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1952 Brooklyn (National League)

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The 1952 Brooklyn Dodgers became the first big league club to display uniform numbers on the front of their jerseys, employing the style on their home uniforms. By the 1970s most clubs had adopted the number-on-front style that is still prevalent today.

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