By John Turney
|Purported Buccaneer Uniform Credit: Lamar Sparkman|
Per TSH, "Buccaneers owner Hugh Culverhouse commissioned Tampa Tribune artist Lamar Sparkman
Of course, the logo was Bucco Bruce, seen here:
|Credit: Lamar Sparkman|
The famous Creamcicle jerseys are seen below with the stripes on the sleeves, rather than the loops on the shoulder. However the color scheme was the same, Florida orange to symbolize the citrus industry of the state and red to represent courage and valor, as in the "Red Badge of Courage" we surmise. And there was the ever-present Bucco Bruce on the headgear.
|Original white and dark Buccaneer jerseys|