It’s fairly easy for 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh to get dressed for work, since he always wears the same thing.
But when his footwear failed to keep him upright during a scuffle, he had to make an adjustment.
He still wears the same khakis and black pullover, with the same red pen on a lanyard, but Harbaugh has started wearing cleats on game-days, after he slipped while trying to break up a fight during a game against the Titans earlier this year.
“The first thing that prompted it was that scuffle I was trying to break up in Tennessee,” Harbaugh said, via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. “I had no traction.
So being the creature of habit he is, he wore them the following week in London.
But then after returning to the United States, he wore his regular shoes in games against the Panthers and Saints. Losing both caused him to go back to cleats.
“I’ve been wearing the cleats because we’ve won every time I’ve worn the cleats,” he said. “So there was a time I was superstitious about not being superstitious. Now, I’m suddenly superstitious a little bit.”
You don’t say, Jim.