Did the Blues Steal a Jersey Design from a Fan?
This story has a very local angle, with lifelong St. Louis Blues fan Darryl Swint submitting to the team in 2003 a design that bears a striking resemblance to the Blues' third jersey that debuted this year. You've likely seen it, the jersey with the Blue Note beneath the Gateway Arch.
Whether or not the Blues intentionally lifted the design from Swint, a graphic artist at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, is left up to debate, and Lukas gets both sides of the issue.
What do you think? Swint's design he submitted to the team in '03, and the new jersey, are side-by-side after the jump.
|The new Blues jersey (left) and Swint's design (right).|