MLB released jerseys with a Nike swoosh for next season, and baseball fans are freaking out

NikeNike revealed a first look at its new MLB jerseys that prominently feature the company’s iconic swoosh symbol Monday.
  • Nike revealed a first look at its new MLB jerseys that prominently feature the company’s iconic swoosh symbol Monday.
  • In January of 2019, the sneaker and athletic wear giant announced an agreement with the league and Fanatics to become Major League Baseball’s official uniform provider in 2020.
  • Photos of the new jerseys surfaced online Monday, and many baseball fans expressed discontent with the size and location of the swoosh.
  • Check out photos of all 30 MLB teams’ new jerseys below:
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Major League Baseball has long resisted the blatant commercialation of its jerseys, but an agreement recently reached with the world’s premier shoe brand appears to be taking the league’s uniforms in a new direction.

NikeIn January 2019, Nike announced its upcoming collaboration with the MLB and Fanatics.

In January, Nike announced that it would become the “exclusive provider of Major League Baseball’s on-field uniforms” beginning with the 2020 season. According to the release, the deal – which involved both the MLB and sports merchandise giant Fanatics – allowed the athletic wear company to feature its signature Nike “swoosh” on the new jerseys.

On Monday, Nike released the first look at all 30 MLB teams’ uniforms for next season. The photos, which surfaced online, show classic designs but feature the classic Nike symbol prominently on the chest.

Many baseball fans expressed discontent and ire with both the size and location of the swoosh:

Many people on Twitter thought the swoosh should have been stitched onto the sleeve:

Still, some other Twitter users mocked fans who were upset with the new uniform changes:

Check out photos of all 30 teams’ new Nike jerseys for yourself below:


Arizona Diamondbacks

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Atlanta Braves

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Baltimore Orioles

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Boston Red Sox

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Chicago White Sox

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Chicago Cubs

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Cincinnati Reds

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Cleveland Indians

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Colorado Rockies

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Detroit Tigers

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Houston Astros

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Kansas City Royals

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Los Angeles Angels

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Los Angeles Dodgers

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Miami Marlins

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Milwaukee Brewers

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Minnesota Twins

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New York Yankees

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New York Mets

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Oakland Athletics

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Philadelphia Phillies

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Pittsburgh Pirates

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San Diego Padres

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San Francisco Giants

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Seattle Mariners

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St. Louis Cardinals

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Tampa Bay Rays

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Texas Rangers

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Toronto Blue Jays

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Washington Nationals

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