Weird happenings involving Cubs second baseman Todd Walker during Friday’s Cubs/Cardinals game. He was wearing his usual No. 7 when he doubled in the bottom of the 4th, and he was also wearing No. 7 during the top of the 5th (that’s him in the lower-right corner of this shot — it’s tough to . . . → Read More: Garden State (Or: Seven the Hard Way)
I’ve periodically mentioned when I’ve acquired new additions to my collection of old uniform catalogs, and several readers have asked to see more of them. So today we’ll take a little stroll through the stacks of the Uni Watch Library.
Some quick background: I generally prefer catalogs from the 1950s or older, for three . . . → Read More: Cool Cat(alog)s
It’s becoming increasingly clear that Tsuyoshi Shinjo is going to need his own wing in the Uni Watch Museum of Athletics Aesthetics. As we’ve already discussed over the past few months, his farewell tour in Japan has seen him wearing collared undershirts, checkered wristbands, and the opposing team’s uniform. But he really outdid himself . . . → Read More: New Clear Days
The spirit of Uni Watch was alive and well in Major League Baseball broadcast booths two nights ago, as several announcers turned their attention away from the play-by-play and toward weightier uni-related matters. It started in Denver, where Rockies broadcasters Drew Goodman and George Frazier engaged in the following bit of chatter about Anthony . . . → Read More: Broadcasters Ignore Game, Finally Focus on Unis