In MLB, just like in every other sport, players want attention. Some players will even take drastic measures in order to get that attention.
The same goes for the individual franchises. Owners will use marketing ploys and change jerseys in order to create a new atmosphere at the ballpark.
This is normal—for the most part—until we have time to dwell on the occurrences and look back at what used to be.
One thing is clear: Fashion is not timeless—at least not in these cases.