With Independence Day approaching, the El Paso Chihuahuas (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) have unveiled their stars and stripes uniforms for the holiday weekend. The New Era Stars and Stripes cap and matching jersey will be worn from July 2-3 as part of the GECU Independence Day Celebration games.
The Stars and Stripes cap, which made its initial debut in 2008, can be seen across minor and major league teams around the country.
Season Seat Holders will be granted early entry into the Friday, July 1st Chihuahuas game with the option to purchase the cap beginning at 5 p.m. at the Chihuahuas Team Shop on Durango. The cap will be made available to ticketed fans at 6 p.m. Sales will open to the general public on Saturday, July 2nd at 10 a.m. Limited quantities are available.
In addition to the cap, men’s and women’s patriotic-themed shirts as well as other merchandise will also be available.
The team will wear the Stars and Stripes jerseys on July 2nd and July 3rd. Made by OT Sports, the jerseys are red, white & blue with a red striped gradient across the upper part of the bodice and features blue side panels with white stars from underneath the arm to the waist. The sleeves are white and red with a blue trim.
The Chihuahuas will auction the game-worn Stars and Stripes jerseys worn by the team on July 3rd, with proceeds benefiting the University Medical Center (UMC) Foundation.
Gates for the GECU Independence Day Celebration open at 6 p.m. with first pitch at 7:05 p.m. Fans are encouraged to arrive early for the pregame festivities.