Giants vs. Royals: Which Team Has the Best Uniforms?

Comparing and contrasting three eras of baseball style before the 2014 World Series

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The 2014 World Series kicks off Tuesday night in Kansas City. This week marks Kansas City’s first World Series appearance since 1985, and San Francisco’s third in the past five years. The Royals joined the MLB in 1969 and have always been based in Kansas City; the Giants debuted as the New York Gothams in 1883 before becoming the New York Giants in 1886, then they moved to San Francisco in 1958.

Both teams have undergone their fair share of uniform changes over the past several decades.

Which organization has fared the best?

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Season:

1969

Highlights:

Both uniforms have similar architecture, right down to the neck and sleeve piping, but the Royal blue lettering plays particularly well against the light gray wool.

Winner: Kansas City

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