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Ahead of their time

Next week the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets will wear jerseys featuring their nicknames. Cute, but hardly cutting edge, considering the Braves did the same thing, briefly, back in 1976. Pictured above, from L-to-R: Jerry Royster, Jim Wynn and Andy Messersmith.

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One thought on “Ahead of their time

  1. Didn’t the Hawks do that, too? I seem to remember seeing images of Joe. C. Caldwell with “Joe C.” on the back of his jersey.

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