MLB & Nike Announce Uniform Changes For 2025 Season
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Major League Baseball and Nike announced on Friday that — after communications with players, teams and their equipment managers — adjustments will be made to all uniforms for the 2025 MLB season. Changes include enlarged lettering size and full pant customization.

The new uniforms debuted by Nike for the 2024 season have not been received well by players for several reasons and MLB has had to answer very early questions about their decision to change them.

“Player and Club feedback is extremely important to us,” said Commissioner of Baseball Rob Manfred. “Together with Nike, we listened to our players and as a result, we are addressing their concerns.”

Nike-designed MLB uniforms for the 2025 season will include larger lettering on the back of jerseys with individual pant customization made available to all players.

Nike is also working on a solution to address the slight color differences between the jerseys and pants of some Clubs’ gray road uniforms, as well the discoloration that can occur due to perspiration in certain instances. Once the solution is finalized, adjusted gray uniforms will go on field as soon as the second half of this season.

“We will continue to work with Nike to make adjustments with the goal of delivering a uniform that looks good and helps MLB players perform at their best,” said Manfred.

MLB has often been criticized for the way they take player and team feedback and do not make adjustments to better the experience of their stakeholders. So the immediate response to uniform critique is a strong change for the league.

It remains to be seen exactly what changes will be made to improve things for 2025, but players will certainly be grateful for any change.

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