We cover some pretty small details here at Uni Watch — belt buckles, shoelaces, wedding bands. But until now, I don’t think I’ve ever devoted an entry to the topic of facemask clips.
Some quick background: Back in the day, facemasks used to be screwed directly into the helmet shells. Then came the development . . . → Read More: Uni Watch DIY Project: Clip Job
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By Phil Hecken
I was originally going to simply post this submission from Paul, who says, “Really good read, from our friends at the HoF,” — Innovations that debuted in Spring Training — in the ticker, but after reading (and re-reading) it, it got me thinking.
First off, it’s a great . . . → Read More: Head Games
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When I was growing up in the 1970s, our house was full of old copies of magazines like Pro Sports, which had been left behind by my older brothers. I pored over all of them (and still have some of them), absorbing various details . . . → Read More: Some Good Stuff from an Old Magazine
Longtime reader/contributor Gene Sanny recently got in touch to let me know about a really unusual facemask worn by former Saints quarterback Archie Manning (who’s shown at right; dig those Saint-patterned wristbands!). If Gene had simply said, “Hey, look at this,” it probably would’ve ended up in the Ticker and that would’ve been the . . . → Read More: A Man(ning) of Many Masks