A Return Trip To The Mississippi Sports HOF Museum

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Just a little over a year ago, I ran a piece with my pal, Bill Hetrick, A Virtual Visit To The Mississippi Sports Hall Of Fame Museum, and at the very end of that article, I mentioned “That’s all the time we have for now, but I . . . → Read More: A Return Trip To The Mississippi Sports HOF Museum

Uni Watch Field Trip: The Hall of Fame for Great Americans

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In 1973, when I was nine years old, my family drove upstate to check out the Baseball Hall of Fame. It was my first of many visits to Cooperstown, and also my first visit to any kind of Hall of Fame.

Since then, I’ve . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Field Trip: The Hall of Fame for Great Americans

What Would a Uni Watch Hall of Fame Look Like?

Toward the end of Monday’s installment of the Okkonen Files, I wrote, “[I]f there were a Uni Watch Hall of Fame, [Marc Okkonen] would definitely be in the inaugural induction class. Hell, he might be the inaugural induction class.”

I was mostly joking, but several people got in touch to say that they really . . . → Read More: What Would a Uni Watch Hall of Fame Look Like?

The Okkonen Files, Vol. 1: The Birth of Dressed to the Nines

Last month I wrote an obituary/tribute for Marc Okkonen (that’s him at right, throwing out the first pitch at the 2016 home opener of his hometown Muskegon Clippers; click to enlarge), whose pioneering research into baseball uniform history helped make Uni Watch possible. As I wrote at the end of that obit, I regret . . . → Read More: The Okkonen Files, Vol. 1: The Birth of Dressed to the Nines