New Website Aims to Be the Last Word on Helmet History

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By now, most of you folks are probably familiar with the major uniform history online databases — Dressed to the Nines for MLB, for the NHL, the Gridiron Uniform Database for pro football, and so on.

Another football resource is The Helmet Project, which documents […]

A Uni Watch Look at the 1972 Liberty Bowl

Longtime reader/pal Jim Vilk was recently watching the 1972 Liberty Bowl on YouTube and noticed that the game featured an unusually large number of uni-notable details (plus it was a good-looking uni matchup), so we’re going to take a look at that today. You can see the first part of the broadcast embedded above, […]

Army/Navy 2020 — It’s *Not* The Only Game In Town

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Every College Football season, I look forward to many games, but three always stand out — THE Game #1 (Harvard/Yale); THE Game #2 (Ohio State/Michigan); and Army/Navy. Unfortunately, COVID-19 (and 2020 in general) have upended our lives in many horrible, awful ways…so missing a few football games, […]

Crimson, Camo, and Pass the Ammo

Nearly seven months ago, when the pandemic shutdown was still in its early phases, I wondered aloud if the pandemic might make the sports world and the uni-verse re-evaluate which types of heroes are honored on uniforms. And then a few weeks ago, in my treatise on virtue signaling, I noted that the pandemic […]