Photo courtesy of Dick Armstrong; click to enlarge
The photo shown above was taken during spring training in March of 1950. The gentleman on the right is Philadelphia A’s owner/manager Connie Mack, who was then 87 years old and was preparing to manage his 50th season — and, as it . . . → Read More: From Connie Mack to Mr. Oriole: A Conversation with Dick Armstrong
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.
Deep Dish recently shared a bunch of uni-related info . . . → Read More: Deep Dish Dishes Major Chicagoland Uni Intel
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
It'll be like looking in a mirror for Oregon on Saturday.
(via @GoDucks) pic.twitter.com/RFCgg3V1i7
— ESPN (@espn) September 23, 2016
The Oregon Ducks will be a little more duck-like for tomorrow’s game against Colorado, as they’ll be wearing orange facemasks, socks, and cleats, mimicking the orange elements of a duck . . . → Read More: Oregon Going Full-Puddles This Weekend