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
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
Got an interesting note the other day from reader Leo Strawn, Jr., who’s picked up on an interesting trend. I’ll let him explain:
Most Uni Watch readers are probably already familiar with the story of Bert Anthony. He’s the designer who created the Arizona State Sun Devils mascot, Sparky, and in so doing perhaps . . . → Read More: The Disney/ESPN Connection Suddenly Makes a Lot More Sense
[Editor’s Note: I recently received an e-mail from a reader who provided some fascinating information on the history of Marquette’s mascot ”” a history I knew nothing about. I asked the reader if I could run his e-mail as a guest-written entry. He said sure, as long as I didn’t divulge his identity, a . . . → Read More: Is That a Tomahawk in Your Pocket, or Are You Just Glad to See Me?