Houston Astros’ New ‘City Connect’ Jersey Goes Viral, Sells Out Fast
The Houston Astros launched a new collection of Nike jerseys officially named “City Connect” yesterday, and finding one is no small feat right now.
They’re selling out fast, and here’s why: This is the team’s first new jersey since 2013 and, in true Houston tradition, these navy blue ‘Space City’ themed yarns are heavily inspired by NASA. .
The script on the jerseys is actually written in the iconic NASA “verse font” found on most of the government agency’s graphics since 1978.
In keeping with this theme, there is a “Go For Launch” tag on the neck and a “Houston, the eagle has landed” tag, which are the two famous lines said at Mission Control.
We can’t forget to mention the addition of the historic Astros “tequila sunrise” color detailing throughout the jersey.
The team received all the hype of 2.2,000 retweets and 6.9,000 likes on their jersey announcement video, which features astronaut Bernard Harris.
If you’re really determined to find your specific size, style, or player name, the Houston Astros team store releases jerseys daily and has extended hours all week from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. so be sure to stop at one of the two. team stores at Minute Maid Park to find yours.
Everything that remains on the net right now MLB Store are the Replica City Connect Men’s S-2XL Jersey, the Replica City Connect Yordan Alvarez Men’s M-XL Jersey and the rest of the collection, which includes Space City themed shirts, hats and socks.
The Astros will wear their City Connect jerseys every Monday at home, now dubbed “Space City Mondays.”