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
Yesterday’s post about the New Era logo being added to MLB game caps prompted a lot of comments from people who said they routinely remove the company’s logo from fashion caps with the aid of nail clippers, seam rippers, scissors, and other tools. There’s even a video on YouTube, embedded above, that shows how . . . → Read More: New Era Logo Creep on MLB Caps, continued