MLB To Allow Players To Put Nicknames On Their Jerseys

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For the first time in Major League Baseball history players will be allowed to put nicknames on their jerseys for one weekend. According to Yahoo! Sports, the MLB will relax its uniform policies during its first Players Weekend in August. Along with being permitted to wear nicknames, players will be allowed to make other changes to their uniforms as well. Let’s see what people are saying about this.

 

MLB taking a page straight out of Vince McMahon and the XFL playbook. Most definitely a marketing ploy on the part of Major League Baseball to boost ratings and to draw in more fans, especially the younger fans. Not sure if this will work. But you have to give MLB credit. At the very least they are trying. In honor of this Players Weekend, let's look back at the classic scene from the movie 'The Sandlot' where they go through all the nicknames for Babe Ruth.

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