A Uni Watch Look at Dick Tidrow

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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! — died a few days ago at the age of 74. He was never a star — more of a […]

Mystery Solved: The Jed Lowrie/Aaron Nola Connection

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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? Well, you’re a Uni Watch reader, so of course you spotted right away that Lowrie’s cap did not include the […]

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 caps, gloves, and belts (the umps are now literally uni-watchers!). But I didn’t know how long it would take for that to happen. Not […]

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 to refresh your memory): For nearly the first two months of the season, Nola’s red cap — the one the Phillies wear for home […]