Or as Robert Marshall Calls It, the Holiest of Holies

Whatever else you can say about MLB’s rejiggered schedule and the way it has affected Opening Day (weird to be starting on a Thursday, sucks that the Reds don’t have the first game, blah-blah-blah), at least the first pitch of the season will be thrown on a weekday afternoon, not on a Sunday night. . . . → Read More: Or as Robert Marshall Calls It, the Holiest of Holies

It's Not Far, Not Hard to Reach: Beach Blanket Bingo, Queens Edition

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from reader Keith Goggin, about the unusual jersey pictured above. Enjoy. ”” PL]

By Keith Goggin

Paul’s article about the creation of the beach blanket White Sox uni brought back some memories about a jersey I once wore. I had to dig through an old bin . . . → Read More: It’s Not Far, Not Hard to Reach: Beach Blanket Bingo, Queens Edition

Closet Case, Vol. 5: Did This Bakery Specialize in Red Velvet Devil's Food Cake?

What’s the only thing better than a birthday? An extended birthday. That’s what I got to enjoy yesterday evening as I came home from a few games of bowling and found the jersey you see above waiting for me, courtesy of a certain very thoughtful bench coach. Pretty swell, no? It’s cotton flannel, with . . . → Read More: Closet Case, Vol. 5: Did This Bakery Specialize in Red Velvet Devil’s Food Cake?

The Original Met

Our story so far: Last Thursday I Ticker-linked to this article, which stated that Rays coach Don Zimmer “was the first player to try on a Mets uniform.” On Friday I figured out that the source for that claim was Zim’s official Rays bio, which states, “Was the first player to try on a . . . → Read More: The Original Met