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A Look Back at the ‘Todays 1971’ MLB Team Albums

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Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be safe and healthy. Hope the same is true for you.

We have a lot of content today, kids, so let’s get started: In 1971, when I was seven years old . . . → Read More: A Look Back at the ‘Todays 1971’ MLB Team Albums

History Mystery: A New Version of the Old English ‘D’

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The photo above shows Tigers designated hitter Luis Polonia legging out a triple on April 11, 2000. It was the first base hit in Comerica Park. Notice anything amiss?

It’s a very subtle nuance, but the “D” logo on Polonia’s jersey is a little bit off. Here’s a side-by-side . . . → Read More: History Mystery: A New Version of the Old English ‘D’

Comrade Marshall's Guide to the Bundesliga

[Above: Robert’s first game: November 26, 1977 — the Olympiastadion in Berlin: Schalke 04 vs Hertha BSC]

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How’s everyone doing out there? Happy first day of what was once a long, holiday weekend, where everyone has Monday off and we spend Memorial Day (most times) with big BBQ’s, . . . → Read More: Comrade Marshall’s Guide to the Bundesliga

A Special Piece of the Saturday Night Special

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Today is the 41st anniversary of the infamous “Saturday Night Special” game — the 1979 game when the Philadelphia Phillies went mono-maroon, which turned out so disastrously that the uniforms were never worn again.

Today we have a guest entry from Nick Malone (that’s him above), . . . → Read More: A Special Piece of the Saturday Night Special