A Classic Father/Son Uni Photo, to Get Us Ready for Father’s Day

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[Editor’s Note: Phil is busy with a curling bonspiel this weekend, so we don’t have a full Uni Watch entry today. But reader Kary Klismet has provided a nice little story in advance of Father’s Day. Enjoy. — Paul]

By Kary Klismet

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MLB Adds Patches to Jerseys, but Not Caps, for Memorial Day

Good morning! Hope everyone had a healthy and happy holiday weekend.

Yesterday was Memorial Day, so MLB players wore poppy patches, inscribed with “Lest We Forget,” on their jerseys. This year, however, there were no patches on the sides of the caps.

The same change was made for the umpires:

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MLB Observes Mother’s Day for 2nd Time in 3 Weeks

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Mother’s Day was three weeks ago, so why was Tigers reliever Gregory Soto wearing pink socks yesterday? As it turns out, yesterday was Mother’s Day in the Dominican Republic, Soto’s homeland, so he went with the pink hose. (Two other Tigers did the same thing last year.)

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The Purplest Day of My Life

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I don’t mind saying that yesterday’s Purp Walk was absolutely epic. The photo shown above — that’s the Rockies’ costumed mascot, Dinger, posing with me and reader Tim Cox at last night’s Rockies/Giants game — was one of many, many highlights. (It may also set […]