MLB Unveils Mono-black & Mono-white Players Weekend Uni

[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 may be popping up here occasionally.]

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What you see above are the caps (yes, plural) that will be worn . . . → Read More: MLB Unveils Mono-black & Mono-white Players Weekend Unis

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?