On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers revealed images of quarterback in his new uniform. It is an odd sight, considering he spent 20 years with the New England Patriots. Here, we are going to look at other athletes that look different on new teams with different jerseys.
Famously known for his success with the Los Angeles Lakers, everyone remembers O’Neal in purple and gold. However, the image of O’Neal with the Boston Celtics results in a second look. O’Neal averaged nine points per game with the Celtics; the lowest of his career. He spent the last portion of his career with the Phoenix Suns and Cleveland Cavaliers as well.
Everyone knows Ewing for his dominating career with the New York Knicks; playing 1,039 games with them en route to becoming title contenders. However, Ewing played with the SuperSonics towards the end of his career, averaging less than 10 points per game.
The black and red is the trademark colors of Jordan’s career; going 6-0 in the NBA Finals and solidifying himself as the Greatest Of All Time. It was odd seeing him in a baseball uniform too, but seeing Jordan wear #23 on the Washington Wizards didn’t seem right. Playing his last two seasons in the NBA, he averaged 20 points and six rebounds per game.
Sosa is known for playing on the North Side with the Chicago Cubs. However, he started his career on the South Side of Chicago, playing with the White Sox. Everyone knows Sosa for his home run race with Mark McGwire in 1998. Despite the odd look, Sosa had success with the White Sox. He recorded a home run in his debut and totaled five home runs and 32 stolen bases. He is the youngest player in White Sox history to record 15 and 15 in a single season.
Winning four Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers made Montana one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game of football. After joining the Kansas City Chiefs in 1993, Montana led them to the AFC Championship; proving he was still talented without the 49ers. The following year, Montana led them to the playoffs again.