English Soccer Team Joins Cross-Sport Numbering System

[Deputy Editor’s Note: With Paul now on his August blog-cation a couple days early, today we have a lede from our own Jamie Rathjen, who takes a look at cross-sport numbering systems. I’ll begin my August run starting tomorrow. — PH]

Last week, a fan of English soccer team Bradford City wrote a column . . . → Read More: English Soccer Team Joins Cross-Sport Numbering System

The Okkonen Files, Vol. 5: Various Reader Interactions

Welcome to the latest installment of the Okkonen files, as we continue to examine the work and legacy of pioneering baseball uniform researcher Marc Okkonen, who died in late May.

We have Okkonen-related items today from three people, beginning with Uni Watch reader Ethan Lewis, who writes:

I bought a copy of Okkonen’s Baseball . . . → Read More: The Okkonen Files, Vol. 5: Various Reader Interactions

Reds’ Giant NOBs Make Season Debut on 1967 Throwbacks

[Deputy Editor’s Note: With Paul now on his August blog-cation a couple days early, today we have a lede from our own Alex Hider, who has all the deets on yesterday’s Reds throwback. — PH]

Reds 1967 Throwbacks By Alex Hider

The Reds dressed in their 10th throwback uniform of the season yesterday — the . . . → Read More: Reds’ Giant NOBs Make Season Debut on 1967 Throwbacks

Phils Saturday Night Specials: Shoulda Stayed 'One and Done'

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

In what was, at least to me, one of the most eagerly awaited throwback games of the year (maybe even the decade), last evening the Philadelphia Phillies threwback to their infamous, one-and-done, “Saturday Night Special” uniforms, worn for only one game in 1979. You know the unis…the . . . → Read More: Phils Saturday Night Specials: Shoulda Stayed ‘One and Done’