Talking Chain-Stitching With Ebbets Field Flannels Embroiderer Amy Bengtson

If you’ve been reading this website for any length of time, you probably know by now that I love chain-stitching, the old school process that results in a gorgeously textured embroidery. A few pro sports teams still use chain-stitching — most notably the Cardinals, Phillies, and Blackhawks — and you can also find chain-stitching . . . → Read More: Talking Chain-Stitching With Ebbets Field Flannels Embroiderer Amy Bengtson

Back in the Saddle

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Hi there. Remember me?

As you can see above, I am now officially shacked up with the Tugboat Captain. I love that our landlord used an old-school Dymo label for our door buzzer — much like the Dymo nameplates that the Cowboys have been using on their . . . → Read More: Back in the Saddle

Arizona Sports Teams Mourn John McCain

By John Ekdahl

John McCain passed away yesterday, and while he will certainly be remembered more for his career in the United States Navy, his time in both the United States House of Representatives and the Senate, and his campaigns for President, he was a huge sports fan and Arizona’s teams paid tribute yesterday . . . → Read More: Arizona Sports Teams Mourn John McCain

Nats Roll Out New Bullpen Cart

By John Ekdahl

From the Washington Post:

The Washington Nationals’ newest addition rested right outside the dugout as afternoon turned to evening Friday, its wheels still, its headlights off, its back ready to carry a reliever or two.

Or not.

“Absolutely not. I am not taking that thing,” Nationals reliever Koda Glover said when . . . → Read More: Nats Roll Out New Bullpen Cart