Uni Watch Readers Catch Flaw in Bush Memorial Patch

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In Saturday’s Ticker, we had an item about how Phillips Academy Andover, the prep school where the 41st president, George H.W. Bush, was captain of the baseball team, is adding a memorial patch in Bush’s honor. The school showed a digital rendering of the patch design on . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Readers Catch Flaw in Bush Memorial Patch

L.A. High School Hoops Team Puts a New Spin on FNOB

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The basketball team shown above is from Cathedral High School in Los Angeles. As you can see, their front-jersey design is very no-frills — no chest lettering, huge chest numbers. The wishbone-C on everyone’s left shoulder is for “Cathedral,” and three players also have a block-C on . . . → Read More: L.A. High School Hoops Team Puts a New Spin on FNOB

Good Uni-Watching Opportunities at Pats’ Parade

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Pretty cool cross-sport moment during the Patriots’ Super Bowl victory parade yesterday, as backup quarterback Danny Etling wore a Larry Bird throwback jersey from Indiana State. Etling grew up in Terre Haute, Ind., where ISU is located, so that’s presumably the story behind the jersey . . . → Read More: Good Uni-Watching Opportunities at Pats’ Parade

Blue (Name)Plate Special: High School Wears Team-Oriented NOB

Reader Josh Claywell was watching a high school tournament a few nights ago and noticed something interesting: One of the schools — McEachern High from Powder Springs, Ga. — was wearing “WE>ME” nameplates. It seemed like a clever way of turning the old “Play for the name on the front of the jersey, not . . . → Read More: Blue (Name)Plate Special: High School Wears Team-Oriented NOB