I mentioned in yesterday’s Ticker that I wouldn’t be watching the Mets on Monday night because they were scheduled to wear their brutal camouflage uniforms (which are even worse this season because they’re now paired with the pinstriped pants). But I ended up flipping channels between the Rangers and the Mets, and it’s a . . . → Read More: Lifeâ€™s Goal Accomplished: Uni Watch Mentioned on Mets TV Broadcast
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The Jacksonville Suns — the Marlins’ Double-A affiliate — sent out this photo of their new road jersey yesterday. Looks like Wilson, the manufacturer, used a faux flannel fabric, similar to what we’ve previously seen from Under Armour. I wish Majestic would come up with something like . . . → Read More: Extra Texture (or at least the illusion thereof)
Big day yesterday for league specific apparel contracts in the uni-verse, beginning with the news that Adidas will not be renewing its uniform contract with the NBA when it expires following the 2016-17 season.
I’ve written an FAQ-style piece for ESPN that assesses the potential implications of this development. If you didn’t see it . . . → Read More: Adidas Leaves, Nike Stays Put
I was recently interviewed by a guy from the San Diego Chargers’ website, who was working on a story about the team’s uniforms. We talked about various aspects of Chargers uni history, and at one point he said, “Of course, we were the first football team to wear outlined uniform numbers. That’s why they’re . . . → Read More: A Possible New Addition to the Uni Watch Glossary