While the Arizona Diamondbacks have a flashy set of new uniforms they'll sport in 2016, first baseman Paul Goldschmidt donned an entirely different jersey in his first public appearance of the New Year.
The D-backs first baseman served as an honorary captain for the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday as they took on the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium.
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During his visit, Goldschmidt was greeted by Cardinals players, including wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who is in the midst of a monster season.
Respect. 👊 pic.twitter.com/ChVSofRh0P— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) January 3, 2016
Unfortunately, Goldy's honorary captainship wasn't victorious, as the Seahawks handled the Cardinals, 36-6.
Nonetheless, it gave Arizona fans a chance to applaud the NL MVP runner-up and it also gave him an opportunity to rub elbows with the playoff-bound Cardinals -- a situation he and the newly revamped D-backs hope will be reciprocated this coming October.
(h/t Cut 4)