Here’s the throwback uniform you’ve all been waiting for — the White Sox announced today they will wear those interesting 1976 navy-blue, collared jerseys worn untucked pajama-style outside their trousers for a throwback game July 23 against the Detroit Tigers.
The game at U.S. Cellular Field honors the 40th anniversary of one of baseball’s, well, most interesting looks. These throwbacks, however, will NOT include the famous shorts that made the White Sox Major League Baseball’s first team to wear shorts on Aug. 8, 1976.
The collared jerseys were worn by the White Sox from 1976-1981. During that span, the shorts were part of the ensemble for three games in 1976.
The first 20,000 fans for the July 23 throwback game will get a similar navy-blue throwback jersey, the White Sox say.