Wild Card Report Card

I think we can all agree that this year’s MLB Postseason patch looks like shite. (For that matter, I hope most of us can also agree that the very idea of a postseason patch is unnecessary and that they should just stick to World Series patches.) But A’s pitcher Fernando Rodney somehow found a . . . → Read More: Wild Card Report Card

Underappreciated Uni Element Featured for First Time on Cap

The egg timer at the New Era offices — the one that rings every few weeks to remind them it’s time to feed the retail beast by cranking out another line of “lifestyle” caps that nobody really needs — apparently went off recently, because yesterday they launched a new series of NFL team caps called . . . → Read More: Underappreciated Uni Element Featured for First Time on Cap

Lots of Founding-Year Glitches in NBA Draft Caps

The NBA draft takes place tonight which means we’ll be seeing lots of NBA draft caps. Normally, I don’t care about draft caps, which are basically just a pointless merchandise category, but reader David R., who prefers not to use his full name, has identified an interesting inconsistency in this latest crop of NBA . . . → Read More: Lots of Founding-Year Glitches in NBA Draft Caps

MLB Removes Historically Inaccurate Quote from July 4th Caps

Interesting MLB development yesterday, as follows: As you may recall, when this season’s holiday merch — er, uniform designs — were announced back in March, the Independence Day caps had “We the People” printed on the underbrims. As I pointed out at the time, that’s bad civics and bad history, because Independence Day celebrates . . . → Read More: MLB Removes Historically Inaccurate Quote from July 4th Caps