2012 St. Patrick’s Day Uniforms

Written By:  •  Saturday, March 17, 2012

 

Today is St. Patrick’s Day; a cultural and religious holiday commemorating Saint Patrick, the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland, and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland so says Wikipedia.

In the sports world, however, March 17th is a day for teams to have a little fun with their uniforms – teams who don’t wear green suddenly break out the green and usually auction off the jerseys to raise money for charities.

Here’s a sneak peek of some of the teams who have confirmed they will be dressed in green or other commemorative St. Patrick’s Day uniforms this weekend and the uniforms they’ll be sporting….

Major League Baseball

New York Mets

Philadelphia Phillies

Baltimore Orioles, caps only

Atlanta Braves, caps only

Detroit Tigers

Pittsburgh Pirates, caps only

Seattle Mariners, caps only

St Louis Cardinals

National Basketball Association

Chicago Bulls

Toronto Raptors

New York Knicks

Boston Celtics

 

National Hockey League

New Jersey Devils

Boston Bruins (pre-game)

Dallas Stars, pre-game only - complete with Irish player names!

Columbus Blue Jackets, pre-game only (worn March 8th, March 11th)

Minor League Hockey

Saginaw Spirit, Ontario Hockey League

Grand Rapids Griffins, American Hockey League

Erie Otters, Ontario Hockey League - Thanks to commenter Jason for the tip about the Otters craziness shown above... the Otters are also planning on playing on green ice on the 17th

St. John's Ice Caps, American Hockey League (thanks to commenter Ness)

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, American Hockey League (thanks to commenter Ness)

Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, QMJHL (thanks to commenter Brad Smith)

Chicago Wolves, American Hockey League

Hershey Bears, American Hockey League (thanks to @LTZHersheyBears)

Lake Erie Monsters, American Hockey League

Houston Aeros, American Hockey League

Portland Pirates, American Hockey League

Chicago Express, ECHL

Wichita Thunder, Central Hockey League

Stockton Thunder, ECHL

Las Vegas Wranglers, ECHL (thanks to @the_nange)

 

 

College Sports

Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles Baseball

 

If you know of any teams that we’ve missed in the list above, please add to the comments below and we’ll get them up here as soon as possible… we’ll recap all the special jerseys worn next week with in-game photos.

 

 

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