Rainbow resurgence: Bright Astros jerseys now a fan favorite

HOUSTON (AP) — Once mocked, now fashionable, those rainbow jerseys of the Houston Astros are back in full bloom at the World Series.
The Astros won’t be sporting them Friday night for Game 3 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. But they’ve become a fan favorite decades after they debuted, and Minute Maid Park undoubtedly will be peppered with the out-of-the-box style.
Count model Kate Upton in that crowd. She liked the bright colors so much, she recently wore them on the field while celebrating with her fiance, Astros ace Justin Verlander.
No surprise, in fact. The man who designed them said the team was looking to play to a certain demographic.
“We were trying to appeal to women,” recalled Jack Amuny, who turns 80 next month.

Original published: 2017-10-27 04:14:27 Read the full Houston News here


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