Talking Hyphenated Jersey Names with Mariners Prospect Dom Thompson-Williams

Lots of people have noticed Mariners prospect Dom Thompson-Williams, who’s been wearing “T-Williams” on his back this spring. We’ve mentioned him in the Ticker, but today we’re going to take a more in-depth look.

Let’s start with some preliminary info:

• Thompson-Williams has never played above Single-A and is not on the M’s . . . → Read More: Talking Jersey Names with Mariners Prospect Dom Thompson-Williams

A Prince Among Devils

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Some surprising people out there are Uni Watch readers. One of them is New Jersey Devils P.A. announcer Kevin Clark, who’s been emailing me with tips, contributions, and off-the-record insider info for many years now. But we had never met in person until two nights ago, . . . → Read More: A Prince Among Devils

MLB Continues Tradition of Uni Ads for Games in Japan

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MLB announced yesterday that the A’s will wear an MGM Resorts advertising patch on their right sleeve for the season-opening series against the Mariners on March 20 and 21. According to this Forbes piece, the Mariners are expected to have a different ad patch for that series, . . . → Read More: MLB Continues Tradition of Uni Ads for Games in Japan

What Do We Think of Jersey Trading Cards?

I’ve been writing about uniforms for nearly 20 years now, and there’s a fairly big elephant in the room that I’ve never written about or probably even mentioned: jersey trading cards, which are the cards that come with a little swatch of a game-used jersey, like the Alfonso Soriano card shown above.

I don’t . . . → Read More: What Do We Think of Jersey Trading Cards?