Sunday Morning Uni Watch

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By Phil Hecken

Shiny things.

I’m not usually a fan of chrome domes, but you’ll notice on the left side of the helmet there is the phrase, “Battle Born” and on the front bumper the number 1874. That’s not just a number, it’s a date.

According to the Wolf Pack Blog:

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Vancouver Baseball - Treasures Uncovered by BSmile

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By Phil Hecken

I have a very special post for you all today, and as you can tell (I hope) from the splash photo, it deals with olde-tyme sporting — specifically, baseball in Vancouver from the early part of the 20th Century. A week ago, Bruce Menard, who posts as “BSmile,” approached . . . → Read More: Vancouver Baseball – Treasures Uncovered by BSmile

The Latest Development in Football Helmet Technology

On Wednesday evening I attended a media event organized by Riddell, to promote their latest helmet safety product, which is called InSite. Didn’t have enough time to write about it for yesterday’s post, so I wanted to bring you up to speed today.

The InSite system is a series of sensors connected by a coating . . . → Read More: The Latest Development in Football Helmet Technology

Uni-Related Observations from Game One of the World Series

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Yesterday I Ticker-linked to an article that said, “If a player wants to keep wearing the same hat he wore in the playoffs, either because it fits right or brings good luck, New Era will remove the Postseason patch from the side and replace it with the . . . → Read More: Uni-Related Observations from Game One of the World Series