“St. Louis” Featured on Saturday Home Jersey. First Time Since 1932.
ST. LOUIS, MO, November 16, 2012 – The St. Louis Cardinals today unveiled new uniforms for the 2013 season, the first update to the teams’ wardrobe in more than a decade. For the first time in more than 80 years, the team will wear an alternate uniform on Saturdays that will feature “St. Louis” in place of “Cardinals” on the jersey.
“We are excited about the new uniforms,” said Cardinals President Bill DeWitt III, who led the design efforts. “We think the design improvements will be popular with both players and fans — particularly the addition of the alternate jersey on home Saturdays.”
The Cardinals will be the 27th team in MLB to add an alternate jersey to their lineup and the fourth to use off-white. The home alternate jersey will be worn on home Saturdays and will feature “St. Louis” in place of “Cardinals” under the iconic birds on the bat. The jersey and matching pants feature an off-white color, re