This day in baseball: Plaid is the new pinstripe
Posted: April 12, 2015 Filed under: 20th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baseball, Baseball uniforms, history, Major League Baseball, MLB, New York Giants, Philadelphia Athletics, sports
In a game against Philadelphia on April 12, 1916, the New York Giants debuted their new, purple plaid uniforms. The Giants lost the game 5-4, and this fashion disaster ended when the season ended.
George Kelly in the 1916 New York Giants uniform (baseballhalloffame.org)