Why Sports Uniforms Matter So Much to Athletes

Written by Recreation Magazine on October 26th, 2016. Posted in Athletic uniforms, Custom team uniforms, Track and field team uniforms

Football team uniforms

Far from the screams of adoring fans and the bright lights of television, sports started out with much less glamour and hype. And with that came less attention to uniforms. Even protective equipment was far more spare than today. Take a look at those old football and hockey pictures.

The Cleveland Indians were the first big league club to take the field with numbered uniforms. This was in 1916, 70 years after the first official baseball game was played. Today, baseball, which started in the United States, has spread worldwide. More than 100 countries are part of the International Baseball Federation.

Uniforms have become a symbol of sport, team, and player. Specific sports have uniforms tailor made to fit the equipment and the demands of the sport. Continue Reading No Comments