Got a package a few weeks ago from reader Steve Russell, who wrote:
Back in May of 1991, my father took me to Raleigh, North Carolina, to see the Raleigh-Durham Skyhawks of the World League get smoked by the New York/New Jersey Knights. (The Skyhawks were winless in their only season.) Enclosed is the . . . → Read More: Blasts from a Defunct League’s Past
Last summer I wrote an ESPN column about the small but growing trend of MLB teams putting decals on their bat knobs. Now the man behind that trend — Pro Helmet Decals owner David Sulecki — has checked in with the latest developments on the bat knob front:
• The Indians will be going with . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Exclusive: Knob Job Update
Finally clearing out the last of my wire service backlog. Contributors for this batch include Mark Kluczynski, Mike Hersh, Jerry Wolper, Bill Henderson, Brendan Slattery, Bruce Menard, Warren Humphries, and Mark Peterson. Thanks, guys!
• Turns out you can come up with a uni design that evokes the Maryland flag but doesn’t look like . . . → Read More: There’s No Service Like Wire Service, Vol. 39
[Editor’s Note: Instead of Phil’s usual Sunday grab bag, we have something special for you today. With the NASCAR season kicking off with today’s Daytona 500, reader Jory Fleischauer has guest-written a heroically thorough (read: really long) breakdown of the upcoming season. Phil will have Benchies & Uni Concepts following this article. Enjoy.]
By . . . → Read More: Because There’s More Happening Today Than Just the Oscars and the NBA All-Star Game