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Another Padres uniform, another disappointment

These are an utter disaster.

Pictured: The Padres Players Weekend jersey.
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Well, we’ve seen the jerseys the Padres will be wearing for the upcoming Players Weekend, and I’m sorry to inform you that, once again, the team will be wearing a bad jersey. This jersey is obviously based on last year’s All-Star Game colors, which featured a small, tasteful amount of yellow paired with a similar amount of navy on a white jersey.

Los Angeles Dodgers v San Diego Padres
Not bad.
Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images

It wasn’t brown, but it wasn’t bad. But when you take that yellow and scale it up, you get the kind of eye-searing effect designed to get a driver’s attention, not anything resembling a good-looking uniform. Compare that to the brilliant Home Run Derby jersey MLB designed for last year’s event to see a more muted yellow that scales up beautifully.

T-Mobile Home Run Derby
That is so much prettier.
Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

And, of course, all of this is compounded by the eyesore of the Players Weekend cap. The team went with a poorly recolored riff of their retired military logo, which is just the old interlocking SD with some minor embellishments. This was the perfect opportunity to put the Swinging Friar on an on-field cap, and instead we just got a swing-and-a-miss.

The only way this look gets worse is with a vest.

We’ve been begging the team to do better with their uniforms, and on a weekend when MLB gave teams freedom to go wild, the Padres went domesticated instead.


Do you like the Players Weekend look?

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  • 56%
    Ow, my eyes!
    (234 votes)
  • 33%
    Eh, it’s okay.
    (139 votes)
  • 10%
    Buying mine now!
    (43 votes)
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