Celebrate Your Sports Team's Cinderella Story

Disney's upcoming release of the live-action movie, Cinderella, has everyone feeling like a kid again. While the classic story is about romance and destiny between a unlikely pair, the legend of Cinderella can be found in an equally unlikely arena -- sports. Instances when teams achieve an unexpected level of success are referred to as "Cinderella stories" and this phenomenon is one of the most exciting things about sports. As the story goes, anyone can have a fairy tale ending.

There are numerous Cinderella stories throughout sports history and if your favorite team has been lucky enough to have one, now is the perfect time to celebrate it! Capture some of that eternal magic with items fit for a modern-day Cinderella sports fan:


Cinderella Story: 
The 2004 Boston Red Sox ended an 86-year World Series drought (aka Curse of the Bambino).


Boston Red Sox MLB Sparkle Hat
Boston Red Sox MLB Sparkle Hat


Cinderella Story:
The 2007 Boise State Broncos came out of nowhere and defeated the highly favored
Oklahoma Sooners in the Fiesta Bowl.


Boise State Broncos NCAA Gameday Flats
Boise State Broncos NCAA Gameday Flats


Cinderella Story:
Quarterback Joe Namath led the 1968 New York Jets to a shocking victory in Super Bowl III.


New York Jets NFL Princess Tiara & Wand Set
New York Jets NFL Princess Tiara & Wand Set


Cinderella Story: 
Although the 1995 Houston Rockets had just come off a championship and eventually earned their second consecutive title, they were the struggling underdog all season.


Houston Rockets NBA Heart Watch
Houston Rockets NBA Heart Watch


Cinderella Story:
The 2012 Los Angeles Kings are the first eighth seed  in a conference to win a Stanley Cup in NHL history.


Los Angeles Kings NFL High Heel Shoe Bottle Opener
Los Angeles Kings NHL
High Heel Shoe Bottle Opener


What's your favorite Cinderella story for a sports team?

XO,

The Style Ref

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