Adventures of a Uniform Manager

by Phil Hecken

About a week ago I was approached by Uni Watch reader (and friend of Auburn uni-guru Clint Richardson) Thomas Northcutt, who had an idea for a story:

My name is Thomas Northcutt, and I just completed my freshman year at Auburn. I’m also a manager for the Men’s Basketball Team at . . . → Read More: Adventures of a Uniform Manager

R.I.P., Jerry Dior

Paul here, making a rare weekend appearance. Unfortunately, it’s to share some sad news, as word broke last night that Jerry Dior, the graphic designer who created Major League Baseball’s distinctive silhouetted batter logo in 1968, had passed away at the age of 82.

I first encountered Jerry in 2008, when he was fighting . . . → Read More: R.I.P., Jerry Dior

A Look at the Rickwood Classic

The Rickwood Classic took place two days ago. For the uninitiated, the Classic is a Double-A baseball game that takes place each year at Birmingham’s Rickwood Field, which opened in 1910 and is America’s oldest remaining ballpark. The two teams — one of which is always the Birmingham Barons — wear throwback uniforms honoring a . . . → Read More: A Look at the Rickwood Classic

NBA Releases Logos for 2016 All-Star Game

Next season’s NBA All-Star Game is being played in Toronto, and yesterday the league released the logo set for the game. The primary logo featuring Toronto’s CN Tower rendered in Raptors colors, is nice enough. And the secondary logo, showing a toque, is sensational — nicely done. The logo with the maple leaf will . . . → Read More: NBA Releases Logos for 2016 All-Star Game