1999 Red Jersey

On August 28, 1999, the Cardinals wore a red jersey. This is the only time in the team’s history that they have worn a red shirt in an official regular season game. The jerseys featured an MDA patch and were part of a Shirts Off Their Backs promotion. Initially this was supposed to be for…

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Turn Ahead The Clock

Turn Ahead the Clock was a promotional idea perpetuated by Ken Griffey Jr and the Seattle Mariners to wear (neo)futuristic jerseys. All but 8 teams in baseball participated in the promotion. The uniforms were pullover jerseys with very short sleeves, and redesigned team graphics. The Cardinals jerseys featured… robot…birds……………. The promotion proved unsuccessful. Back to…

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2007 Civil Rights Game

On March 31, 2007, in a final spring training game against the Cleveland Indians at AutoZone Park in Memphis, the Cardinals participated in the inaugural Civil Rights Game. The uniform worn the Cardinals is a modern contrivance, we aren’t sure what it is based on. It simply featured block ST. LOUIS lettering on the shirt…

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Black Lives Matter

Opening Day, July 24, 2020, all teams around baseball wore a variety of patches acknowledging the Black Lives Matter movement. Patches featured BLM, Black Lives Matter, or United For Change along with the MLB Batter Logo.

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Championship Gold Trim

Following their World Series Championships in 2006 and 2011, the Cardinals wore uniforms for their home openers in 2007 and 2012 that featured gold trim. The gold trim in 2007 is quite subtle, it was used as a border trim around the numbers, letters, and sleeve patch on the jersey, but was not featured on…

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