Head Games

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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

Some Good Stuff from an Old Magazine

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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

A Man(ning) of Many Masks

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

Winter Classic Mask Designs Have Baseball Flavor

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Don’t look now, but the NHL Winter Classic is almost upon us. This season’s installment features the Blues hosting the Blackhawks at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, so Blues goalie Carter Hutton is saluting the stadium’s primary tenants with a Cardinals-themed mask — a pretty cool move. . . . → Read More: Winter Classic Mask Designs Have Baseball Flavor