Brian Wilson's Spandex Tuxedo Sparks Twitter Reaction

Jonah Hill and others weigh in on the San Francisco Giants pitcher's ESPY Awards outfit.
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San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson showed up at Wednesday night's ESPY Awards dressed in nothing less than a spandex tuxedo.

The outfit was completed by an orange bowtie and socks, black-and-white high-tops, white gloves and cane.

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The unusual getup sparked instant reaction on Twitter. Among the tweets:

Jonah Hill, who shared a photo of himself and Wilson: "And of course, Bryan Wilson and myself."

Doug Abeles, producer-writer for Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update: "Giants pitcher Brian Wilson looks like a polaroid negative of Frederick Douglass."

ESPN's Michael Wilbon: "Brian Wilson in a spandex tux? What?"

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ESPN's Stephania Bell: "Craziest outfit on red carpet belongs to none other than #SFGiants closer Brian Wilson rockin' the tux unitard..."

ESPN's Josh Krulewitz: "Best outfit at espys by far #giants brian Wilson"

Heather Zeller: "Brian Wilson's outfit actually takes the focus off of his beard. Didn't think that was possible." (Wilson is known as "The Beard" for his voluminous facial hair.)

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Chris Dimino: "its beyond official. giant reliever brian wilson is an idiot. dennis rodman wannabe. not "out there"...not entertaining...just a poser"

Seth Garland Hays: "Watching the espys and loving brian wilson's outfit, sorta looks like the penguin from batman."

Taylor Zastrow: "Brian Wilson is deffinatly the Lady Gaga of sports."

Seth Meyers hosted the ESPYs, which took place Wednesday night at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.