Leigh High School Design Contest Results

Three weeks ago I announced a design contest to create new uniforms for the Leigh High School Longhorns girls’ basketball team in San Jose. Today we’re ready to announce the winner.

“This was a tough decision,” says Bobby Williams, the team’s coach, who commissioned the contest. “We received over 30 entries. I wanted to let . . . → Read More: Leigh High School Design Contest Results

Dodgers Rookie Has Dirty-Uni Night for the Ages

There was an amusing incident on the fourth pitch of last night’s Mets/Dodgers game, as Dodgers rookie first baseman Matt Beaty fell into the stands while attempting to catch a foul pop and apparently had a run-in with fan’s Dodger dog (or maybe some nachos), because he emerged with uniform pants covered in mustard . . . → Read More: Dodgers Rookie Has Dirty-Uni Night for the Ages

Marc Okkonen: 1933–2019

I woke up this morning to an email from Phil, who informed me that Marc Okkonen died on Monday. He was the author of several books, most notably Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century, whose uniform mock-ups later became the basis for the Baseball Hall of Fame’s “Dressed to the Nines” uniform database. According . . . → Read More: Marc Okkonen: 1933–2019

Some Uni Watch Thoughts on Bill Buckner’s Passing

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Bill Buckner died yesterday. He wore several classic uniforms during his career (including the Cubs’ beautiful reverse-pinstriped road uniform, shown above), but of course he’ll always be remembered for making one of the more famous errors in baseball history during the 1986 World Series, when he played . . . → Read More: Some Uni Watch Thoughts on Bill Buckner’s Passing