The Houston Astros have performed only one recreation of their model new “Space City” uniforms, however they’ve already set information throughout the majors.
Ahead of the on-field debut of the NASA-themed gear Wednesday, April 27, the crew introduced its jersey set a file for probably the most City Connect uniforms bought on launch day — by 329 p.c greater than the second-best crew’s debut.
Houston was the ninth MLB crew to debut another jersey beneath the Nike City Connect assortment, which started through the 2021 season.
“The designs (of the City Connect Series) explore a franchise’s connection to its city and its fanbase, each with distinct personalities, values, customs and traditions,” Nike stated. The Space City gear marries town’s wealthy house journey historical past, as proven within the uniform’s lettering, in addition to the jerseys’ recognizable navy and orange colour palette.
The crew additionally claimed these distinctions as a part of its profitable Space City launch: