In the past twenty-one seasons, throwback uniforms have become the rage. The Chicago White Sox don't have much variety in their vintage uniforms, so I love it when someone digs out the interesting relics and displays them proudly.
I am a bicentennial baby (1976 for those who are staring blankly at that reference). The first uniforms that I can remember the White Sox wearing are the lovely late 70s/early 80s numbers with the disco collars that had a pajama look to them. I remember vividly, the fan created circus uniforms (it could have been much worse) and the cursive mistake before settling on the current style of uniform.
I have seen throwbacks to 1906, 1917, 1929, 1959 and 1983 from the White Sox since the first Turn Back The Clock Game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Those are just the ones that I can remember off the top of my head. There may be more lingering out there in the recesses of the mind.
I always thought that the early to mid-seventies uniforms would make a great throwback uniform to wear during a game and I wondered why no one thought to drag them out. Now I finally get my wish, as do many others. I have heard nothing but positive response to this Sunday promotion and I can't wait until some photographs from these games start appearing on baseball cards.