Why Are The Braves Wearing Pearls In 2021 World Series?

Look good, play good.

That seems to be the mantra for Joc Pederson this postseason.

The Atlanta Braves outfielder debuted a pearl necklace in late September and has been wearing it throughout the team’s run to its first World Series appearance since 1999. While chains and other jewelry commonly shine on the diamond, what led Pederson to rock pearls?

The 29-year-old didn’t offer much of an explanation after the Braves clinched their NL East title on Sept. 30:

Joc Pederson says him wearing pearls is a mystery. pic.twitter.com/0PjBheK6l6

— Baseball GIFs (@gifs_baseball) October 1, 2021

Pederson homered during his final regular season appearance, a 6-5 win over the New York Mets. Following the game, he dove a smidge deeper into his “mystery.”

“There’s not much behind [the pearl necklace],” Pederson said (H/T MLB.com’s Mark Bowman). “I like it. It looks good.

Source : https://www.nbcsports.com/chicago/cubs/why-are-braves-wearing-pearls-2021-world-series

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