What was old is new once again with some modernized tweaks. Days after the Baltimore Orioles gave a nod to their past tradition with new uniforms and an update to an old logo, the Toronto Blue Jays looked back to the team's glory days for their latest attire.
First and foremost, the team with "blue" in its name is no longer going to be featuring black as its primary color. If there was one theme hammered repeatedly during the press conference that introduced the Blue Jays' new uniforms, it was that the blue is the new black. Or something.
"Updating our original logo, the strong affinity to go back to 'Blue' and returning the red Maple Leaf to the primary mark recognizes the classic look of which we feel baseball logos and uniforms should consist," Blue Jays president Paul Beeston said in a statement. "This new look represents what the Blue Jays mean to our players, staff and most importantly, from the sentiment expressed by our fans.
No more pumped-up cartoon blue j...