Jerseys of the Rattlers – 2006 Throwbacks

Originally posted on Rattler Radio:

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers have worn many jerseys since 1995.  There have been throwbacks, pinks, camouflage, batting practice, sleeveless, the regular ones that were worn for most games, and a few that you may have forgotten.  This feature is to take a look at those jerseys.

This week, the Throwback Friday jerseys that were worn for Friday home games during the 2006 season.

That was the season Wisconsin wore jerseys just like the 1960 Fox Cities Foxes.

1960Foxes

The blue tint to that photo doesn’t really give the true feeling of those jerseys.

Here’s a photo of Boog Powell in action from the 1960 season:

BoogPowell

The reason that the jerseys of the 1960 Foxes were chosen was because Cal Ripken, Sr., a member of that 1960 team, was inducted into the Appleton Professional Baseball Hall of Fame that season. Please, pardon the vacation slides to show you the Ripken Bobblehead. It’s…

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