With the A’s starting their second half of the MLB season at home against the Twins, starting pitcher Sonny Gray asked fans on Twitter what jersey he should wear.
Starting pitchers usually get to decide what jersey the team would wear for their starts. The A’s this season have three options for home games: White, gold or green.
The fans responded to Gray on Twitter with the majority siding with gold.
I’ve never heard of a baseball game starting that close to midnight. Or maybe it’s a long 13-hour wait. But it sounds like a great promotion!
Yes! In a van down by the river!!!
Please vote for him to get into the All-Star Game!
If you haven’t heard the news, the A’s are using a new song to play during postgame high-fives. For many years, the team has played “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang.
It’s a great song to play after a win and fans love it. It’s no exclusive as other teams use it, but for the A’s, it’s been a staple for many years.
Sonny Gray during the final game of the 2014 regular season.
The MLB world was talking about Sonny Gray’s socks in the Oakland A’s season opener on Monday. And for good reason. Gray, who recently started wearing his pant legs up, revealed the standard green socks we expected to see.
So it came to no surprise that when Gray went to the mound on Monday, he would rock the high socks again. But the surprise to many people was that he wore socks that had stripes on them. People thought they looked amazing.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I don’t know if you’re Irish, but if this day means something to you, then celebrate as you wish. Just be safe.
With people wearing green today, I like to go over my favorite green uniforms in the top major leagues in America.
MLB: There’s something about the simplicity of the green pullover with the city name on it. This was it for the A’s. It wasn’t even that popular of a design in terms of all the outrageous looks they had in the ’70s. But this look from 1982 sold me. Simple and classic. It’s a shame that the A’s are the only team in baseball today that wear a green jersey.
Then again, I am biased towards the A’s. But their balance of gold and green is a great complement to the entire set. I wish they could throw back to these beauties in the near future. That would be awesome. Here’s to wishful thinking.
(Side note, I like what the Mets wear during St. Paddy’s Day every spring.)