A Museum Exhibit on the History of Women’s Sportswear

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My friend Sonya, who’s a Ph.D. fashion historian, recently told me about a museum exhibit on the history of women’s sportswear, called Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960. That web page says the exhibit “is traveling to venues across the United States before debuting in a […]

A Treasure Trove of Awesome Colt .45s Photos

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A few weeks ago, I ran a 1960s photo showing Houston Colt .45s infielder Mike White receiving a flu shot while in uniform (and also while holding a cigarette!). I found that photo in an archive of materials from former Houston sportswriter and luminary George Kirksey. The […]

A Uni Watch Look at Don Maynard

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Pro Football Hall of Famer Don Maynard died yesterday. I saw him play during the tail end of his career in the early 1970s, when I was just starting to watch football as a kid, and even then I spotted the uni-notable thing about him: He never […]

Pocket-Palooza: Floodgates Open on Obscure MLB Uni Detail

Our story so far: In 2019, I wrote a blog entry about how Casey Stengel had a little pocket added to his uniform pants when he managed the Yankees and Mets in the 1950s and ’60s. I thought that was a Stengel-specific thing until two weeks ago, when I learned that Expos coach Duke […]