Mariners, Red Sox to Wear Negro League Uniforms

Seattle Mariners Negro League Uniforms 2015

The Seattle Mariners today announced they would be wearing the uniforms of the Seattle Steelheads for their game May 16th against the Boston Red Sox. The Steelheads were a Negro League team based out of the Pacific Northwest in 1946.

Seattle Mariners Steelheads 2015

Love those socks.

Mariners Red Sox Negro League Uniforms 2015

Based on the design we see above, it looks like the Red Sox will be wearing the uniforms of the Boston Royal Giants:

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Seattle had previously worn Steelheads uniforms before, 20 years ago in 1995 against the Kansas City Royals (a game so long ago now that it itself could be thrown back to):

Seattle Mariners Steelheads 1995While Boston wore Royal Giants uniforms in Toronto back in 2002… both teams will be wearing jersey designs different from their first throwback tributes:

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