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Category: Ads for Uniforms

Ghosts of Christmas Ads Past

The December issue of Boys’ Life, along with the Sears Christmas Wishbook, formed the basis for any serious Christmas List preparation

Are Some Uni Ads ‘Better’ Than Others?

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Good Sunday morning, Uni Watch readers! Spring starts today (at 11:33 EDT in fact), which means our founder’s birthday is tomorrow (more on that below). …

NHL Will Allow Jersey Ads Beginning with the 2022-23 Season

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from the site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul may …

Could We See Ads on College Football Unis this Fall?

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Greetings and Good Saturday Morning, Uni Watch readers. I hope everyone had a good week and (for most of us in the northern hemisphere) you’re …

Let’s Look at Some Vintage Uniform Ads

For all images, click to enlarge I’ve written a fair amount over the years about uniform catalogs, but I haven’t written so much about single-page uniform ads that have run …

Australian Open 2020 – Fire Down Undah

By Phil Hecken, with Brinke Guthrie Follow @PhilHecken The Australian Open — Tennis’ first “major” of the year — is set to begin this Monday (in Australia), but due to …

And So…It Begins

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Yesterday, the Cincinnati Reds became the first team to announce a new uniform (jersey, actually) for the 2020 season. They like to claim they’re the …

Grizzlies Unveil New Unis, Logo, Court & Advertiser

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul is still …

Bucks Unveil First-Ever Throwback Uniform with an Ad Patch

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site (although he’s still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally), and Phil is …

‘And So It Begins’

Click to enlarge By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken The big, and pretty much entirely expected news yesterday was the announcement by the NBA that the league will begin selling jersey …

adidas Wins NHL Uni Contract: 3 Stripes & Ads Coming?

Concept by Ross Taylor By Phil Hecken The big uniform news yesterday wasn’t the unveiling of another college football uniform, or a jersey snafu, or any of the usual mid-August …

Ads Gone Bad: Worst Soccer Sponsorships

By Phil Hecken Back when I put out the “call” for readers to pitch stories for Paul’s month-long sabbatical, I got some excellent ones (and a few that won’t make …

In Soviet Russia, Uniform Wears You!

I like to look for old uniforms on eBay, so I do lots of searches for “vintage football uniform” and “wool baseball jersey” and so on. I also search on …