Who Needs a Frankenjersey When You Have a Frankenblazer?

Photo by Derrick Paul, @WestVirgyinzer

It was an all-Mountain State affair last night in San Diego, as Marshall and West Virginia faced off in the second round of the NCAA tourney. And there was a special guest on hand: West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, who made the 2,000-mile trip to . . . → Read More: Who Needs a Frankenjersey When You Have a Frankenblazer?

Closet Case, Vol. 8: My Favorite Kind of Garment, in My Favorite Colors

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As most of you know by now, I love varsity jackets and I love the color scheme of green and gold. Oddly enough, though, I’ve never owned a green/gold varsity jacket — until now.

I got this beauty on eBay . . . → Read More: Closet Case, Vol. 8: My Favorite Kind of Garment, in My Favorite Colors

Have I Mentioned Lately How Much I Like Varsity Jackets?

As you’ve probably noticed, we’ve recently been running a rotating series of ads from JacketShop.com at the top of the right sidebar. I’ve been particularly happy to have them on board because I’ve always loved varsity jackets. I have a bunch of vintage varsity-style jackets myself, and I’m always searching for more of them . . . → Read More: Have I Mentioned Lately How Much I Like Varsity Jackets?

The Latest Example of How Life Is More Interesting without the DH

Fascinating little tableau during last night’s Reds/Giants game, one that raises lots of interesting questions.

Here’s the deal: In the top of the 3rd, Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto reached first base on a fielder’s choice. It was a cool night in San Francisco (59 degrees at game time), so they brought out a jacket . . . → Read More: The Latest Example of How Life Is More Interesting without the DH