Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That

In yesterday’s installment of Collector’s Corner, Brinke Guthrie showcased a few items featuring the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ original mascot character, Bucco Bruce.

I was 12 years old when Bucco Bruce and the rest of the Bucs’ inaugural creamsicle design scheme were introduced in 1976. Bruce was an object of scorn for years — . . . → Read More: Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That

Here’s Looking at You — Or in This Case, Me

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Like many people, I often don’t like the way I look in photos. But I love the way I look in this caricature, which was whipped up by reader Larry Torrez, who’s a professional artist (and who you may know in the . . . → Read More: Here’s Looking at You — Or in This Case, Me

Mr. Met Mystery Kinda-Sorta Solved, Mostly

As many of you know, for several years now I’ve been trying to find the identity of the artist who designed Mr. Met — not the live mascot but the cartoon character. The Mets no longer have any records on the character’s history, and I’ve been unable to find the answer myself. I came . . . → Read More: Mr. Met Mystery Kinda-Sorta Solved, Mostly

Two Days in D.C.: Of Pats, Nats & Racist Logo Discussions

By Phil Hecken

This past week, I joined Paul (and many a Washington D.C. Uni Watcher) as Paul hosted a Uni Watch Gathering in Hamilton’s Bar and Grill. The usual assortment of jersey wearing fans and readers (and contributors) were in attendance, and a great time was had by all. I wish I could . . . → Read More: Two Days in D.C.: Of Pats, Nats & Racist Logo Discussions