Birds on a Bat - An Interview with Gary Kodner, St. Louis Cardinals Designer

By Phil Hecken

Today I have another really special article for you fine readers. Like many guests whose stories I feature on here, the story of this began with a simple e-mail following a different guest writer’s article. This one stemmed from a recent post on the controversy over the “pointed W” on the . . . → Read More: Birds on a Bat – An Interview with Gary Kodner, St. Louis Cardinals Designer

Turning Back the Clock in Pittsburgh

By John Ekdahl

The Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals wore Negro League uniforms last night for Heritage Week. The Cardinals were outfitted in the uniforms of the St. Louis Stars, while the Pirates wore uniforms belonging to the Homestead Grays. Both teams looked sharp, except of course for the Pirates mismatched helmets (although . . . → Read More: Turning Back the Clock in Pittsburgh

Closet Case, Vol. 3

I’ve had some very good eBay luck lately, scoring a bunch of excellent uniforms and related items. Let’s take a look, beginning with this beauty:

I wore this one while emceeing last month’s Open Mic Show-and-Tell at the City Reliquary and got several nice comments. I paid too much for it ($40), but I . . . → Read More: Closet Case, Vol. 3

Guess What the Colts and UCLA Now Have in Common?

In a move that I didn’t see coming, Adidas announced yesterday that seven of the company’s football schools are being outfitted with fancy-shmancy new jerseys. You know the drill: lighter, drier, tighter, more breathable, fewer seams, blah-blah-blah. I was gonna just put a quip in the Ticker and leave it at that.

But then . . . → Read More: Guess What the Colts and UCLA Now Have in Common?