Tuesday March 24th, 2015

The folks at Mitchell & Ness have put together this handy map showing which throwback jerseys are the most popular in each state. The results are pretty cool. 

Kobe Bryant's No. 8 jersey wins the most states, but somehow loses to Joe Montana in California. Montana, ironically, is not the most popular in the state he shares a name with. 

Edwin Jackson missed his start because he was stuck in traffic

Arizona and Louisiana show love for their states' inspirational sports heroes, Pat Tillman and Steve Gleason. 

Knicks fans, desperate to remember an era when the Knicks were not godawful, are pulling Patrick Ewing jerseys off the shelves. 

- Dan Gartland

[​via Deadspin]

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