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MLB Wants You to Spend Over $1K On This Jersey With Holes

Selling fans merchandise at an upscale cost while having literal holes in the product is nothing new for MLB.
MLB Meteor Hole Jeresy With Holes

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In the latest edition of "what in the hell is MLB thinking?", we present to you the MLB x Off-White x New Era meteor holes line of merchandise.

The new collaboration line has everything. Hats, T-shirts, hoodies, and jerseys, all of which feature massive holes, are now on sale for you to buy. Each product also comes at an outrageous price. As Joon Lee of ESPN noted, the cost of one of owning a jersey with some holes in it comes in at $1,030.

Now, maybe I just don't understand "fashion" in a modern sense. Maybe, just maybe I'm getting older, and this new trend of wearing things that look like swiss cheese is all the rage. Who knows?

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With that said, it is quite incredible that MLB wants you to pay higher prices for quite literally less material. Oh wait, this has been in their playbook all along. You only have to look at blackout restrictions, extra-innings games with runners starting on second base, and pitch clocks to see the writing on the wall. Selling fans merchandise at an upscale cost while having literal holes in the product has been here the entire time.

Now we can wear it too.