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Category: Holidays

Cowboys Revive White Throwback Helmet for ’22 Turkey Day

The Cowboys have become the ninth NFL team — and the third this week — to announce a new helmet color for this season.

MLB Independence Day Uniform Recap

Photo by David Kohl, USA Today Sports; click to enlarge Good morning! Hope everyone had a good holiday weekend. Speaking of the holiday, MLB teams wore lots of Independence Day …

MLB Adds Patches to Jerseys, but Not Caps, for Memorial Day

Good morning! Hope everyone had a healthy and happy holiday weekend. Yesterday was Memorial Day, so MLB players wore poppy patches, inscribed with “Lest We Forget,” on their jerseys. This …

Brewers EQ Guy Goes Extra Mile With Grey Helmets, Pink Decals

Click to enlarge MLB did the usual pinkwashing for Ma’s Day yesterday. We all know the drill by now: pink caps, pink jersey ribbons, pink wristbands, belts, shoes, socks, catcher’s …

America’s Team: Cowboys Revive Red/White/Blue Stripes

Click to enlarge Interesting move yesterday by the Cowboys, who announced that they’re bringing back their red/white/blue helmet striping for this Sunday’s game against the Broncos. They wore that striping …

What Would an MLB Labor Day Uniform Look Like?

Monday was Labor Day, the day when we celebrate the American labor movement. It’s one of our oldest federal holidays, dating back to 1894. But as usual, Major League Baseball …

MLB and MiLB Teams Plan Throwbacks for Juneteenth

Click to enlarge The Giants yesterday announced that they will celebrate Juneteenth this Saturday by wearing San Francisco Sea Lions throwbacks. The Sea Lions played for one season — 1946 …

A Holiday Weekend — in More Ways Than One

Click to enlarge This is a holiday weekend, but not just for the holiday you’re probably thinking of. Yesterday was Mother’s Day in the Dominican Republic, so many Dominican MLB …

C’mon, Blue: Ump Uniform Oddities Continue to Pile Up

For all images, click to enlarge Good morning and welcome back to Ump Watch (now revised from the longer and clunkier Ump Patch Watch), where we continue to obsessively document …

Think Pink: 2021 MLB Mother’s Day Caps Leak

For all caps, click to enlarge Almost all of MLB’s 2021 Ma’s Day caps briefly leaked yesterday on the Macy’s website. As you can see from the six designs shown …

Uni Watch Observes Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day. Obviously, it will be very different this year — no parades, no large gatherings, no MLB holiday uniforms. Just one of countless things that the pandemic …

Uni Watch Classics: Nick Francona on Memorial Day Uniforms

[Editor’s Note: The days tend to bleed into each other during the pandemic, so you might not realize that Memorial Day is now just a few days away. With that …

Tennessee School Turns Back the Clock to Segregated Era

Click to enlarge Obviously, school integration is a good thing. But as many segregated school systems integrated in the wake of the Supreme Court’s 1954 Brown v. Board of Education …

Gronk Wears Leatherhead Uni for New Year’s Eve Appearance

Gronk spiked Lego Steve Harvey and Harvey was NOT happy. Harvey: “I don’t want to work with him no more.” 😂pic.twitter.com/FxCUKTG2LY — NFL Update (@MySportsUpdate) January 1, 2020 Happy 2020! …

NBA Christmas Roundup

Happy Boxing Day! Arguably the most surprising thing about the current NBA/Nike partnership, now in its third season, is the lack of Christmas uniforms. In 2017, teams just wore their …