Chalk Talk: The Unique Batter’s Boxes of Dodger Stadium

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The screen shot above was taken at the very beginning of a recent MLB game in Colorado. As you can see, the foul lines and the lines of the batter’s and catcher’s boxes are all the same width or thickness.

I think of that as the normal […]

Memorial Mystery: The Case of the Curious ‘44’

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Strange doings yesterday in Atlanta, as a memorial service for Henry Aaron was held at the Braves’ ballpark. As you can see, they emblazoned a huge “44” in the ballpark’s outfield grass — a simple, straightforward gesture.

Or at least it should have been simple and straightforward. […]

Flurry of NHL Uni-Related Moves as Season Gets Under Way

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The NHL season finally began last night. In a move that got no advance fanfare, at least that I’m aware of, the defending Stanley Cup champs, the Lightning, wore a championship banner-themed jersey patch for their opening game. I couldn’t find a good close-up […]

2020 Gets Last Licks With Suns/Jazz Rim Delay

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Happy New Year! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where we’re all happy to have turned the page on the calendar.

But before the ball dropped at midnight, 2020 still had one little bit of sand to throw in our gears, as the start of last night’s Suns/Jazz […]