On January 7, 1882 — 1882 – The National League will continue the practice of using different color patterns on uniforms for the different positions. Third basemen will wear gray and white uniforms, as the blue and white uniforms originally sought were “impossible to obtain.”

 


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Sources:

Baseball Reference January 7

SABR Games Project

National Pastime January 7

Hall of Fame

Retro Sheet

Replay The Game