Snapping Back to the Script Snapback

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You guys will recall that during the month of August I handled the weekday postings, and as I generally do during that month, I try to work with readers who have interesting ideas for topics — usually I’m able to get to every single . . . → Read More: Snapping Back to the Script Snapback

Lakewood Will Change Their Name To The Jersey Shore Pork Rolls For One Game

By John Ekdahl

For those unaware, there is a bit of a long-running argument between regions of New Jersey about the correct name for the sliced processed pork product found in every breakfast joint in the Garden State. In the south and central areas of the state, the name “pork roll” is preferred. In . . . → Read More: Lakewood Will Change Their Name To The Jersey Shore Pork Rolls For One Game

Organ Grinder

On the Fourth of July, as I was walking to the corner gas station to get some ice for the party I was hosting that afternoon, I saw that someone on my block had put some discarded LPs out on the sidewalk for anyone to take. There’s nothing particularly unusual about that — people on . . . → Read More: Organ Grinder

What Was the Deal with the Mets’ 1986 World Series Caps?

Bear with me here, because today’s entry is going to take a minute to explain.

Here’s the deal: MLB caps these days normally have black underbrims. But when the Mets wore their 1986 throwbacks last season, they wore throwback caps with era-appropriate blue squatchees (instead of the current orange) and grey underbrims, as shown . . . → Read More: What Was the Deal with the Mets’ 1986 World Series Caps?