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#Spotlight - Opening Day and Uniform Bracket - THE CHAMPIONSHIP

#Spotlight –This week’s Spotlight is a celebration of the opening of another incredible Baseball season. We are also going to pay tribute to another great tradition of March Madness and do a bracket for the best uniform in Negro Leagues History.


We need you to pick the winners!


Our field and rankings are brought to us by the incomparable Phil Hecken - Uniform Aficionado & Deputy Editor of Uni Watch, a website devoted to the Obsessive Study of Athletic Aesthetics.


Phil also used to write for the Sporting News and has been quoted in the Washington Post and had some sports photography appear on ESPN


Today – THE CHAMPIONSHIP


Who will be the winner?


#3 - 1920 Detroit Stars

vs.

#8 - 1942 Kansas City Monarchs


First up is #3 1920 Detroit Stars - The Stars had several great uniforms, but this one is easily my favorite. The solid midnight blue (I think) placket piping, the red "DET" and "OIT" with the white "R" and red star are a look that would look great today. Fortunately, the Detroit Tigers have brought this uniform to life during NLB throwback games.


https://www.teambrownapparel.com/detroitstars

The 8th seed - 1942 Kansas City Monarchs – Phil’s comments “I LOOOOOOVE this one. The beautifully vertically arched "MONARCHS," the piping, the red sleeves. It all works so well together. It was great seeing the KC Royals bring this to life during several of the NLB throwback games. There are several great Monarchs unis, but this one may be their best yet. And anyone who knows their history knows '42 was a great year for the team!”

https://www.teambrownapparel.com/monarchs


VOTE FOR THE WINNER IN THE COMMENTS BELOW


#3 - 1920 Detroit Stars

vs.

#8 - 1942 Kansas City Monarchs


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