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Saturday Open Thread

The Giants are wearing small black patches bearing the phrase “Beck 47” in honor of former Giants pitcher Rod Beck, who passed away last week at the age of 38. Closer view here. —Vince

Just My ’Type

Wednesday’s comments section featured a really great discussion about a 1981 contest sponsored by the White Sox, who invited fans to submit design proposals for the team’s 1982 uniforms. Some of these ideas were produced as prototypes and modeled. That led to further discussion of other MLB prototypes that were produced but never made . . . → Read More: Just My ’Type

Quick Change Artist

New ESPN column today — here’s the link. Plus I also have a review of last night’s No Mas event on today’s Page 2 index page.

Meanwhile: Great little uniform-related episode in the 4th inning of Tuesday night’s Cubs/Rockies game, when Chicago pitcher Ted Lilly was due to bat but was momentarily AWOL, leading . . . → Read More: Quick Change Artist

History Channeled

New ESPN column today. I’ll add the link when it goes live. tomorrow.

Meanwhile: Great time last night, as Uni Watch auction consultant David Brown and I headed up to the Museum of the City of New York, where we attended the opening reception for Glory Days, an exhibit devoted to New York City . . . → Read More: History Channeled