Happy St. Patrick’s Day! My top green uniforms

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.)

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St. Patrick’s Day and the quest to find this rare cap continues

The cap I want to find and own.

Today is St. Patrick’s Day and there are lots of teams that like to wear green today to celebrate it. I particularly don’t care too much about it but every now and then, the creativity of the caps captures my attention.

Two years ago, the Mets trotted out with the above cap. It was on a solid green cap with Mr. O’Met as an Irish leprechaun of some sort. When I discovered it two years ago, I called the Mets but they said they would not have any for sale.

Since then, I have been on the hunt to find the cap with no luck. I’ve been to a couple sites that had them but they were either sold out or the wrong size.

Now as every St. Patrick’s Day rolls along, I am reminded of my holy grail of caps that I hope to one day find.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day: Let’s have the NBA get foolish

Could this green Latino jersey really happen? I wouldn't be surprised if the NBA decided to combine "Latin Nights" and St. Patrick's Day together for some strange promotion.

As some of you may have noticed these past couple weeks, a few teams have decided to partake in the “Latin Nights” promotion with in the NBA. As I have said before, this idea is ridiculous and probably the most ignorant thing I have seen in recent sports memory.

If the NBA is going to acknowledge a very proud Latin heritage, at least get it right instead of just thinking adding “El” and “Los” makes something Latin.

A few teams (Celtics, Bulls, Raptors, Knicks) are also involved in another NBA promotion: green uniforms for St. Patrick’s Day. These teams are wearing special green uniforms to honor St. Patrick (and I guess the wannabes who like to get drunk for no reason) and Irish heritage.

To be clear, the NBA is honoring Latinos and the Irish in the same month. And just slapping on “El” and “Los” or just changing a uniform color in their eyes does the trick. Jersey sales go up and everybody’s happy, right?