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MLB Releases 2022 All-Star Game Caps*

For all photos, click to enlarge The MLB All-Star Game will take place in Los Angeles on July 19 — three weeks from today. As you may recall, last year …

Tigers Honor School Shooting Victims with Handwritten Cap Inscriptions

Photo by Raj Mehta, USA Today Sports; for all pics, click to enlarge Interesting development last night in Detroit, as the Tigers held “Oxford Night” in support of the town …

Royals’ City Connect Cap Leaks via Online Retailer

Click to enlarge The next MLB team to unveil a CC uni will be the Royals (their CC design is set to make its on-field debut on April 30). Although …

Photoshop Follies: ESPN Scrambles to Fix Faulty Scherzer Image

A few months ago I wrote that I’ve always loved watching Max Scherzer pitch, so of course I was happy when the news broke yesterday about him signing with the …

A Uni Watch Look at Bill Virdon

For all photos, click to enlarge Former MLBer Bill Virdon, who was Rookie of the Year as a player and a two-time Manager of the Year as a skipper, died …

Chris Diamond’s Amazing Helmet Maps

[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 …

Some Stellar Cap Concepts from OC Osprey Designs

[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 …

A Uni Watch Look at Dick Tidrow

Click to enlarge Former MLB pitcher Dick Tidrow, who had a 13-year career in the 1970s and ’80s — including stints with both Chicago teams and both New York teams! …

Mystery Solved: The Jed Lowrie/Aaron Nola Connection

Click to enlarge Notice anything unusual about this photo of A’s infielders (from left) Matt Chapman, Jed Lowrie, and Elvis Andrus celebrating their victory over the Rockies on April 10? …

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 …

Aaron Nola’s Cap Odyssey Gets Even Odder

The strange saga of Aaron Nola’s red cap has just gotten even stranger. In case you missed it when I first wrote about it three weeks ago (or just need …

Aaron Nola’s Excellent Cap Adventure

Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola started last night’s Phils/Marlins game in Miami. Judging from the screen shot shown above, you might think nothing was amiss with his uniform — and that’s …

The Famous Disappearing Red Sox Cap of 1974

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a very special guest column from none other than Keith Olbermann, sports journalist and commentator, who has written a special piece for Uni Watch detailing …

Talking MLB Player Caps with Aced Out Prexy Steve Adler

I don’t usually write about retail merch, but I recently learned about a company called Aced Out that has an intriguing niche: They have a license from the MLB Players …

C’mon, Blue: Ump Uniform Oddities Continue to Pile Up

For all images, click to enlarge Good morning and welcome back to Ump Watch (now revised from the longer and clunkier Ump Patch Watch), where we continue to obsessively document …