Uniforms to honor police, firefighters

Updated: April 17, 2014, 3:14 PM ET
By Paul Lukas | ESPN.com

Move over, military personnel -- you're no longer the only heroes being saluted on sports uniforms.

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, a Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, will hold a "Heroes Night" promotion on April 26, and the IronPigs and the Pawtucket Red Sox will get in the spirit by wearing police- and firefighter-themed jerseys.

The use of specialized jerseys to salute heroism is nothing new, but until now most gestures of this type have honored the military via the ...

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