Gross: MiLB Adds Ad Patches for Triple-A Title Game

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Distressing news yesterday from Minor League Baseball, which announced that the two teams competing in tonight’s Triple-A Championship Game — the Columbus Clippers and the Sacramento River Cats — will be wearing advertising patches on their jerseys.

Man, does that look like shit or what? I considered giving it . . . → Read More: Gross: MiLB Adds Ad Patches for Triple-A Title Game

‘Save Our Shirts’ Campaign Removes Ads from UK Kits

I don’t follow soccer, so I don’t usually write about it either (and on the rare occasions that I do write about it, I almost invariably get something wrong or stumble into some sort of factual error), but there’s something going on in the UK that’s very interesting.

It began last Wednesday, when Huddersfield . . . → Read More: ‘Save Our Shirts’ Campaign Removes Ads from UK Kits

Say It Ain’t So: MLB Reportedly Eyes Ad Patches by 2022

Seriously depressing news yesterday, as Sports Business Journal’s Terry Lefton — a very reliable reporter — broke the story that MLB uniforms will likely have advertising patches within three years. That’s in addition to the Nike maker’s mark being added to the chest next season.

Lefton says chatter about MLB adding ad patches “was . . . → Read More: Say It Ain’t So: MLB Reportedly Eyes Ad Patches by 2022

Hot Dog! Jewish Softball Team Becomes Hebrew Nationals

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I recently received an email from a guy named Dan Skinner, who explained that he was (a) a longtime Uni Watch reader and (b) the brand communications manager for Hebrew National hot dogs. He said an all-Jewish softball team that plays in a church . . . → Read More: Hot Dog! Jewish Softball Team Becomes Hebrew Nationals