On August 25 to August 27, Major League Baseball players wore colorful, non-traditional uniforms sporting their nicknames, as well as custom-designed spikes, batting gloves, wristbands, compression sleeves, catcher’s masks and bats as part of the newly-created Players Weekend, designed to showcase the players’ personalities.
Corporate logos and brand names were not allowed, except for one player, Carl Edwards Jr. of the Chicago Cubs, whose name bears a striking similarity to Carl’s Jr., the fast-food chain. An agreement was made and Carl Jr. was able to honor both his father (Carl Sr.) and show his love for hamburgers at the same time. Bright-yellow custom cleats with Carl’s Jr. slogan #eatitlikeyoumeanit just added to the fun. Read more here: