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Questions about jerseys, shirts worn by a member of a team in sports.

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Why did the Indian team change their jersey colour in the middle of World Cup 2019?

In the middle of World Cup 2019, the Indian cricket team changed their jersey colour: Why did they do this?
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In football, do player wear the same jerseys that are sold to spectators?

In European football, in Paris-Saint-Germain for instance, or other Nike teams in general, and often in lots of european clubs, there are two types of jersey that are sold: A "classic" jersey, at 85€ ...
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How to clean and frame an autographed jersey?

I recently bought my dad an autographed Colorado Avalanche jersey for his birthday. I am wondering what the next steps are with the jersey to get it cleaned and framed. Are there places that handle ...
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When did jerseys get dots on them?

I thought jerseys have last names (or nothing) on the back of them. However, I recently saw dots on a jersey. When did jerseys get dots on them? What do they represent? It sorta looks like scoreboard ...
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Why had Jackie Robinson chosen number 42?

Any athlete, whether child, amateur, or professional, chooses a number and tends to wear it for sentimental reasons. Does anyone know why Jackie Robinson had chosen number 42?
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Do MLB players wear new uniforms every game?

Do MLB players wear new uniforms every game? Or only when pants or top becomes too dirty or torn. The uniforms always look spotless so I assumed they were new.
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Why do many sports teams seem to wear white jerseys when they play a home game?

Why do sports teams like baseball, football, and basketball wear white uniforms when they play a home game?
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How is it decided in hockey which team wears white or colored jersey?

I occasionally watch hockey games, and sometimes, the home team wears the colored jersey, sometimes it is the away team. This rule seems to change from time to time, so as a casual viewer it is not ...
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Captain stars on NFL football jerseys

In American NFL football, team captains now wear a "C" on their jerseys. Under the "C", there are stars. Some players have white stars, while others have gold ones. Others have a mix. What is the ...
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Why does one player on a volleyball team wear a different jersey?

Why does one player on a volleyball team have a different color jersey than the rest of the teammates? I notice that this player only plays on the back row and never plays in the front row, and that ...
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Was there a famous player in Real Madrid history that wore jersey number 26? [closed]

I search a lot for Real player that wore number 26 jersey, Was there a famous player in Real Madrid history that wore jersey number 26?
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How are the uniform colours determined in the World Cup?

Choosing jersey and shorts colours for all concerned seems to be a reasonably complicated process: each team has a set of colours they consider theirs (from their flag, or associated with them) any ...
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How international teams decide on jersey number? [closed]

On what basis jersey number will be given to players in their international teams if jersey number used in their leagues clashes? for example Torres and Villa share same jersey number 9 in Chelsea and ...
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Has Hashim Amla's religion directly affected his finances or game?

I need to clarify the below two things about the former South African Test Captain Hashim Amla. He is being fined 500$ per month for not wearing Castle Logo in his jersey. He was fasting ...
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Is it permitted to use nicknames on jersey in international matches?

I have seen that Dinesh Karthik from team India wears his jersey in the recently concluded Asia Cup 2014 with his name as DK. Is it permitted? I have seen players who use their nicknames in county ...
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Why was the sponsors logo was missing?

On 27 February 2014, while watching the Asia cup match between India VS Bangladesh I noticed a that the shirts worn by Indian team players didn't have a sponsors logo on the chest portion, even though ...
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Different uniform/jersey for same team in American-Football

I heard that two different jerseys are used for offense and defense in american-football. Is it so? If yes, What is the reason for that? I saw in the normal football matches that the goal-keeper ...
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Color of the sprint jersey in Tour de Suisse?

Tour de Suisse has two separate jerseys for sprints competition (based only on points from intermediate sprints) and points competition (where the points obtained from placement in stages are included;...
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How are jersey numbers assigned in Cricket?

It is quite normal in international cricket matches(Test/ODI/T20) that players are having a particular Jersey number assigned to them. Some of the famous players such as Ricky Ponting always wears ...
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What is the motivation behind short-sleeve jerseys in the NBA?

The Golden State Warriors introduced a basketball jersey with short-sleeves during the 2012-2013 NBA Season. Traditionally, basketball jerseys have been without sleeves. What is the motivation behind ...
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Why do NBA teams wear spanish jerseys?

Several times, I have seen several NBA teams wear jerseys that say, "Los Lakers," "El Heat," and "Los Spurs" for example. What is the motivation behind why NBA teams wear spanish jerseys?
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Jersey name for World Peace

I am new to watching the NBA. I saw the name World Peace as #15 for the Lakers. However, I saw highlights of the same player, number, and team with the name Artest. Why these names? What is the ...
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Jersey number for Kobe Bryant [closed]

Kobe Bryant has played in NBA with only two jersey numbers - 8 and 24. Why these numbers? What is the history behind these numbers?
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Roles of Captains in Ice-Hockey

When I get around to watching the NHL, I notice a few players wearing a "C" or "A" patch on their jerseys. I understood this to be Captain and Assistant Captain. What are the roles of "C" and "A" on ...
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Football Jersey Swapping

At the end of every game, the top players swap their jerseys with opposition players. Why is this done? When and how did this tradition of jersey swapping start? Is it mandatory for the players to ...
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Jersey numbers in NCAA basketball

I noticed that jersey numbers in NCAA basketball are confined between 0-5 (for both digits). There seem to be no jerseys with numbers between 6-9 (for both digits). I can imagine the practice of ...
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Stars on football players' shirts

I know that the number of stars on a football team's shirt shows how many times they were champion. For football clubs it corresponds to their continental champions league. But what about national ...
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Do players get yellow cards when they remove their jersey during celebrations?

If a player receives a first caution (yellow card) during the game and the same player scores a goal and removes his jersey will he be dismissed from the field of play and shown a red card?