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#21 Posted on
Damaso Garcia would have burned these uniforms.

I dont get it at all. I agree that they should have gone to a more retro feel then a "new" approach.

As for the name change to the Jays, Rogers has stated they were going to do this for a while now. They are concerned that people still think of Labbats when the team is called the Blue Jays. True story. So they are dropping the Blue.

I see they have taken the color blue out of the uniforms also.

The toronto jays.

get used to it.

I personally think it sucks.

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#22 Posted on
One of the major concerns up here with the new logo is the dropping of the red maple leaf. Some people are upset that we've gone from being a Canadian representative in America's game to just another generic team.

I like the dark grey "Toronto" uni(although it does look purple in that pic) and the black jersey's not bad either. But they just switched to the Red T with the muscular Jay last year! Let's get some consistency.

(edited by The Goon on 4.9.03 1009)
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#23 Posted on
If they do cut out blue from the name along with the uni change, to me it's a "New Coke" like mistake, maybe they can call them the Toronto New Jays.

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#24 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.54
Goddamn Rogers.
There is no corporation I hate any more on this planet. They are single-handedly trying to ruin baseball in Toronto.

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#25 Posted on
    Originally posted by Big Bad
    Goddamn Rogers.
    There is no corporation I hate any more on this planet. They are single-handedly trying to ruin baseball in Toronto.

Excellent point. I was actually at Wednesday night's game vs the Yanks, and a bunch of us were having this conversation. I remember being at the press conference when Ted Rogers bought the team. He was alluding to having deep pockets, etc. to acquire talent. Apart from really hanging on to Delgado, what the hell have they done?

And they wonder why we're lucky to get 20,000 people out to a game in the now-antiquated SkyDome, when Rogers isn't willing to shell out the $$$ to make us WANT to go see games. What, the new LOGO wasn't enough to bring in new people?

I still go because I love the game. But I wonder how much longer it will be before the shrinking attendance is a huge problem.

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#26 Posted on
Hey look, this team had to go through a re-building stage. The previous regime proved they couldn't do it, so the Jays brought in Mr. Ricciardi to do it.

Slowly, but surely they are doing it. In this market there is no way you can just keep shelling out the $$$ like they were. I don't care if you're Ted Rogers or not.

I don't really give a flying f%$^ what the logo or uniforms are. What I see from a team building standpoint makes me more than optomistic about the future.

Of course, I am not sure how optomistic one can be when the Yankees and Red Sox are in your division. Perhaps we should ask MLB to move us to the Central Division...

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