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throwback

(thro'bak)
1. To reflect. See: atavism
2. To impair progress.

throwback

see atavism.
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Therefore, the Los Angeles Dodgers' throwbacks case study will utilize the approaches and grammar of material rhetoric and nostalgic style, and apply it to the complexities of throwback uniforms, outlining not just what they are but what they do.
42) Consequently, in the years since, the company has expanded to producing flannel throwbacks for minor-league football and hockey teams.
While throwbacks eventually became a fashion fad in the late 1990s and early 2000S with hip-hop artists sporting Capolino's creations throughout mainstream culture, the enduring legacies of Mitchell & Ness and Ebbets Field Flannels point towards the discovery of nostalgia as material commodity in sport.
Consequently, the throwbacks communicated that the Dodgers own the symbol but only intend to use it for commercial purposes, a position enhanced by the context of the team's dire financial straits during the 2011 season.
As part of a six-game promotion entitled "throwback days," which included a special rate for purchasing a ticket package for all six contests at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, the franchise elected to let their fans choose one of three road Brooklyn Dodgers uniform throwbacks for the team to wear during afternoon home games.
71) The baby blue of the 1944 throwback violated that in principle, although the players wore Dodger blue throwback caps during all six throwback games, the baby blue color of the throwbacks approximated the conspicuously baby (or powder) blue styling of the far-less prestigious Kansas City Royals.
The throwbacks performed as supports that tell a selective story about the Dodgers, a story controlled by Dodger ownership interests who seek to control and contain Brooklyn Dodger history by controlling its material deployment.
73) Given the numerous lawsuits the franchise has brought against residents and businesses in its former home, Brooklyn fans interpreted the Dodgers throwbacks as merely a convenient "tribute" guised in a potential financial windfall for the current team.
The Dodgers treated the Brooklyn throwbacks as a stylized symbol and as copyrighted property they own for the purpose of selling, not commemorating.