Michigan Wins While Wearing Makeshift Practice Unis

Bizarre scene yesterday in DC, as the Michigan basketball team took the court wearing yellow practice jerseys, navy shorts, and a hodgepodge of different shoe designs for a Big Ten tournament game against Illinois. As you can see in the video clip above (which is worth watching, even with the annoying pre-roll ad), the . . . → Read More: Michigan Wins While Wearing Makeshift Practice Unis

NO SALE! Meet Uni Watch's Public Enemy #1

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If you hadn’t heard, the Chicago White Sox were scheduled to wear their 1976 “Leisure Suit” Throwbacks yesterday evening. Chris Sale had other plans.

In what may be the most bizarre uni-related story in the history of ever of 2016, . . . → Read More: NO SALE! Meet Uni Watch’s Public Enemy #1

Willie Mays and Juan Marichal Almost Wore Inside-Out Uniforms

[Paul here. I’m on vacation this week, but here’s something for you to enjoy during my absence.]

I’ve written several times about Willie Mays wearing a Cubs helmet and then a Reds helmet in the 1965 MLB All-Star Game, and about his Giants teammate Juan Marichal wearing a Braves helmet. I’ve also linked to this . . . → Read More: Willie Mays and Juan Marichal Almost Wore Inside-Out Uniforms

The Pleasures of Wayward Luggage

We’ve seen plenty of cases of MLB umpires wearing makeshift uniforms after their luggage was lost. But reader Jerry Wolper has come up with a particularly unusual case in which the four umps working a given game ended up wearing four distinct outfits.

The date was Oct. 1, 1982, and the Mets were in Philadelphia . . . → Read More: The Pleasures of Wayward Luggage