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Staten Island FerryHawks Roll Out ‘Storytelling’ Detail That Actually Works!

Click to enlarge As most of you know by now, I tend to take a pretty dim view of “storytelling” details in sports brand design. Most of them tend to …

Padres Ha-Seong Kim Adds Incredible Uni Modification

[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 …

Uni-Unusual: Phils Pitcher Bucks Trend with Uni Quirk

For all images click to enlarge Good morning! Hope everyone had a good weekend, as I did. Now then: Phillies pitcher Matt Moore has been in the big leagues since …

Pitchers Turn New Rule into Absurdist Uni-Related Theater

I knew that MLB’s new crackdown on pitchers using foreign substances had the potential to open up a whole new branch of Uni Watch content, because the rule focuses on …

A Deep Deep Dive Into MLB Belt Loops

[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 may be …

Uni Watch Show and Tell: A 1948 Uniform Catalog

For all photos, click to enlarge It’s been a while since I scored a good vintage uniform catalog. This one — a 1948 edition from Brill Uniforms, a Milwaukee operation …

A’s, Mariners Open 2019 MLB Season in Japan

At this very moment, the A’s and Mariners are playing their season-opening game in Tokyo (I woke up and started writing this in the top of the fifth, and pressed …

Buckling Up in the Bronx

For all of today’s photos, click to enlarge In Saturday’s Ticker, which was compiled by Phil, reader Jimmy Lonetti noticed that Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka appeared to be wearing a …

Putting the Buckle on the Rust Belt

During my recent trip to Cleveland, I stopped in to see my friend Steven Tatar, the man behind the very wonderful Ohio Knitting Mills brand. He always has lots of …

Buckle Up

[Editor’s Note: A few days ago I asked webmaster John Ekdahl, who’s much more golf-knowledgeable than I am, if he wanted to write something about the U.S. Open. I also …

Monday Morning Uni Watch

Relatively quiet day in the NFL yesterday, but there were still a few noteworthy items. To wit: • Joe Skiba had promised me that the Giants would wear their road …

In Which Manny Pacquiao and the Philippine President Both Pretend to Be Salivating Over Something That’s Actually Kinda Gross

I know, I know, cake designs often feature things we wouldn’t normally eat, like flowers and, um, well mostly flowers. Still, I can’t imagine the sight of a giant vinyl …

Monday Morning Uni Watch

I’m sure something stupider than the following statement will be uttered at some point this year. I just can’t imagine what it could be. Check this out: [T]he decision to …

Now Boy, Don’t Make Me Take Off My Belt

There was a uni-related sequence for the ages during last night’s Mariners/Rangers game in Arlington. With the Mariners trailing by a run in the top of the 9th, Kenji Johjima …

They Didn’t Call It Exhibition Stadium for Nothing

There was a classic moment during yesterday’s press conference to unveil the Blue Jays’ new road and alternate uniforms. It came when they trotted out old-timers Lloyd Moseby and John …