There are a lot of significant visual changes on MLB diamonds this season — the addition of the Nike maker’s mark, the Padres’ return to brown, the return of the Brewers’ ball-in-glove logo, and more. But arguably one of the most important design revisions was unveiled yesterday, as the Phillies revealed the new-look Phillie Phanatic.
There’s a Uni Watch reader out there who does some uni-related work at the Bulls’ and Blackhawks’ arena in Chicago. He prefers to remain anonymous, so let’s call him Deep Dish — a reference to Watergate-era anonymous source Deep Throat and Chicago’s famous deep-dish pizza.
As longtime readers are aware, I’ve been trying for years to determine the identity of the artist who created Mr. Met — not the live mascot but the cartoon character, who made his debut on the cover of the Mets’ 1963 yearbook. That yearbook also included a page introducing the new character, but no . . . → Read More: Another Piece of the Mr. Met Puzzle