The Green Jacket vs. The Gold Jacket
They’re the two most famous jackets in sports. So how does the Masters green jacket stack up against the Pro Football Hall of Fame gold jacket?
By Ky Henderson
Today, an elite field of professional golfers began their quest to earn the fabled green jacket at The Masters Tournament. Next August, seven people will receive the somewhat less fabled but equally coveted gold jacket when they’re inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
How do the two unusual sports trophies stack up against one another? Like so …
|TRAIT||MASTERS JACKET||PRO FOOTBALL HoF JACKET|
|Color||Masters Green||Tainted-Mustard Yellow|
|Presumable Fabric||The finest Georgia cotton||The finest Ohio polyester|
|Looks Great When Paired With||Old money||New artificial hips|
|Wearers Often Mistaken For||Irish Shriners||Swingin’ retirees|
|Common Insult Hurled At Wearers||“Nice jacket, Kermit!”||“Nice jacket, O.J.!”|
|Fattest Or Craziest Wearer||Craig “The Walrus” Stadler||Al “Nosferatu” Davis|
|Reminds Onlookers Of||Leprechauns||Jaundice|
|Often Found Inside Pockets||Tees||Vicodin|