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Category: Halls of Fame

Getting Into The Weeds of MLB Hall of Fame Plaques

Despite seeming identical, individual plaques each have their own style

Pieces of Flair: Tom Brady’s Prodigious Patch Prowess

[Editor’s Note: Anthony Emerson, who compiles the Tickers that appear on Fridays and Saturdays, has written a sensational guest entry for us today. Enjoy. — PL] By Anthony Emerson Tom …

A Return Trip To The Mississippi Sports HOF Museum

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken 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 …

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

For all phtoos, click to enlarge In 1973, when I was nine years old, my family drove upstate to check out the Baseball Hall of Fame. It was my first …

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 …

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 …

Meet Filmmaker Cam Miller – And The Cincinnati Reds HOF

[From The Editor: Please see the end of this article for an important note on today’s featured artist — PH] By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken I have, like many of …

Baseball Hall of Fame Jersey-Redesign Results

I recently challenged Uni Watch readers to redesign those crummy jerseys that the Baseball Hall of Fame gives to its new inductees. A handful of readers responded, and today we’re …

Let’s Redesign the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Jersey Already

By now we know the routine: Each January there’s a new class of Baseball Hall of Fame inductees. And that means each January, like clockwork, we have to see the …

The (D)evolution of MLB Hall of Fame Plaques

Click to enlarge By Phil Hecken A few weeks ago, just after Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame Ceremonies, reader Anthony Giaccone asked if I’d ever written anything regarding the …

Four For The Hall

Click To Enlarge By Phil Hecken The 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is today, and the Class of 2015 has some pretty impressive guys to wear the uniform. As …

A Visit to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Tom Speed, who made some great uni-related observations during a recent visit to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He emailed …

This DUD is Definitely NOT a Dud

By Phil Hecken OK, I’m back after a one-week illness-induced hiatus — I’m not quite sure what afflicted me, but it sure felt like the flu, which is quite odd …

Fridays With Morris

Editor’s Note: Morris Levin will be contributing an article each Friday while Paul takes his break. Enjoy! — Phil Hecken Capping Off The HOF By Morris Levin Next Friday, July …