Just in Case You Forgot Which Day It Was

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Those flag-desecration caps weren’t enough for some MLB players yesterday. Case in point: Mets catcher John Buck, who wore a flag-desecration necklace (lots of players wore those) and “patriotic” eye black stickers (I hope nobody else wore those). Buck then honored America by getting tossed from the . . . → Read More: Just in Case You Forgot Which Day It Was

John Rocker and Todd Jones Were Unavailable for Comment

A bizarre story began unfolding yesterday afternoon, as a Blue Jays fan who goes by the name James G. posted a Flickr photo he’d taken on Saturday of Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar. As you can see above, the photo shows Escobar wearing the message “Tu ere maricón” on his eye black, which translates to . . . → Read More: John Rocker and Todd Jones Were Unavailable for Comment

The Hy Peskin Archives, Vol. 3

Okay, one last batch of beautiful Hy Peskin pics. In previous entries we’ve covered baseball and basketball and football; this time around we’ll cover a range of other sports.

Without futher ado:

• Check out Arnie Palmer with the off-center belt buckle.

• Now that’s a lot of club head covers.

• One of . . . → Read More: The Hy Peskin Archives, Vol. 3

Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves Ronny

Several Pirates players have been growing moustaches lately, but Ronny Cedeno cheated yesterday, giving himself an eye-black ’stache. It’s not clear if this was an early indication of Bryce Harper‘s influence on the diamond, or if Cedeno was simply trying to channel Bobby V. Either way, I don’t think Goose Gossage’s place atop MLB’s . . . → Read More: Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves Ronny