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Real stirrups

Real stirrups
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With just about every player of the last 15 years wearing his pant legs down to his shoe tops (or beyond; we're looking at you, Ryan Howard) a treasured uniform quirk has disappeared: the stirrup. Most major leaguers abandoned them in the 1990s, though Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer Jeff Caplan recently compiled a list of those who still favor them, including Dodgers outfielder Juan Pierre, Pirates outfielder Nyjer Morgan, Athletics pitcher Josh Outman and Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer.
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