A Seriously Weird NFL Facemask

When I was a kid, I spent hours poring over the book The Pros, which one of my brothers had purchased years earlier and left behind in our house after he went off to college. It featured tons of great NFL photos from the late 1950s (and also lots of great illustrations and tons of . . . → Read More: A Seriously Weird NFL Facemask

The Day the Dodgers Went Rogue

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry by longtime reader/contributor Jerry Wolper, who’s going to fill us in on a previously untold story about the Dodgers. Enjoy. — PL]

By Jerry Wolper with Ross Yoshida

On July 20, 1999, the Dodgers were at Three Rivers Stadium for a Tuesday afternoon game. Kevin Brown, . . . → Read More: The Day the Dodgers Went Rogue

Solved: The Mystery of BYU’s Red Dot

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from longtime reader and fellow journalist Cork Gaines, who found, and then solved, a good college football helmet mystery. — PL]

By Cork Gaines

While I was watching a recent BYU football game, a discussion came up about how the Cougars have mostly resisted the college . . . → Read More: Solved: The Mystery of BYU’s Red Dot

Book: Garish A’s Uniform Led to All-Star Snub

I’ve written a lot this year about the 1963 Kansas City A’s — the team that introduced the franchise’s now-familiar green/gold color scheme. (To see the posts I’m referring to, look here, here, here, here, and here.)

Now we have yet another entry about the ’63 A’s. It comes from longtime reader/contributor Ferdinand Cesarano, . . . → Read More: Book: Garish A’s Uniform Led to All-Star Snub