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Old 12-06-2012, 05:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Jinx View Post
At least the Sox letters aren't red last last year's throwbacks from the 70s. I just don't understand why the team would have ever designed a Sox logo in red when there's a team named the Red Sox playing in their same sport.

This again?

I maintain that they adopted red to emulate the the successful teams of the NL that wore red, particularly the Reds. But I have no proof of that, just a guess. After all, the Red Sox and Tigers won the AL in 1967-68, and in 1969 the Sox trotted out with the same design of uniform. Coincidence? Don't think so. Likewise, the "Big Red Machine" tore up the NL in 1970. The next year, the Sox trot out red uniforms.
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