The Reds had their latest 150th-anniversary throwback game yesterday, and it was the one I was most excited about, as they turned back to the clock to 1936 and broke out the red pants. They did not disappoint — I love this look.
The team’s website provides the backstory on this unusual uni:
One . . . → Read More: Redlegs, Literally: Cincy Wears 1936 Throwbacks
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Frank Robinson died yesterday. You probably know that he was MLB’s first black manager, that he’s still the only player to have been named the MVP of both leagues, and that he was fourth on the all-time home run list when he retired and is still tenth . . . → Read More: A Uni Watch Look at Frank Robinson
Reader Charles Noerenberg got in touch with me yesterday to point out a very small uni-related detail regarding an NHL player — a detail I had never noticed or even thought about before. Charles broke everything down in such a brilliantly obsessive manner that I’ve decided to make it the focus of today’s entry.
The . . . → Read More: To Tuck or Not to Tuck?
There are certain uniform variations and peculiarities that have become standard knowledge among the uni-scenti over the years. By now we all know that the Cowboys wore red, white, and blue helmet striping in 1976. We all know the A’s managers and coaches wore white caps in the late 1960s and early ’70s. And . . . → Read More: The Series When the White Sox Wore White Socks (mostly)