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MLB players don camo for Memorial Day

McHenry Lee Contributor

Monday, every team in Major League Baseball broke out new camo uniforms to honor the military for Memorial Day.

It was the first year that teams wore hats that were completely covered in camouflage. In the past, only the logo was camo, or the uniforms had the stars and stripes on them. The jerseys also contained camo for the first time as well.

This is the second year in row that MLB teams have worn camo for Memorial Day, July Fourth, and Sept. 11, but the promotion started in 2008 when every teams first wore red, white, and blue hats in honor of Independence Day. (Except for the Blue Jays, who wore red and white in honor of Canada).

All proceeds from the sales of camo merchandise are going to benefit the Welcome Back Veterans Foundation.