NHL – remembering the Golden Seals

26 May

When flamboyant Oakland A’s baseball owner Charles O. Finley decided to expand his sports empire by purchasing the NHL’s Oakland Seals franchise, he immediately transformed the team into the California Golden Seals and outfitted them in uniforms that matched the colors of his highly successful baseball team, right down to white skates to match the A’s unusual white baseball spikes. Imagine the “figure skater” jokes these players had to endure from players on the opposing teams….and you know hockey players are especially brutal when they get a chance to question their opponents’ manhood.

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  1. mike mcandrew

    May 30, 2010 at 3:21 am

    I had a California Golden Seals jersey. For some unknown reason, my parents gave it to me one year for Christmas.