Originally Posted by sox83cubs84
Are you ertain that they're from 1972? I say this because the Cardinals began wearing pullover knits for the 1971 season, and these 2 players are wearing flannels.
The photos appear from Spring Training. Maybe the knits weren't officially introduced.
Anyway, that dude has a a nice grill with some gold inlays. He also has a thick curb-link chain. Trendsetter.
Did the hats change from wool to some sort of nylon, at the same time of the flannel to knit era. The patch is odd. Appears to be a souvenir item.