Throughout the 2019 season, the Cincinnati Reds will be wearing a series of throwback uniforms to commemorate their 150th Anniversary and being the birthplace of professional baseball. Each weekend during a home series, the Reds will wear the uniforms from a different era to put their rich baseball history on display. Along with the Reds’ celebration, I will be reviewing and providing thoughts on each uniform throughout the season.
I’m not gonna lie. The 1936 Palm Beach Alternates are putting my mind in an absolute pretzel. As a uniform purist, I want to vomit. But as someone who loves quirky things and weird moments in history, I love these. Even if they might look like a jersey a fastpitch softball team would wear.
Call me crazy but I don’t think the red pants are gonna be as forgiving to Anthony DeSclafani on the mound today.. Continue reading