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Old 02-23-2013, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Whitesox029 View Post
Interesting concept, but I feel like the addition of the corporate sponsors was forcing it a bit. There's precedent for soccer jerseys without them (national team jerseys), and ads on baseball teams' jerseys are (should be) like peanut butter on a taco--not there. baseball has a long history of in-stadium advertisement, but it will be the sport that holds out longest against ads on jerseys, and I'm glad for that. 9 times out of 10, they completely ruin the visual aesthetic of a jersey by not matching the team's colors at all (or in some other way).
Witness otherwise decent KHL jerseys completely ruined by this hideous green rectangular "Megafon" patch:
In the case of these MLB soccer jerseys, I think the ads were fine. All club teams have sponsored kits nowadays.
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