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Category: History

A Brief History of College Football Field Design

It’s been a long journey from the sport’s first playing fields to the modern gridiron.

Let’s Talk About the Jets’ Old Uniforms

It’s time for a deep dive on the uniforms that Gang Green’s new throwbacks are based on.

Let’s Talk About the Vikings’ Original Purple Uniforms

With Minnesota’s throwbacks now unveiled, let’s look at the uniforms they’re based on.

Feel-Good Story: Stolen CFL Jersey Returned After Nearly 60 Years!

A jersey stolen from the Ottawa Rough Riders’ locker room in 1966 has been returned to the player’s son — who, like his father, played in the CFL.

EXCLUSIVE: Newly Revealed Photos Add to Seattle Pilots’ Prototype Uni Intrigue

For a team that existed for such a short time, the Pilots have a surprisingly deep uni history. Here’s the latest addition to it.

Major NHL Find: Game-Used Maple Leafs Blue-on-Blue Nameplates!

There have never been any surviving artifacts from Harold Ballard’s infamous “invisible” NOBs — until now.

Ten Uni-Related Fun Facts About Vida Blue

The former MLB pitcher, who died over the weekend, leaves behind a significant uni-related legacy.

Newly Discovered 1963 Video Shows A’s Wearing Green/Gold for ‘First Time’

The footage is tremendous — but does it really show the debut of the team’s now-familiar color scheme? We investigate!

A Brief Survey of Team Logos in MLB Coaching Boxes

It hasn’t happened often, but probably more often than you think.

Supe’s On 2023! Philadelphia Eagles Uniform History

The History of the Philadelphia Eagles begins in 1933. In their history, the Eagles have appeared in the Super Bowl three times, losing in their first two appearances but winning the third, in 2018.

Supe’s On 2023! Kansas City Uniform History

The team was founded in 1959 as the Dallas Texans by businessman Lamar Hunt, and was a charter member of the American Football League (AFL). In spring 1963, the team relocated to Kansas City, and assumed its current name

More Research Leads to Incredibly Comprehensive St. Louis Cardinals Uni/Logo Database

Oliver Kodner has created the most complete database of St. Louis Cardinals uniforms, logos and more, and it’s all available for your viewing pleasure

Major Historical Find: Yanks Wore Red Undershirts!

Amazing but true: The Bronx Bombers wore red sleeves in the 1920s — even in the World Series!

Did Frank Howard Wear Mickey Lolich’s Uniform in a Game?

It definitely happened during pregame activities. But during an actual game? Uni Watch investigates!

History Mystery: Did Two Cleveland Ballplayers Wear the Same Uni Number in the Same Game?

According to an archived radio call, two MLB teammates both wore No. 32 in a 1974 game. Uni Watch investigates!