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Today's Tidbit... When Football Officials Wore White Shirts
Before football officials settled on wearing the zebra shirts we know and love, they tried various types of gear. During the 1920s and 1930s, many officials wore white shirts and pants, making it difficult to distinguish officials from players when teams began wearing white jerseys. (Image shows the 1932 Cincinnati-Miami game.)
For more on the evolution of officials’ uniforms, check out the links below.
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