some others here do as well. Shorpy.com have some great ones and while there are not a ton of sports/uni related ones you can find some gems like this one and this one. If you check the site look for the sports/recreation link on the right side.[/quote]

    This has to be one of the best sites I’ve ever seen. Check out this great one!

  • possum | July 28, 2007 at 5:14 pm |

    Speaking of hard to pronounce names….here’s another Braves catcher.

  • Aaron Scholder | July 28, 2007 at 5:51 pm |

    Florida Panthers NEW JERSEYS HERE:
    http://i68.photobuck...
    http://i68.photobuck...
    http://i68.photobuck...
    I like the old ones better.

  • Stuby | July 28, 2007 at 6:06 pm |

    [quote comment=”125458″]Florida Panthers NEW JERSEYS HERE:
    http://i68.photobuck...
    http://i68.photobuck...
    http://i68.photobuck...
    I like the old ones better.[/quote]
    I HATE template uniforms. These have that same dumb ‘apron’ effect as the Predators sweaters.

  • Jeff I. | July 28, 2007 at 6:07 pm |

    the NHL is really digging the aproned/short sleeve look.

    I like the bigger Panthers logo and I do like the band on the forearm, i wish it went around all the way

  • Jeff B | July 28, 2007 at 6:24 pm |

    A’s log: Sunday will be a Mariners Turn-Back-The-Clock game, back to the team’s first season in 1977. Both teams will wear vintage 1970s uniforms. For the A’s, that means their vibrant green and gold attire. Asked where he was in 1977, Geren said high school. “Long hair, angel flight pants, polyester shirts, polyester pants, platform shoes, mood rings, pork chop sideburns — those were the days,” he said.

    http://mlb.mlb.com/n...

  • Chris | July 28, 2007 at 6:31 pm |

    [quote comment=”125331″][quote comment=”125319″][quote comment=”125301″]Panthers unveil their new Jerseys tonight. Who’s excited for more NHL butchering![/quote]
    I know a lot of you guys hate Nike but I don’t think they would screw up so many new uniforms that rbk has with the NHL.[/quote]

    Have you seen the Nike jerseys used by International teams? They’re just as bad.

    In short, Nike and rbk should have stuck to whatever sports they were good at, and left hockey to CCM.[/quote]
    Yes I have seen international teams and they are not as bad as these new rbk eye sores

  • Chris | July 28, 2007 at 6:32 pm |

    [quote comment=”125340″][quote comment=”125319″][quote comment=”125301″]Panthers unveil their new Jerseys tonight. Who’s excited for more NHL butchering![/quote]
    I know a lot of you guys hate Nike but I don’t think they would screw up so many new uniforms that rbk has with the NHL.[/quote]

    Yeah right.[/quote]
    oh how intelligent keep up the good work

  • Chris | July 28, 2007 at 6:34 pm |

    [quote comment=”125394″][quote comment=”125352″]Looking at world soccer, where Nike and Reebok go head-to-head, show Nike winning the design competition hands-down.

    As bad as Nike’s college football designs have been, their soccer kits are beautiful. Reebok, on the other hand, forces all their teams into ugly templates that promote Reebok over the team’s identity.

    So yes, I do say with confidence that Nike would have done a better job with the NHL’s redesign.[/quote]
    Not if they use the “Swift” jerseys.[/quote]
    Have you seen these new rbk jersey? The Swift jerseys look 100 times better.

  • Stuby | July 28, 2007 at 6:50 pm |

    Is this logo creep? If not, I can’t really understand why they are there?

  • Stuby | July 28, 2007 at 6:52 pm |

    Sorry, I have punctuation issues.

    …can’t really understand why they are there.

  • My Name is Not Earl | July 28, 2007 at 7:16 pm |

    But the real question is whether Gwynn’s HOF plaque will feature Fat Tony or Jheri Curl Tony

  • My Name is Not Earl | July 28, 2007 at 7:18 pm |

    FWIW, I’d love to see Gwynn with the Jheri Curl and Ripken with his mid-80s look, with all kinds of hair sticking out from underneath his Bird Head cap. But we all know that they’re going to be depicted as they were toward the ends of their careers.

  • Stuby | July 28, 2007 at 7:38 pm |

    [quote comment=”125497″]But the real question is whether Gwynn’s HOF plaque will feature Fat Tony or Jheri Curl Tony[/quote]
    Didn’t Jheri Curl Tony also have a porn ‘stache?

  • Ryan Real | July 28, 2007 at 7:39 pm |

    That jersey is actually Tony Gwynn’s real size.

  • Matthew H. | July 28, 2007 at 7:55 pm |

    Fla. Panthers new jerseys…
    http://panthers.nhl....

  • chris | July 28, 2007 at 8:47 pm |

    Ive always liked the panthers color combo, but those jerseys are just garbage. The sleeve half’stripes are pointless and make the jersey look even worse

  • chris | July 28, 2007 at 8:47 pm |

    oops half-stripes

  • JM Rmept | July 28, 2007 at 8:51 pm |

    Jehri Curl Tony did, indeed, have a porn stache.

    http://www.homerunca...

  • Mike Engle | July 28, 2007 at 8:55 pm |

    [quote comment=”125514″]Jehri Curl Tony did, indeed, have a porn stache.

    http://www.homerunca...
    Time out! Tony Gwynn had a non-19 number!?

  • JM Rempt | July 28, 2007 at 8:59 pm |

    its his rookie card from ’83. might not have had it yet.

  • JM Rempt | July 28, 2007 at 9:02 pm |

    by the by, came across this while I was hunting down the Gwynn pic. Good God, I wasn’t even sure it was the same guy at first.

    http://www.njsportsp...

  • Mike Engle | July 28, 2007 at 9:06 pm |

    [quote comment=”125516″]its his rookie card from ’83. might not have had it yet.[/quote]
    What was that number? It looks like fifty-something.

  • JM Rempt | July 28, 2007 at 9:10 pm |

    [quote comment=”125518″][quote comment=”125516″]its his rookie card from ’83. might not have had it yet.[/quote]
    What was that number? It looks like fifty-something.[/quote]

    Looks like 55 to me.

  • John Baranowski | July 28, 2007 at 9:11 pm |

    [quote comment=”125511″]Ive always liked the panthers color combo, but those jerseys are just garbage. The sleeve half’stripes are pointless and make the jersey look even worse[/quote]

    boston used to do that, if i’m not mistaken…i want to know why there is a vendetta against hemline stripes

    very meh, but i’m closer to the “like it” side of the fence than the “hate it” side

  • Stuby | July 28, 2007 at 9:12 pm |

    [quote comment=”125517″]by the by, came across this while I was hunting down the Gwynn pic. Good God, I wasn’t even sure it was the same guy at first.

    http://www.njsportsp...
    Holy Crap! Looks like he weighs about a buck-twenty.

  • Chris | July 28, 2007 at 9:14 pm |

    [quote comment=”125462″][quote comment=”125458″]Florida Panthers NEW JERSEYS HERE:
    http://i68.photobuck...
    http://i68.photobuck...
    http://i68.photobuck...
    I like the old ones better.[/quote]
    I HATE template uniforms. These have that same dumb ‘apron’ effect as the Predators sweaters.[/quote]
    Agreed…they all have the stupid vertical stripes and crap under the arms. To say that I am nervous as a Canadiens fan would be a gross understatement. I have to go pray to the UniGods now…

  • ADD | July 28, 2007 at 9:33 pm |

    And the NHL sweaters continue to get worse.

  • Mike Engle | July 28, 2007 at 10:04 pm |

    [quote comment=”125523″][quote comment=”125462″][quote comment=”125458″]Florida Panthers NEW JERSEYS HERE:
    http://i68.photobuck...
    http://i68.photobuck...
    http://i68.photobuck...
    I like the old ones better.[/quote]
    I HATE template uniforms. These have that same dumb ‘apron’ effect as the Predators sweaters.[/quote]
    Agreed…they all have the stupid vertical stripes and crap under the arms. To say that I am nervous as a Canadiens fan would be a gross understatement. I have to go pray to the UniGods now…[/quote]
    I’m a future Montreal resident and a former Habs fan (haven’t consistently watched hockey since the lockout, but that will change soon), I am NOT worrying about the new uniforms. The Bruins look even better with the template (by defying the template, of course), and the RANGERS’ baldric word-mark is slightly more vertical due to the template. Since the Canadiens actually have a logo, their new look will hardly look like one. I am personally praying for a lace-up collar, just like in the late 50’s.

  • Greg | July 28, 2007 at 10:56 pm |

    [quote comment=”125522″][quote comment=”125517″]by the by, came across this while I was hunting down the Gwynn pic. Good God, I wasn’t even sure it was the same guy at first.

    http://www.njsportsp...
    Holy Crap! Looks like he weighs about a buck-twenty.[/quote]

    That’s nothing compared to this!!!

  • Mike Engle | July 28, 2007 at 11:05 pm |

    [quote comment=”125533″][quote comment=”125522″][quote comment=”125517″]by the by, came across this while I was hunting down the Gwynn pic. Good God, I wasn’t even sure it was the same guy at first.

    http://www.njsportsp...
    Holy Crap! Looks like he weighs about a buck-twenty.[/quote]

    That’s nothing compared to this!!![/quote]
    Ohhh, poor taste.

  • Vincent A. Cipollone | July 28, 2007 at 11:14 pm |

    [quote comment=”125488″]Is this logo creep? If not, I can’t really understand why they are there?[/quote]

    It’s not Nike, but it’s probably just a watermark.

  • tom | July 28, 2007 at 11:33 pm |

    does anybody have pics of the new new york rangers jerseys.

  • Frankie | July 28, 2007 at 11:36 pm |

    yeah, that picture of bonds is real poor taste

  • Brian | July 28, 2007 at 11:38 pm |

    Barry Bonds wearing number 7 with the Pirates.

  • ADD | July 28, 2007 at 11:46 pm |

    [quote comment=”125537″]does anybody have pics of the new new york rangers jerseys.[/quote]

    Home

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  • eric | July 29, 2007 at 12:09 am |

    [quote comment=”125433″]Anyone know when we’ll see the first of the gear?[/quote]

    The michigan press release said summer of ’08 for adidas merchandise, and the teams will switch over in fall of ’08.

  • C.J. | July 29, 2007 at 12:46 am |

    [quote comment=”125389″]At first I thought you meant Johnny V from “Short Circuit”[/quote]

    Wouldn’t that be spelled “Johnny Pibe”? Or “Mister Johnny Pibe”?

  • JM Rempt | July 29, 2007 at 2:17 am |

    [quote comment=”125539″]Barry Bonds wearing number 7 with the Pirates.[/quote]

    More like half of Barry Bonds wearing number 7.

    http://r_harrison.tr...

  • Stuby | July 29, 2007 at 6:05 am |

    [quote comment=”125559″][quote comment=”125539″]Barry Bonds wearing number 7 with the Pirates.[/quote]

    More like half of Barry Bonds wearing number 7.

    http://r_harrison.tr...
    Those wristbands with the picture of the player wearing them always struck me as really odd and narcissistic.

    I guess wearaing a mirror on your wrist would be too dangerous.