J.R. Richard #50 and Nolan Ryan #34 of the Houston Astros pose before March,1980 season game. // Houston, we have a problem (Rich Pilling - MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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J.R. Richard #50 and Nolan Ryan #34 of the Houston Astros pose before March,1980 season game.

Houston Astros (MLB) - 70's and 80's

They say, "Don't mess with Texas," but over this jersey I just might have to. Come on now, red, yellow and orange stripes all over shirt and heavy on the sleeves with a big fat star on the side and a number on the pants. These colors made a brief retro comeback a few years ago in the nightclubs only to be laughed out. Maybe that was idea...that the ball players were ready to go right to the disco after the game? That would be practical, but still not pretty.

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