Sunday Morning Uni Watch

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The Ohio Bobcats had a neat throwback uniform yesterday against U-Mass, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the 1968 MAC championship team. The funny thing is, while my OCD loves the symmetry of the helmet logo — the Uni Watcher in me hates that it’s annoyingly . . . → Read More: Sunday Morning Uni Watch

Painting Baseball, One Ballpark At A Time

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If the style of art above looks familiar to you, it should. It’s done by artist Andy Brown, whom I’ve featured on here a few times (including his 2018 Olympic art, and various baseball renderings). I’d hoped both to meet Andy (who was in town in mid-August . . . → Read More: Painting Baseball, One Ballpark At A Time

Hurricanes to Wear Whalers Throwbacks, and the NHL Season Preview

Big news yesterday out of Carolina, as the Hurricanes announced that they’ll be wearing Hartford Whalers throwbacks this season for the first time (but only for two games). I wrote about that, including some reaction from people in Hartford, in this ESPN piece, which was published yesterday afternoon.

Kudos to the ’Canes for posting . . . → Read More: Hurricanes to Wear Whalers Throwbacks, and the NHL Season Preview

My Very Old Mail Chute

As most of you know, I sold off a ton of stuff when I moved last month. One thing I said at the time was, “A nice thing about getting rid of old stuff is that you’re making room for new stuff.” I’ve put that concept into action over the past few days, so . . . → Read More: My Very Own Mail Chute