Book: Garish A’s Uniform Led to All-Star Snub

I’ve written a lot this year about the 1963 Kansas City A’s — the team that introduced the franchise’s now-familiar green/gold color scheme. (To see the posts I’m referring to, look here, here, here, here, and here.)

Now we have yet another entry about the ’63 A’s. It comes from longtime reader/contributor Ferdinand Cesarano, . . . → Read More: Book: Garish A’s Uniform Led to All-Star Snub

A Uni Watch Look at the 2018 MLB All-Star Game

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We all know that the Giants’ home “whites” aren’t actually white — they’re cream, or off-white, or vintage white, or whatever. Been that way since 2000. But in last night’s MLB All-Star Game, the Giants’ unis (as seen above worn by infielder Brandon Crawford) looked, well, creamier . . . → Read More: A Uni Watch Look at the 2018 MLB All-Star Game

Home Run Derby Unis Surprising, All-Star Unis Confusing

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I don’t care even one teeny bit about the Home Run Derby, but it is kinda interesting that they had the participants wear their regular team jerseys instead of the All-Star BP jerseys last night — a major departure from the longstanding protocol, and apparently the first . . . → Read More: Home Run Derby Unis Surprising, All-Star Unis Confusing

Remembering The Mid-Summer Classic's Classic Past

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This Tuesday, in Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be the played. It’s the 89th All Star Game, and the “first” to be hosted by the Washington Nationals (Washington D.C. has played host to several other All . . . → Read More: Remembering The Mid-Summer Classic’s Classic Past