I still remember that fateful day in 2006. Shortly after the conclusion of the season rumors began to swirl that the Arizona Diamondbacks were considering making a change to their uniforms and logo. Having followed the team since it’s inception on March 9, 1995 I had accumulated a substantial amount of Diamondbacks gear.

My first impression was, “oh, sounds like they may soften the lines of the snake logo or move towards more black and reduce the amount of purple the team was wearing.” I seriously viewed this as being minor and an opportunity to sell a few more items of merchandise to fans such as myself.

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