Two Kansas City Royals fans wore cat singlets to the game to honor the Yankees’ Derek Jeter


(Jason DeCrow/AP)

They look more like outfits that a couple of overzealous WWE fans might wear. Instead, the tag team in matching cat singlets showed up at Sunday’s Kansas City Royals game against the New York Yankees to bid a stylish adieu to Derek Jeter, who’s retiring at the end of the season.

In other sports-cats news, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix hasn’t even played an NFL game yet, but the Green Bay Packers’ draft pick already inspired the most-memed kitten this year. Presenting Ha Ha Kitten-Dix:

Kitten-Dix is owned by the Van Groll family of Kaukauna, Wisc., TMJ 4 reports, adding the little guy isn’t the first cat in the household to earn its name from a Packer. The family’s last cat was named Jordy after Jordy Nelson.

Now, if only the Internet could figure out how to get cats involved in the World Cup…

Marissa Payne writes for The Early Lead, a fast-breaking sports blog, where she focuses on what she calls the “cultural anthropological” side of sports, aka “mostly the fun stuff.” She is also an avid WWE fan.

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