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Of Pence and Pants

Astros phenom Hunter Pence made his big league debut on Saturday night and drew immediate attention from readers John Ryan and Kevin Gee, both of whom noted that Pence wears only one batting glove. As you can see in the photo at right, Pence also takes pains to hike up his pants, which led . . . → Read More: Of Pence and Pants

Sunday Open Thread

Am I the only one bored to tears by the “No. 1 jersey” ritual? It’s essentially the same damn photo again and again — so scripted, so predictable. Zzzzzzzz.

Saturday Open Thread

Oregon State unveiled their new football uniforms yesterday and they are, um, interesting. According to the FAQ section about the new uniforms on the university’s web site, current players who were shown the uniform during the design process “overwhelmingly approved.” Perhaps their proximity to another Oregon school has clouded their judgment of what makes . . . → Read More: Saturday Open Thread

And You Thought the Cool-Flo Looked Weird

The e-mails started coming in on Tuesday evening — not a ton of them, but a steady trickle, all from readers who said something like this: “I’m watching the Georgia vs. Georgia Tech baseball game, and Tech is wearing some seriously weird-ass batting helmets.”

I couldn’t find the game on TV (apparently it was . . . → Read More: And You Thought the Cool-Flo Looked Weird