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 popping up here occasionally.]

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Uni Watch Show and Tell: A 1948 Uniform Catalog

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It’s been a while since I scored a good vintage uniform catalog. This one — a 1948 edition from Brill Uniforms, a Milwaukee operation I’d never heard of before — is just a single sheet folded in half, but it’s still a doozy. Let’s […]

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 the “Publish” button in the top of the eighth). As we knew would be the case, both teams are wearing advertising sleeve patches — […]

Buckling Up in the Bronx

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In Saturday’s Ticker, which was compiled by Phil, reader Jimmy Lonetti noticed that Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka appeared to be wearing a larger-than-usual belt buckle in a recent ESPN The Mag cover photo (shown above). That jogged a particular memory for me […]