When the playoffs begin in Major League Baseball next week, players will look a little more like they once were …

A reliable source said SportsLogos.net Players will NOT wear the MLB Postseason 2021 logo patch on their jerseys or the sides of their caps throughout the first three rounds (Wildcard, LDS, LCS) of the playoffs.

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This will be the first time since 2011 that there will be no mention of the playoffs on players’ uniforms. The cap patches were first introduced for the non-World Series portion of the playoffs in 2012 and have been worn throughout the 2020 season; jersey patches first appeared a year later in 2013 and were discontinued a year earlier in 2019.

The two playoff badges worn by former Oriole Manny Machado in October 2016

My source tells me that “major global supply chain issues” are the main reason for the (temporary?) End of the practice of wearing a Post-Season patch in rounds one through three. Let’s be honest, with the delays the world is currently facing in production and distribution, it would be a nightmare to try and get these patches (especially for retail) on the caps and jerseys of all ten teams. playoffs – some of which wouldn’t be known until a day before they played and eventually eliminated.

The World Series patches will always be worn, I have been told.

The first World Series badge, worn by the 1987 St. Louis Cardinals in a wasted effort

The 1987 St. Louis Cardinals were the first to add the World Series logo as a patch on their Fall Classic jerseys, unlike their AL counterpart, the Minnesota Twins. In 1988, the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Dodgers wore the patch, the first year the two clubs did so. Since then, only the 1997 World Series have seen a team choose not to wear a World Series crest on their jerseys, both went without that year with the Florida Marlins instead of choosing to wear the Jackie Robinson and Cleveland’s 50th anniversary patch wearing the ’97 All-Star Gaming Patch. That year, both teams instead wore the World Series logo on their caps, a practice that had started a year earlier in 96 and also continues in 2021.