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Photos: Eyesore sports uniforms

Updated 2:28 PM ET, Tue March 19, 2013
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish took the Going Green movement too far with the neon uniforms they debuted at the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament. Here's a look at other team uniforms you might want to forget. Chris Chambers/Getty Images
The Fighting Irish weren't the first to look like overgrown leprechauns on the basketball court. Pete Maravich of the Atlanta Hawks goes big in green in a 1971 NBA game. Wen Roberts/ NBAE/ Getty Images
Mexican goalkeeper Jorge Campos notoriously sported the ugliest goalie uniforms ever made. Campos dons an '80s jumpsuit-inspired outfit in his retirement match against Brazil in November 2004. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images
The shading beneath the gluteus aside, Australia's Ben Harradine didn't leave much to the imagination in his muscle suit during the men's discus competition at the 2012 Diamond League athletics meet in London in July. BEN STANSALL/AFP/GettyImages
It was hard to miss the stars of the U.S. national team in the 1994 World Cup. Clearly, someone was fond of acid-washed denim. Alexi Lalas shoots into the sky while celebrating a win. PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP/Getty Images
The Anaheim Mighty Duck looks like Jason Voorhees, the 'Friday the 13th' slayer, on quack. Shaun Van Allen challenges the Dallas Stars at Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California, in September 1995. Glenn Cratty /Allsport
Maybe ducklings will always be ugly. The University of Oregon Ducks don highlighter yellow jerseys with patterned green shoulders in their game against the Washington State Cougars, October 2007. Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Yes, Notre Dame is dominating the ugly-uniform conversation these days, but it's hard to ignore the Cincinnati Bearcats' fierce stripes. Well, a deer in the wild might. Cincinnati's Sean Kilpatrick and JaQuon Parker defend Otto Porter Jr. of the Georgetown Hoyas in their quarterfinal game March 14. Meow? Chris Chambers/Getty Images
State pride is great and all, but there are times when flags shouldn't be fashioned into uniforms. Pictured, the Maryland Terrapins play head games at Byrd Stadium in September 2011. Toni L. Sandys/Washington Post
Rainbow logos are always a no-no, but maybe the Tampa Bay Devil Rays were bucking for a giant lollipop sponsorship. Wade Boggs during a game against the New York Mets in June 1998. Al Bello/Getty Images
Some throwbacks should just be thrown away, especially if they make your players look like giant bumblebees. It's a good thing the Pittsburgh Steelers only occasionally pollinate ... er, play in these. Shaun Suisham kicks against the Washington Redskins in October. Justin K. Aller/Getty Images
Bermuda shorts might be airy, but they don't look good on the baseball field. Or anywhere, actually. Pitcher Rich "Goose" Gossage of the Chicago White Sox shows off his kneecaps in 1976. Diamond Images/Getty Images
Nolan Ryan of the Houston Astros may have been one of the most dominant hurlers to take the mound, but he looked like an orange Popsicle while pitching during the 1980s in Houston. Focus On Sport/Getty Images
The U.S team wanted the 1999 Ryder Cup to be a match for the photo albums, so it made the uniforms into one. The Europeans never stood a chance. Phil Mickelson hugs teammates Davis Love III, left, and David Duval after winning the cup. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
A purple dinosaur can never be intimidating -- and this came three years after "Barney & Friends" first aired. The Toronto Raptors' Zan Tabak shows his claws against the Cleveland Cavaliers' Dan Majerle in November 1995. KIMBERLY BARTH/AFP/Getty Images