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Clothing company Mitchell & Ness, best known for its retro uniforms, has compiled the data on the top-selling throwback jerseys in every state for 2015. Your new champion, at least by number of states? Larry Bird, shoving out Kobe Bryant from last year’s top spot.

See the full-resolution map here, and click through to Mitchell & Ness’s site for a breakdown of the country’s favorites, including the changes from last year.


Some notable moves:

  • Larry Bird upsets Kobe Bryant, five states to four, but Bryant remains the company’s top-selling jersey overall.
  • New to the list this year: Reggie White, Cris Carter, Allen Iverson, Rickey Henderson, and Nolan Ryan.
  • Absent this year: Mickey Mantle, Lou Gehrig, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, Johnny Unitas, Roger Staubach, and Randall Cunningham.

[Mitchell & Ness]

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