Mike Schmidt? Hammerin’ Hank? The Homerun King?

@UniWatch @PhilHecken Celebrating '82 tonight. The year Schmidt didn't have his jersey on baseball card picture day. pic.twitter.com/4zLZdBgZLL

— Frank McGuigan (@FrankMcGuigan) July 15, 2017

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through Aug. 25, although Paul is . . . → Read More: Mike Schmidt? Hammerin’ Hank? The Homerun King?

Well, That Didn’t Take Long

The news of former college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian’s death had barely hit the wires yesterday when the schools where he coached released the memorial patches that they’ll be wearing in his honor. The one with the shark fin will be worn by UNLV, where Tarkanian coached from 1973 through 1992, and the other . . . → Read More: Well, That Didn’t Take Long

In the Clover: The Mighty Quinn

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Pat Quinn, who passed away on Sunday, had the distinction of being a coach/GM for two different teams, both of which announced yesterday that they’ll be memorializing him on their uniforms. The Maple Leafs will be wearing a jersey patch, but only for their next two games . . . → Read More: In the Clover: The Mighty Quinn

Does Your Favorite NFL Team’s Coach Lean Right or Left?

Just when you thought you’d analyzed every conceivable visual aspect of the NFL, along comes reader Omar Jalife, who’s identified a fascinating detail that’s more interesting than you might initially assume.

Here’s what Omar’s noticed: Of the 32 NFL head coaches, only 11 of them — about one-third — wear their headset microphones on . . . → Read More: Does Your Favorite NFL Team’s Coach Lean Right or Left?