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A gentleman's guide to MLB replicas

So you own your favorite team's jersey? Better make sure you know how to wear it.

Originally Published: May 15, 2013
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Once upon a time, the only way you could wear your favorite team's jersey was when its general manager signed you to a major league contract and the clubhouse attendant hung one in your locker before the game.

In those days, it was difficult to impossible to buy replica jerseys. At one point, the Yankees even resisted the notion of replica caps. When a promotions manager suggested to George Weiss that the team hold a giveaway cap day in the 1950s, the New York general manager reportedly ...

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