Sleeping Through Uni Watch 101: The Browns’ Orange Shoes

There are lots of stories out there that have essentially become Uni Watch 101. The Nats’ “Natinals” typo in 2009, the Vikings wearing mono-purple due to a jersey mix-up with the Lions in 1964, Lou Whitaker wearing a replica jersey with a Magic Markered number at the 1985 MLB All-Star Game — we all . . . → Read More: Sleeping Through Uni Watch 101: The Browns’ Orange Shoes

Could Stargell Stars Be Making a Return?

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Intriguing sight at Pirates camp the other day, as infielder Gift Ngoepe appeared to be wearing Stargell Stars. Could this be heralding a full-fledged return of the fabled cap ornaments? I’m hoping to find out more today — stay tuned.

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We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Chinstraps!

The second Super Bowl I ever watched was SB VII in 1973 — Miami vs. Washington. I was only eight years old at the time, so maybe I can be forgiven for not noticing one of the game’s more uni-notable aspects: Washington quarterback Billy Kilmer played the entire game without a chinstrap! . . . → Read More: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Chinstraps!

Talking Helmets with Curtis McClinton

Super Bowl IV is not generally regarded as a good game. The score was lopsided (Chiefs 23, Vikings 7) and the outcome was never in doubt. These days the game is remembered primarily for Chiefs coach Hank Stram’s sideline chatter and for being the final game before the AFL/NFL merger. For those of us . . . → Read More: Talking Helmets with Curtis McClinton