The Latest Craziest Uniform Ever (until the next one)

Remember back in 2012, when Atlantic High School in Florida wore those crazy football costumes, designed by Futuristic Woo? That was the first thing I thought of yesterday when this photo of the Maryland Seahawks — a youth league team — began circulating.

Yes, it’s absurd. But it’s also intriguing, because it goes against . . . → Read More: The Latest Craziest Uniform Ever (until the next one)

Love Song for Taney

By Morris Levin

In Williamsport, Pennsylvania this afternoon at 3:00 PM, the Taney Youth Baseball Association all star team meets South Nashville in round one of the 2014 Little League World Series. This is kind of a big deal in my neighborhood near Philadelphia’s Italian Market, where Taney is the area little league. Neighbors . . . → Read More: Love Song for Taney

Religious Garb on the Field of Play: Kosher or Not?

The boy shown at right is Yossi Lipskier, a nine-year-old who plays on a Little League team in Arizona. As you can see, he’s wearing tzitzit — the knotted fringes attached to the corners of the prayer shawl worn by observant Jewish males. Yossi, the only Jew on his team (and, according to his . . . → Read More: Religious Garb on the Field of Play: Kosher or Not?

Uni Watch Library: Little Leaguer's First Uniform

I was recently poking around on Etsy and came across a copy of a 1952 children’s book called Little Leaguer’s First Uniform. Sounded like good Uni Watch fodder, so I scooped it up for $10.

The title turns out to be somewhat misleading, as the book isn’t about a kid’s first uni. Instead, it’s . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Library: Little Leaguer’s First Uniform