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Category: League Logos

Protect the Shield: The Strange Saga of the NFL Logo on Patrick Mahomes’s Pants

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning, and greetings from Uni Watch HQ. Arrived back here yesterday afternoon. My North Carolina trip was sensational, but it’s good to be …

A Very Uni-Eventful Night at the Ballpark

For all photos click to enlarge Who was that at last night’s Mets/Marlins game at Shea? None other than yours truly and longtime Uni Watch reader Steve Dodell. Steve’s had …

When a One-Year Thing Becomes a Long-Term Thing

Click to enlarge Membership card designer Scott M.X. Turner recently gave me an idea for a really fun topic: uniforms or uni elements that were originally intended to appear for …

Gotham Baseball Gets Uniforms

By Phil Hecken, with Mark Healey Follow @PhilHecken Sometime, a follow-up post takes a week or two. Sometimes longer. This one is over two years in the making. Readers may …

Oops: Twins Get Stuck With Wrong Logos on Caps

Click to enlarge If you asked most baseball fans — maybe even most Uni Watch readers — I’m fairly certain they could not identify the American League and National League …

What Happens When the Logo Doesn’t Match the Athlete?

The logo for the Pro Bowlers Association, shown at right, depicts a bowler silhouetted in white against a black background. Just as with Jerry Dior’s classic MLB logo, the silhouetted …

Random Hockey Throwback Leads to History Lesson

Click to enlarge Sometimes the simplest little thing can lead you down a deep, deep rabbit hole. That’s what happened to me a few weeks ago when one of my …

NFL Unveils Crummy Centennial Logo That You’ll Soon Be Very Sick Of

The patch shown at right was used to celebrate the NFL’s 50th anniversary in 1969. Teams wore it on their shoulders. It’s a great logo — simple, effective, attractive, a …

Gotham Baseball Gets A New Logo

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken One of the things I do is get google alerts for such things as “uniforms,” “jerseys,” and “helmets,” among other things, and earlier this past …

A Look Back at an Unusual NFL Logo

I don’t usually worry too much about logos that appear on retail merch. But we’re going to talk about precisely such a logo today. It all started when longtime reader …

The NFL Logo’s Missing Link

With NFL season about to start, let's look at the NFL logo. Here's how it's evolved over the years. pic.twitter.com/PUuPfvi9sU — Paul Lukas (@UniWatch) September 6, 2016 In September of …

Pharmaceutical Ad Includes Clever Logo-Centric Reference

A TV commercial for an anti-stroke drug called Xarelta, featuring NBA legend Jerry West, began running back in August (see above; it seems to play better in Chrome than in …

Did Tom Brady Try to Stick It to the NFL by Removing the NFL Logo from His Helmet?

Paul here, giving Phil a well-earned weekend break. Yesterday I said the site would be closed for the weekend, but then an interesting story began circulating late in the day …

Hats Off To Brooklyn — Part III

[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 …

Jim Vilk: Would You (or anyone) Wear This?

Happy Groundhog Day! The MLB news just keeps-a-comin’. Okay, one thing at a time: 1. I mentioned last week that Majestic appeared to be adding a mesh panel on the …