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

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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 only one season but ended up becoming long-term or even permanent fixtures.

The most notable example of this is probably . . . → Read More: When a One-Year Thing Becomes a Long-Term Thing

Gotham Baseball Gets Uniforms

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Sometime, a follow-up post takes a week or two. Sometimes longer. This one is over two years in the making.

Readers may recall an article I did with Mark Healey and Todd Radom back in January of 2018 entitled Gotham Baseball Gets a New . . . → Read More: Gotham Baseball Gets Uniforms

Oops: Twins Get Stuck With Wrong Logos on Caps

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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 logos. Indeed, Major League Baseball has done its best over the past two decades to diminish or even eliminate the . . . → Read More: Oops: Twins Get Stuck With Wrong Logos on Caps

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 figure is cleverly positioned so that he could be either left-handed or right-handed, depending on whether you’re looking at him from the front or . . . → Read More: What Happens When the Logo Doesn’t Match the Athlete?