Quite often on this site, we bitch about the Pittsburgh Pirates performance from an executive level all the way down to their on-the-field performance. Included in the complaints have been our comments on those God-awful jerseys of the past and those current grey jerseys so despised within the clubhouse.
So now there is this article:
There’s no doubt about it – there’s an appetite for more Soccer Out of Context work. I am thrilled to keep designing. Last time we tackled baseball’s A.L. East; today, we’ll change leagues and locales to see what National League Central division teams would look like if they played soccer for a day. The N.L. Central is a very tradition-heavy division; its youngest team is nearing the half-century mark, and its elder statesmen aren’t that far from their sesquicentennials.
When you have a group of clubs that were officially created in 1969 (the Pilots/Brewers), 1883 (the Pirates) 1882 (the Cardinals), 1881 (the Reds) and 1870 (the Cubs), you have a lot of identity heritage to sort through. But despite (or possibly because of) their long histories, the clubs of the N.L. Central have shown remarkable visual consistency. Only the Brewers have had a few wholesale identity revamps in the post….
Click here to read and view all of the NL Central jerseys—soccer style. Here is the concept with US Steel as the corporate sponsor…