Uniform & Team History
Professional baseball came to Hawaii in 1961 when the Sacramento Solons of the Pacific Coast League relocated to Honolulu. Carlos Bernier led the PCL in hitting in ’61 with a .351 average. Bernier, who played one season in the big leagues with Pittsburgh in 1953, is in the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame.
Oldtime Game History
Introduced to the Oldtime Baseball Game in 2009, it was first worn by Matt Gedman of the University of Massachusetts, who christened it by hitting a home run. Gedman’s father, Rich Gedman, played for the Boston Red Sox and was their catcher in the 1986 World Series. Matt wore it again in 2010.
Also worn by:
Ryan Delgado, Wentworth Institute of Technology (’11); Tim Quinn, Assumption College (’12); Johnny Adams, Boston College (’13); Kevin Alexy, Southern New Hampshire University (’14); Nick Barker, Tufts University (’15); Jordan Matos, St. Joseph’s (Vermont) (’16); Jared Carrabis, Endicott College (’17).