Cleveland Indians Uniform History 1972-2001
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Double knit polyester white home and grey road pullovers are intoduced with block "INDIANS". NOB are added. I can't find any, only ones I've seen went to the minors or had the script changed to the 1973 style - anyone have one? Red caps were worn with this one.


The same look as 1972 but a new script and a new cap.


Road jersey is grey.


A red alternate jersey and red-billed cap debuts and phases out grey as the road jersey.



A blue alternate home jersey becomes the defacto home jersey. Grey is dropped and the red alternate is the road jersey, sometimes worn with red pants. All-navy cap retired.


Cleveland 1976 patch worn.


Script is simplified to block letters. Road jersey returns to grey as red is dropped. New cap logo.


Sleeve patch changed for reuse the following season, the round path was used in 1978.


Sleeve patch changes to Chief Wahoo.



Grey jersey dropped, alternate beomes the road jersey.



Pullovers dumped in favor of button-downs and a return to grey on the road.

Rawlings (home), Wilson (road)


NOB was removed here.


Racing stripes replace sleeve cuffs at some point in 1988 - anyone have more info?


Russell Athletic


The team adopts a style inspired by the 1946-49 jerseys. A navy alternate is added. Navy road cap added.

Russell Athletic

New Jacobs Field patch worn in 1994.

Jacobs Field patch worn on 1995 home jerseys.

AL champion patch worn in 1996.


A navy road "Cleveland" alternate is added, as the "Indians" alternate is now only worn at home.

Russell Athletic

Jackie Robinson patch worn on 1997 home jersey. All Star game patch worn on the other 1997 jerseys.

AL champion patch worn on 1998 jerseys.

AL Central champion patch worn on 1999 jerseys.


Russell Athletic

AL Centennial patch worn in 2001.

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