Oakland A's fans will probably be happy to hear that the team has done away with their black alternate jerseys. The A's unveiled their newest look for the 2011 season, a gold jersey that will now serve as the home alternate to the traditional white uniforms. The new on-field fashions have a bit of a retro vibe, since the A's last wore gold in the 70's and 80's.
So how does the team feel about their new gear? General Manager Billy Beane referred to new look as "canary yellow" and reliever Jerry Blevins said, "It might be hard not to notice us now."
There's no word on the coloring of the pants or caps just yet, but here's a look at the jersey:
The new jerseys will be available for purchase in the next few weeks at oaklandathletics.com/shop.