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After a rain delay, the Cubs finally had their home opener last night. As you can see above, the gold trim on their championship uniforms was pretty subtle, at least from a distance. You can see it a little better in this close-up, but it’s still surprisingly low-key:
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MLB made it official yesterday: They confirmed that Under Armour will be taking over from Majestic as the game’s official uniform outfitter in 2020 — a development that had first been reported, but not officially acknowledged, about six weeks ago.
But yesterday’s announcement came with a new wrinkle: While the Majestic logo has appeared . . . → Read More: Under Armour Logo to Appear on MLB Chests in 2020
[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Brian Rowland, who maintains an L.A. Kings equipment-tracker blog and has some observations to share regarding hockey gear. This entry was written and edited prior to yesterday’s news that the owner of the Bauer brand has filed for bankruptcy. It remains to be seen how that . . . → Read More: Corporate Theater Unfolds on NHL Gear
MLB caps entered the logo creep era last night, as the Blue Jays faced the Orioles in the American League Wild Card Game. As I’ve noted before in recent weeks, three teams wore the New Era logo on their special-occasion caps in 2005 (Padres on April 20, Twins on July 3, and White Sox . . . → Read More: And So It Begins