The MLB Collection, Part 1

Now for something different! David Parkinson has been at work designing hockey sweaters for Major League Baseball teams — sweaters inspired by the local hockey franchises.

(Click the above images to enlarge and view as a slideshow.)

If you're curious, here's a list of what teams David based his jerseys on:

  • Baltimore Orioles based on Baltimore Blades (WHA, 1974)
  • Boston Red Sox based on Bruins
  • Cleveland Indians based on Lake Erie Monsters (AHL)
  • Chicago White Sox based on Blackhawks
  • Detroit Tigers based on Red Wings
  • Houston Astros based on Houston Aeros (AHL, 1994)
  • Kansas City Royals based on Kansas City Scouts (NHL, 1974)
  • Los Angeles Angels based on Anaheim Ducks
  • Minnesota Twins based on Wild
  • New York Yankees based on Rangers
  • Oakland Athletics based on Oakland Seals (NHL, 1967)
  • Seattle Mariners based on Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
  • Tampa Bay Rays based on Lightning
  • Texas Rangers based on Dallas Stars
  • Toronto Blue Jays based on Maple Leafs

This covers the American League. Check back next Sunday for the National League.