Batty: Mets Lead the League in Bat Knob Styles

On Monday afternoon, I was listening to the Mets/Marlins on the radio while going on my daily bike ride through Prospect Park. At one point, Mets play-by-play man (and card-carrying Uni Watch member) Wayne Randazzo mentioned that shortstop Francisco Lindor was using an unusual bat, similar to the one used by teammate Jeff McNeil, so […]

Stylin’: Marlins 2B Has Cool Shades, Lots of Other Uni Quirks

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I confess that I do not watch many Miami Marlins games. So when reader Tariq Khero recently asked if I had any thoughts on second baseman Jazz Chisholm’s sunglasses, I had no idea what he was talking about. But as I quickly learned, Chisholm […]

Shazam: Cubs Rookie Adds Mysterious Lightning Bolt to Helmet

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MLB players will sometimes add custom messages to their caps, wristbands, or other accessories. But it’s extremely rare, maybe even unheard of, for a player to add logos or other messaging to his batting helmet. So I was surprised yesterday to see Cubs phenom Christopher Morel with […]

The Naked Truth: MLB Catcher Flashes Bald Head Under Mask

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Catchers who wear a conventional, old-style mask are required to wear a helmet under the mask. No helmet is required for catchers who wear the hockey-style mask, but most of them wear a backwards cap.

Marlins catcher Jacob Stallings, however, doesn’t wear anything beneath […]