Your Gainesville Game Day Stories

Your Gainesville Game Day Stories

GAINESVILLE, Florida—

“The Swamp, that’s got a nice ring to it," the Head Ball Coach said and so it was.

Early in the morning and it is still hot & muggy from the night before, excruciating by midday and an oven by kickoff in The Swamp. Food is pre-cooked from the comfort of air-conditioned kitchens and ice is packed by the 20-pound bag. RVs have been loaded up and lined up all week waiting for game day to begin, and so have you.

It is palm trees & sunshine Florida, except old Florida is a more humid & stickier country, more orange & bluer, no ocean, no beach, no breeze, only relentless heat waves rippling off miles of shut-down roads, open fields and brick walkways. 

Thick Spanish moss dangling from colossal oak trees is the only refuge from the oppressive heat and rain forest humidity. But inside the stadium, topping 125 degrees on the field, there is no escape. Who gets out alive?

Your Gainesville game day stories are the inspiration for Mayor’s new Saturdays in The Swamp performance polo illustrated by local Gainesville artist Ashley Gillen:

 

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Mayor clothing is breathable, drapes softly over your body in a flattering silhouette and comfortably fits true to size.

Feel the perfect fit of Mayor’s classic clothing designs by following our simple size guides below:

Mayor Button-Down
Neck Chest Waist
X-Small 14-15.5" 36-38" 26-30"
Small 15.5-16" 38-40" 29-33"
Medium 16-16.5" 40-42" 31-35"
Large 16.5-17" 42-44" 33-36"
X-Large 17-18.5" 44-46" 35-38"
XX-Large 18.5-19" 46-48" 38-42"
 
Mayor Performance Polo
Neck
Chest
Waist
Sleeve
X-Small
13.5-14"
32-35"
25-28"
32-33"
Small
14.5-15"
36-39"
29-32"
33-34"
Medium
15.5-16"
40-42"
33-35"
34-35"
Large
16.5-17"
43-45"
36-38"
35-36"
X-Large
17.5-18"
46-48"
39-42"
36-37"
XX-Large
18.5-19"
49-52"
43-45"
37-38"
  
Mayor Quarter-Zip
Neck Chest Waist Sleeve
X-Small 14-15" 36-39" 25-28" 32.5-33.5"
Small 15.5-16" 40-42" 29-31" 33.5-34.5"
Medium 16.5-17" 43-45" 32-34" 34.5-35.5"
Large 17.5-18" 46-48" 35-37" 35.5-36.5"
X-Large 18.5-19" 49-51" 38-41" 36.5-37.5"
XX-Large 19.5-20.5 52-55" 42-44" 37.5-38-5"
  
Mayor Crewneck Sweater by Comfort Colors®
Chest Body Length Body Width
Small 34-36" 27.5" 22"
Medium 38-40" 28.5" 23.5"
Large 42-44" 29.5" 25"
X-Large 46-48" 30.5" 26.5"
XX-Large 50-52" 31.5" 28"
XXX-Large 54-56" 32.5" 29.5"

 

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