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Old 03-08-2012, 01:55 PM
Lip Man 1 Lip Man 1 is offline
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Default Great Move By Padres


The Sox certainly have enough uniform options in their history if they wanted to do something like this.

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Old 03-08-2012, 01:58 PM
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Wow that is really cool.
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Old 03-08-2012, 02:01 PM
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This is excellent! I love it.
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Old 03-08-2012, 02:04 PM
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I LOVE this idea! LOVE IT!
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Old 03-08-2012, 02:08 PM
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The Padres ballpark is probably the most kid friendly park in the league as well. The have a dedicated "beach" section for kids with a giant sand area and it looks right into the outfield wall fence.

They do a great job at targeting the younger audience and family audience. It is really the only way they can build a good fan base since most of So.Cal is composed of transplanted fans.
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Old 03-08-2012, 02:58 PM
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Dealing with a major league team budget, the expense for this can't be that much and in a market like Chicago, where the northsiders tend to get the bigger share of the attention and media, this would be a great way to cultivate the youngsters attention and loyalty. We certainly have a number of uniform designs to recreate for the kids. MAYBE the gang members would quit embracing the caps and colors if little leaguers were wearing them!
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Old 03-09-2012, 11:19 AM
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I'm assuming that because the Padres initiated this themselves there will be no legal issues.

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