Due to the bold changes that challenge traditional baseball fashion, the initial reaction was not kind.
Four months later, the D-backs played their first regular season game in the new uniforms — and let’s just say folks aren’t really warming up to the look.
Here’s a sampling from Twitter:
Gotta admit, I’m not a fan of the new @Dbacks uniforms. I thought maybe they’d look better in a real game, but nope.
— Brad Hubert (@BradHubert) April 5, 2016
switched to #Dbacks game and Greinke gives up a run and those uniforms are horrible
— DodgersBeat (@DodgersBeat) April 5, 2016
The Rockies uniforms remain bland and badly in need of a redesign, but they look pretty damn good next to the DBacks — Cameron Goeldner (@Goeldfinger) April 5, 2016
my god the dbacks new uniforms are even worse at chase field
— purple drank (@purpledrank0) April 5, 2016
Oh no what happened to the DBacks uniforms? — Baseball Wise (@Baseball_Wise) April 5, 2016
I’m still in literal disbelief that those hideous Dbacks uniforms are real.
HAHA TIME TO GET THE REAL ONES OUT RIGHT GUYS?
— Ryan McCaffrey (@DMC_Ryan) April 5, 2016
What has happened to the D-Backs’ uniforms? https://t.co/EXbmzdZ7ET
— Paul Barrett (@paulbarrett6) April 5, 2016
D’Backs could go 0-162 and that still wouldn’t be as bad as their uniforms! — Joshua Neditch (@ChesterCheevo) April 5, 2016
The D Backs uniforms are worse in game action. Hideous.
— Go Bucs (@EvilNeal) April 5, 2016
First impression of these Arizona D-Backs uniforms from tonight: Men’s Competitive Softball uniforms. — Mark Montisano (@mini_monti) April 2, 2016
And you fans of “The Cosby Show” will get this reference.
D-Backs uniforms look like Denise tried to make Theo another knockoff Gordon Gartrell shirt
— Slushy Gutter (@slushygutter) April 5, 2016
OK, it wasn’t unanimous. There are some people that do like Arizona’s game day look.
I have grown to like the D-Backs uniforms
— Loviste (@TDot2Lo) April 4, 2016
Like the new look of the D-Backs uniforms! — George Spicer (@GeorgeSpicer1) April 5, 2016
In all honesty, I like the D’Backs new uniforms. Minus the crap going on, on the shoulder area.
— Andrew Dill (@PurpleRocktober) April 5, 2016
The D-backs will wear four different uniforms during their season-opening seven-game homestand.