A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from April 18, 2015
“Play for the name on the front of the jersey, not on the back”

Entry in progress—B.P.
Players’ names are usually on the back of their uniforms; a team name is usually on the front. “Play for the name on the front of the jersey, not on the back” is a saying that has been printed on many posters.

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Tia Dobi
‏@TiaDobi
Tommy Lasorda “Play for the name on the front of the jersey, not on the back.” http://tommy.mlblogs.com/archives/2005/04/ nice
9:50 PM - 17 Jan 2009

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Basketball Babe
‏@baskeballbabe
Quote of the Day: “Play for the name on the front of the jersey, not the one on the back.”
3:24 PM - 22 Apr 2009

The Clock End
Top 10 Tony Adams Quotes
posted in Featured, Featured2 on September 24, 2013 by Kaya Ismail
For 22 years, Tony Alexander Adams plied his trade as a defender for Arsenal Football Club, graduating from the youth system, rising to captaincy, winning trophies and, inevitably, a place in every Arsenal fan’s heart.
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3. Play for the Name on the Front…
This one is an extremely famous quote, and rightly so. For me, it pretty much embodies everything Tony Adams stood for as an Arsenal player.

With over 500 senior appearances for Arsenal, scoring 32 goals from centre-back and winning trophies, it’s fair to say that Adams played for the name on the front. Consider yourself remembered, Tony.

“Play for the name on the front of the shirt, and they’ll remember the name on the back.”

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Mitchell Powers
‏@MitchPowers16
If you play for the name on the front of your jersey, someday you will be known for the name on the back of your jersey
1:13 PM - 16 Apr 2015

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