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‘Star Wars’ jerseys are all the rage among minor-league baseball teams

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May 4 is a day for an uptick in the sales of avocados and tequila ahead of Cinco de Mayo.

May The Fourth is also a day that “Star Wars” enthusiasts celebrate because it sounds a lot like May The Force (Be With You). In honor of the “Star Wars” fans, here’s a look at some minor-league baseball teams that are planning to wear special uniforms that I’m guessing have been approved by George Lucas.

All of these jerseys were planned a long, long time ago, but teams won’t wear them for a while.

Las Vegas will be going with a generic look:

The Lowell Spinners took a turn to the Dark Side:

The Durham Bulls will all look like C3PO:

The Lehigh Valley players probably thought it would be cool to look like Han Solo. Well, maybe not this version of Han Solo:

This is just plain my favorite:

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