Presidential Primaries

When Gerald Ford died last winter, I wrote a blog entry about U.S. presidents wearing various sports uniforms. But it turns out, unsurprisingly, that there are lots of additional photos that I didn’t find. That news recently came my way from Satin Piping-level member Karen Hibbitt, who works at the National Archives, where they’re . . . → Read More: Presidential Primaries

Cap Day

We have a lot to cover today, boys and girls, beginning with the Capitals’ uniform unveiling, which took place on Friday evening. Although I couldn’t make it down for the event, Uni Watch was nonetheless in the house, in the person of DC-area reader Mike Forgy, a longtime Caps season ticket holder who was . . . → Read More: Cap Day

Sunday Open Thread

Apparently this fan, seen getting the new Capitals’ logo tattooed on his neck during a draft party at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex, doesn’t agree with Paul about the pointed p or the height of the lower case i in the design. –Vince

Saturday Open Thread

The Padres wore their 1982 throwbacks last night in honor of Tony Gwynn’s major league debut. As goofy as they look, I’m a huge fan.

Some minor observations: Maddux’s stirrups aren’t perfect, but they’ll do. And Michael Barrett’s catcher’s mask looks a little out of place against the 1982 threads.

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