Shazam: Cubs Rookie Adds Mysterious Lightning Bolt to Helmet

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MLB players will sometimes add custom messages to their caps, wristbands, or other accessories. But it’s extremely rare, maybe even unheard of, for a player to add logos or other messaging to his batting helmet. So I was surprised yesterday to see Cubs phenom Christopher Morel with […]

Did a Pair of Orange Gloves Cost the Bengals the Super Bowl?

Aside from all the patch shenanigans, I thought there were no major uni-related storylines during the Super Bowl. But as an anonymous reader pointed out to me yesterday, a uni-related issue may actually have determined the outcome of the game.

Here’s the deal: A key play in the big game was a defensive holding […]

A Uni Watch Look at Astros Manager Dusty Baker

The World Series begins tonight, with the Astros making their third Series appearance in five years. Their uniforms haven’t changed during that time, but something else has — they’re now being skippered by Dusty Baker, one of the most aesthetically interesting managers in the game. Here are some of the things that set him apart […]

MLB Catchers Wearing Unusual Mitt/Wristband Strap

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Good morning! Hope everyone had a good weekend.

Now then: About two weeks ago, the Tugboat Captain and I were watching a Mets/Marlins game from Miami. At some point during the game, Marlins catcher Sandy León went out to the mound to chat with his pitcher, as […]