Ahead of Tuesday night’s game and the moments that will determine the success or failure of the Phillies’ entire season, the players are keeping the faith and wearing it, literally, on their jerseys.
During batting practice on Tuesday before the vital Game 7 of the NLCS against the Diamondbacks and throughout the series, some players – like third baseman Alec Bohm and designated hitter Kyle Schwarber – could be seen wearing Philly-inspired Ted Lasso “Believe” shirts. -Shirts courtesy of the Delaware County-based clothing company Phillygoat, per CBS3.
“I really feel like this is our moment,” Company founder Ryan Cassidy told the station. “The city will stand behind the team tonight.”
Because even though the run has become difficult at points, especially now after Monday night’s worrisome loss in Game 6, the belief that the Phils can win the World Series has always been there since their ultimate breakthrough last season.
And as everyone’s favorite football coach would put it, “Faith doesn’t just come from hanging something on the wall.”
Not even from a shirt you put on, even though it’s a pretty sick shirt.
“I really feel like this is our moment.”
A Delaware County-based company is behind the Ted Lasso-inspired “Believe” T-shirts that several Phillies wore this Red October.
—CBS Philadelphia (@CBSPhiladelphia) October 24, 2023
Harper appears in the Sixers’ new City Edition jersey
Bryce Harper is rebellious, indulgent, however you want to put it, he loves always finding ways to connect with Philly.
So it’s probably no surprise that when he arrived at Citizens Bank Park to prepare for Game 7, he already had the Sixers’ new City Edition jersey – with a Reading Terminal Market-inspired design – ready to go.
From wearing a Kelly Green Eagles jersey at the ballpark after they were finally unveiled in late summer to various nods to the city and its sports history through the designs of his cleats, bats and even batting gloves, Harper is always paying homage to Philadelphia in some way, and the new Sixers jersey is just the latest — though perhaps the most unstable, depending on how Tuesday night unfolds.
The Phillies’ entire season is on the line, and the Sixers simply haven’t had the reputation of the city since their last playoff loss in May.
So for the Phillies this could mean either luck or terror, and for the Sixers it could be an optimistic or downright terrible outlook.
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