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Before the 2003-2004 season, NHL teams usually wore their white jerseys at home and the colored jerseys on the road. Since 2003-2004, teams switched the two, and now wear colors at home and white on the road. Of course, there are the occasional exceptions to this. For example, if team A wants to introduce a third jersey at a home game, they may ask visiting ...


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The answer is basically No, though there is no official statement of teams many articles I have read so far points out teams does not provide new jerseys to the players for every game. Uniforms are washed, mended and pressed to look as new every game. From a article of CNN: Mitch Poole, clubhouse manager for the Los Angeles Dodgers "uniforms used to be ...


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The player with the different coloured jersey is the "libero" - a specialised defensive player who is able to be freely substituted for any back court player. They can never rotate to the front court (if that would happen, the player they've replaced must re-enter the court), engage in any kind of attack from above the height of the net (even a back row ...


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This is regulated by FIFA. They require that each team provides two kits for the outfield players, and three for the goalkeeper, and submits them to FIFA before the tournament starts. The process is described in this FIFA document 35.2 Each team shall inform FIFA of two different and contrasting colours (one predominately dark and one predominately ...


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It seems to be mainly about style, but the Golden State Warriors (the initial team to make the announcement) and adidas are also touting the performance benefits. This is a little weird, but I'll quote the quote from the article It's being called the "adizero NBA short sleeve uniform system." And Adidas boasts it as a revolutionary marriage between ...


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From Soccer.com article, on-field (authentic) jerseys are different then that sold to spectators (replica). Nike calls their authentic jerseys Vapor Match to note the technology that goes into what the pros wear on game day. They cost $164.99. ... The Vapor Match, worn by the likes of FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and others is slim fit, made ...


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I'm pretty sure that's Braille, the writing system for visually impaired people. The letters spell B-U-N-D-Y, so it's probably Dylan Bundy, who plays with #37 for the Orioles.


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It depends on how you define famous. There were some, but I think no big stars: Rodríguez (since 2014) Javi Garcia (2006) Álvaro Arbeloa (2005) Guti (1995) Site with all the jersey numbers over the years (1995-96 to 2014-15). Also there are no high jersey numbers in the early years. At that time they were assigned consecutively or even alphabetically.


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The logo is missing due to the contract between Star India and BCCI. According to that contract, the star India logo will only be shown on the arms of the jersey for Asia cup. "We have different sets of agreements for different tournaments with the BCCI. Not wearing the logo on chest was according to our pact for the tournament and the rules of Asia ...


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A recent newspaper article said that players can choose any number they want, as long as no one else in the team has taken it first. For example, Rohit Sharma wanted the number 10 jersey, but he couldn't have it, since a senior player (guess who? :p) already has it. It is also not compulsory for every player to have a jersey number, for example Virendra ...


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There is no standard system, probably because the use of jersey numbers is a relatively new phenomenon in cricket, so there is no history upon which conventions have been built. As you suggest, big name players typically get to wear whatever they like another example being Shane Warne who always wears 23, the same as Michael Jordan wore in Basketball.


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As Benjamin Hoffman explained for the New York Times baseball blog, 42 is just one of Robinson's numbers: 42 represents just his time with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Playing football while at U.C.L.A., Robinson wore 28, but for the Bruins basketball team he switched to 18. In his time in the Negro Leagues he played for the Kansas City Monarchs and may have had ...


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There is a new ICC regulation that teams in televised matches must have contrasting kits, just as in football or many other sports1. As India's normal blue jersey would clash with England's, one of the teams had to change - and the rules are that England always get priority as the home team for this World Cup, so India played the England match in their ...


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In addition to Ram's answer, I would like to specify that even a "Match" jersey isn't exactly the same than the one wore by the pros. Pros have several patches referring to the played game (e.g. UCL patch, "Fair Play" or "Respect"...) or to the former season winning (e.g. Scudetto in Italia). One can still buy these patches by his own means, but it's ...


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I found a very useful link (CardBoardConnection) that can help you with the frame. There, you have a step by step "How to Frame a Jersey": Measure your jersey to pick the right sized frame. Most jerseys will fit in either a 30" x 36" or 32" x 40" frame. Lay the jersey out in the desired position (and orientation to the frame) on the matte backing ...


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There some facts or rumors about those jersey numbers as well some people suggest that every number has its special meaning in Numerology such as number 10 means PERFECT. As a part of cricket is taken in mind these numbers are chosen by the big cricketing stars by their own just like 333 for Chris Gayle.


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No. Not at all. What I would guess is that maybe you saw a spring game which is when a football team (College level) will play a full game with their first team offense and second team defense vs. their second team offense and first team defense. In spring games or practices (and only in spring games or practices) the same team will wear a total of ...


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The first reference I can find for the seperate sprint classification is from the year 2000. See Wikipedia's article (in Italian) on this subject: Tour de Suisse 2000. There were 2 different sprint classifications, but I can't tell which was the purpose of that. In 2001 there were even 3 different sprint-classifications. My bet is that it has also to do ...


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I can answer your first question. Your second question would be more difficult to track down. In the Tour de Suisse (and in fact, many other stage races as well), the jerseys' colors simply change from year to year. Even the rules change quite often. In 2012, for instance, there was no intermediate sprints jersey. Instead, there was a red jersey for the ...


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I have found several good websites to look at The first is the one stated above, and there is no need stating it again. The second one is on wikihow, and is fairly good. ( In my opinion do not wash the jersey, it may dull the signature) 2: Select a backing. Unlike with a regular picture frame, the backing that comes with your shadow box may not be all ...


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Without having a source for cricket especially, I would guess that it's the team leaders/coach/manager that decide the players numbers. As far as I know this is normal in all team sports. The players normally gets to request a number, and in most cases the get their choice if no one else wants it, but in the end it's decided by the leaders.


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Because it provides more ad space. Plain and simple. There has been an ever growing push for the NBA to put sponsorship decals on jerseys and standardising sleeved uniforms now establishes themselves for when this becomes the norm.


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In this instance, I think it is just Adidas trying to increase their profile amongst basketball fans. Nike has dominated the basketball scene for so long..this is Adidas' attempt to gain relevance. I mean, a 26% percent lighter shirt is irrelevant to actual in-game performance...


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