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Royals minor-league affiliate will wear the ugliest jerseys in baseball history

There have been Saved By The Bell jerseys. Star Wars jerseys. Throwback jerseys. Santa Claus jerseys. Price Is Right jerseys.

Heck, the list of theme jerseys that minor-league teams have sued is endless. But the Royals’ minor-league affiliate in Burlington, N.C., will top the list of the ugliest jerseys ever.

Here is what they are rolling out for Social Media Weekend, which starts Thursday night:

It seems that Burlington is even in on the joke of how awful they look. Here is what they tweeted after Chris Sale’s clubhouse troubles over the weekend:

OK, those jerseys may not be the worst ever, but woof. They are awful.

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff