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Assessing White Sox Pitcher Chris Sale’s Critique of Throwback Jerseys

Assessing White Sox Pitcher Chris Sale’s Critique of Throwback Jerseys

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July 26 2016 1:39 PM
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Why Did Chris Sale Cut Up His Team’s Uniforms?

Assessing the White Sox pitcher’s unorthodox critique of throwback jerseys.

Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox reacts during the 87th Annual MLB All-Star Game at PETCO Park on July 12, 2016 in San Diego, California.
Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox at the 87th Annual MLB All-Star Game on July 12 in San Diego.

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Over the weekend, Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale put a knife to the team’s throwback jerseys and destroyed them all.

In the July 25 edition of Hang Up and Listen Slate Plus bonus segment, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and Stefan Fatsis gather around to critique the player’s botched arts and crafts project. Why do Sale—and other athletes—destroy their team uniforms? Keep listening to hear what the hosts think.

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