MLB Shop: What Are You Gonna Wear? It’s Time You Get a New Look for the Opener

Pittsburgh Pirates opening day is just days away, so we must get you prepared.  We read this post from Kipper at Pittsburgh Sports Tavern and realized fans will be flocking to PNC Park in record numbers this year. My gorgeous wife heard me laughing at Kipper’spost and dropped a bombshell.  She asked the question that makes us shrug, ‘what am I going to wear?’  Ugh…a few hours later we have our latest post.

We know that  you rely on RumBunter for many things.   You don’t?  Damn, it sounded good to write anyway. 

So here we go with our Countdown to the Opener Special.  What the hell are you going to wear?  You know you think about it. 

We went to the new MLB Shop catalog. It has some nice Pirate attire, but just not enough of it for my taste.  But really, there is no excuse to wear that McLouth jersey at the Pirate blow out party on April 4 for   the opener. 

Pittsburgh Alleghenys T-Shirt by Majestic Athletic - MLB.com Shop

Cool. But not as cool as this…

Pittsburgh Innocents T-Shirt by Majestic Athletic - MLB.com Shop

Cool-est.  In case you didn’t know, before they were the Pirates, they were the Innocents.  The rebel league.  Check it out.  It’s good reading.

Pittsburgh Pirates Juxtapose T-Shirt by Red Jacket - MLB.com Shop

Don’t do this.  Just don’t.

Pittsburgh Pirates Scrum Basic T-Shirt by Banner Supply Co. - MLB.com Shop

I own it.  Love it.  Banner ’47 rules.  Pricey, yes.  Comfortable as Brett Favre in Wranglers.  You can wear this shirt every day, nevermind… that’s just what I do. 

Pittsburgh Pirates AC Classic T-Shirt by Majestic Athletic - MLB.com Shop

I like it.  But I really loved the sweatshirt version of some other teams in that style above. Don’t know why.  Just do.     Ok, we admit, this Mets shirt looks good too:

New York Mets Shamrock Scrum T-Shirt by Banner '47 - MLB.com Shop

Boston Red Sox Feeling Lucky T-Shirt by Majestic Athletic - MLB.com Shop

Why is there not a Pirates version of the lucky mantra?  Click on the St. Patrick Day link for that other Major League team in PA and you get these choices….(guess it pays to win the World Series)

Philadelphia Phillies Authentic St. Patrick’s Day BP Jersey$79.99 Philadelphia Phillies Kelly Green Personalized T-shirt by Majestic Athletic$36.99 Philadelphia Phillies Youth Kelly Green Personalized T-shirt by Majestic Athletic$31.99 Philadelphia Phillies St. Patrick’s Day Clean Up Adjustable Cap$19.99 Philadelphia Phillies Authentic Alternate St. Patrick’s Day BP Jersey$79.99 Philadelphia Phillies Feeling Lucky T-Shirt by Majestic Athletic$17.99 Philadelphia Phillies St. Patrick’s Day White Franchise Cap$22.99 Philadelphia Phillies “Lucky” Shamrock Irish Wastebasket$24.99 Philadelphia Phillies Irish Baseball Women’s T-shirt by Majestic Athletic$19.99 Philadelphia Phillies AC Classic T-Shirt by Majestic Athletic$19.99 Philadelphia Phillies “Lucky” Shamrock Irish Golf Set$19.99 Philadelphia Phillies Shamrock Creeper by Soft as a Grape$12.99

Click on the  Pirates St. Patricks Day link and what do you get?  One hat.  We don’t need your gear to have a good St. Patty’s party.   Mr. Selig, this is your fault.

 Pittsburgh Pirates St. Patrick's Day Clean Up Adjustable Cap - MLB.com Shop

Sorry, I just can’t let the St Patty’s Day page go, if you check out the Washington Nationals, The Nats have two lucky hats.  

Pittsburgh Pirates 1970-75 Cooperstown Fitted Cap - MLB.com Shop

I love the color of this hat, but did the Bucs original have a black bill?

In Part Two of Countdown to the Opener, we will take a look at the complete rundown of Pirate hats.  I think we could make a correlation to the type of fan you might be to the hat you could purchase. 

Here is the post from Kipper at Pittsburgh Sports Tavern so you can pick what type of fan you are.

Topics: Cool Pirate Gear, MLB Shop

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