MLB Ties One On for Father’s Day

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Pirates catcher Elis Díaz got in the spirit of Pa’s Day yesterday by wearing a clip-on tie (with logo creep, groan) on his chest protector.

Okay, so that’s a fun gag. But did he actually wear that on the field? Yup:

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MLB Teams Wearing Poppies for Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day. This year, for the first time, MLB teams will mark the holiday by wearing remembrance poppies. (For more background on the history of this symbol, look here.) In addition, caps will have a Memorial Day patch.

If you’re mourning a fallen service member today, please accept my condolences, along with . . . → Read More: MLB Teams Wearing Poppies for Memorial Day

Talking Memorial Day Uniforms with Nick Francona

Monday is Memorial Day — the day when we remember and mourn fallen military members. As most of you know, I’ve been critical of the way Major League Baseball has handled this holiday in recent years, for reasons that I won’t belabor here. (I’ve also given MLB credit for having a better approach to . . . → Read More: Talking Memorial Day Uniforms with Nick Francona

Some Thoughts on This Year’s MLB Holiday Uniforms

As you probably know by now, MLB released its holiday uniforms on Friday. Phil had a full rundown on Saturday. If you haven’t already read that, start there so you’re up to speed on who’s wearing what.

Personally, I’ve never seen the need for any of this stuff and I’d be happier if . . . → Read More: Some Thoughts on This Year’s MLB Holiday Uniforms