Baseball fans received an early treat Friday to ramp up excitement for the 2017 baseball season.
MLB released New Era’s designs for each team’s spring uniforms and caps, with a handful of teams returning to retro-style logos for the preseason, which begins for some teams in 10 days.
Other highlights include Arizona’s, which features a diamondback biting a baseball, the Braves’ tomahawk logo, and the Blue Jays, who will sport a maple leaf.
Even the defending champions received a new cap, boasting a cute little bear that clashes conceptually with the ferocious lineup the Cubs boast.
Fans will get to see these uniforms in game action starting on Feb. 22, when the Diamondbacks kick off spring training with an exhibition against Grand Canyon University.
Payton’s interest might seem shocking, as Manziel is just picking up Cheap Jerseys Youth NFL the pieces from the off-field woes that caused him to crash and burn so quickly in Cleveland. But when asked about Manziel before that ’14 draft at the annual league meeting three years ago, Payton explained exactly why a team like New Orleans would be intrigued by the QB coming out of Texas A&M.
“No. 1, he’s a winner — you can see that. He’s elevated the hopes of that program,” Payton said, via a video interview for the Saints’ official website. “He gets rid of the ball very quickly. He can get rid of the ball in some unique throwing positions we haven’t seen in a long time.
“Running to the left and turning — certainly some of those throws are going to be challenging at our level. But I think he’s a winner and an exciting player.”