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Old 04-09-2013, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
I think that's got a lot to do with it. I also think that players today prefer a baggier look to their jerseys, especially the pants. I know some of the old timers rag on that look, but the 1983 jerseys took it to an extreme.
No, I was used to much baggier uniforms from the 50's and 60's. I never liked the skin tight uniforms.

Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
I know a lot of traditionalists don't like the long pants, but I'd say that the latter looks a lot more like a baseball uniform while the former looks like a track suit.
I know I don't like the long pants. And I REALLY don't like that some wear them, some don't. The team should all be the same.

Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
But yeah, the belt makes such a huge difference. I was very surprised on Sunday at how much I liked the way the throwbacks looked. They were great.
Yeah, the belt was a significant improvement over the wide elastic that looked like a girdle.

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