The Story Behind the ‘Mistaken for MAGA’ Article

As you may recall, last month I asked if any of you had stopped wearing your favorite red team ballcaps because you didn’t want them to be mistaken for “Make America Great Again” caps. I’ve now written an article about this phenomenon for the New York Times “Styles” section. It was faaaascinating to work . . . → Read More: The Story Behind the ‘Mistaken for MAGA’ Article

Orel Hershiser: Man of Many Uni Quirks

Reader JaceSon P. Barrus recently brought to my attention a discussion that took place in the Dodgers broadcast booth on July 6 between play-by-play man Joe Davis and color analyst Orel Hershiser (shown above during his final MLB season, 2000). Here’s the transcript:

Joe Davis: Did you ever deal with tipping [your pitches]?

Orel . . . → Read More: Orel Hershiser: Man of Many Uni Quirks

Oops: Twins Get Stuck With Wrong Logos on Caps

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If you asked most baseball fans — maybe even most Uni Watch readers — I’m fairly certain they could not identify the American League and National League logos. Indeed, Major League Baseball has done its best over the past two decades to diminish or even eliminate the . . . → Read More: Oops: Twins Get Stuck With Wrong Logos on Caps

I’ve Been Everywhere, Man: The Many Caps of Edwin Jackson

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Pitcher Edwin Jackson, the player who puts the “journey” in “journeyman,” made his Blue Jays debut last night, starting and going five innings. In so doing, he set an MLB record by appearing with his 14th franchise (and moving ahead of reliever Octavio Dotel, who played for . . . → Read More: I’ve Been Everywhere, Man: The Many Caps of Edwin Jackson