The first official baseball uniform was adopted by the first organized baseball club. In 1845, the New York Knickerbockers became the first organized baseball team (club) and four years later, on April 24, 1849, they adopted the first uniform. It was a rather simple outfit compared to the uniforms in baseball today. The uniform consisted of blue woolen pantaloons, white flannel shirts and a straw hats. While the straw hats only lasted a few years, the team’s colors of blue and white remained for decades.
First Baseball Uniforms
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