Orioles to Wear MLB’s First-Ever Braille Jerseys

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Earlier this year we had a minor league team doing a deaf-awareness promotion with American Sign Language jerseys. Now we have something similar on the major league level, as the Orioles announced yesterday that they’ll wear Braille-lettered jerseys on Sept. 18 for a promotion celebrating the National . . . → Read More: Orioles to Wear MLB’s First-Ever Braille Jerseys

Retired Jersey Signs at Cinergy Field

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul is still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally. Today we have a very special post from our own Alex . . . → Read More: Retired Jersey Signs at Cinergy Field

While Paul's Away the Purple Will Play

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul is still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally.]

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Finally, a ‘Worthy Cause’ Uniform That’s Truly Worthy

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So many minor league baseball theme uniforms end up being rote. Ditto for most of the “worthy cause” uniforms, which have become stale and predictable.

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans — the high-A affiliate of the Cubs — have nicely sidestepped both of those problems with the jersey . . . → Read More: Finally, a ‘Worthy Cause’ Uniform That’s Truly Worthy