There are a number of functions that the typical baseball bracelets perform and it is usually the outlook of the wearer of the bracelets that define the role and aim of the bracelets.
Baseball bracelets as a good luck charm
With a good number of sports men, it is customary to hold certain superstitions about dressing and even the type of entrances to stadia, which most behold. It could in a good part be just bunkum, but to the observers of the practices it is more than that.
It is often past favorable experiences that would lead to the formation of superstitions. They can either be positive or negative as the case might be but they do follow certain patterns with most players.
There is a certain practice by cub league players to sport the lucky charms handed over by their mothers. It could have brought good luck to the baseball moms at some point in their lives and thus an effort is being made to find continuum to the charms. That this sort of charms do play any significant role is to be debated at length.
Bracelets as collectibles
With expensive jewelry that a good number of sports men use; they do come to be regarded as items for collections after some time. What would have been simple gestures and ornaments would with time gather value and acceptance in social circles as well.
The decorative bracelets
It is customary for baseball moms to sport some sort of jewelry at matches. This is considered essential in a lot of cultures as women folk should not be seen as ‘bare necked’, so to speak. Thus it became a social accepted requirement.
There are young rookie players that use decorative bracelets. In certain tribes of the world it is necessary that the young men wear armlets or bracelets.
There are a number of beliefs including mainstream religions that use bracelets to enforce a faith or just as a sign of reassurance. The bracelets could have an enormous impact on the mental aspect to a large number of players and the authorities have taken this into cognizance to permit the practice as long as it did not trespass on others’ activities.
There are indeed a number of items although it could not be as bracelets that a number of seasoned players use. The more subtle use of religion is always seen as acceptable in society.
Do talismans help?
On the surface as long as a practice did not impinch on another’s’ freedom to play comfortably it could be condoned. But there would be extreme of cases when the powers that be need to be stern in putting the game above practices.
At most bracelets and such talismans do give a certain amount of confidence boost to the players sporting it and can make a big difference only to the players sporting them. The power of an inspired mind is never to be completely ignored and the value of bracelets must be seen as such.