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Uni Watch Classics: Nick Francona on Memorial Day Unis

[Editor’s Note: The days tend to bleed into each other during the pandemic, so you might not realize that Memorial Day is now just a few days away. With that in mind, I’ve decided to rerun the interview I did a year ago with former U.S. Marine and MLB front office employee Nick Francona. . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Classics: Nick Francona on Memorial Day Uniforms

The Story Behind the NFL’s 1990s Uniform Deals

Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be healthy and safe. Hope you are as well.

Now then: Over the past two decades we’ve gotten used to the idea of the major sports having league-wide apparel deals with a single outfitter. But for most of the 1900s, teams cut . . . → Read More: The Story Behind the NFL’s 1990s Uniform Deals

Powering Up a Debate Over NFL Batteries

Lately I’ve been hearing some chatter about NFL team-branded batteries. It began a few weeks ago when Twitter-er Shaun Meulemans posted the photo shown above and said, “This might me be the most useless NFL licensed product I’ve ever seen. You literally see the logo when you initially use it, and when you throw . . . → Read More: Powering Up a Debate Over NFL Batteries

The Untold Story of the NFL Game Face

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Back in January I retweeted a photo of a ski mask designed to look like an NFL helmet. Those ski masks, called Game Faces, were sold back in the early 1990s, but I had completely forgotten about them until I saw that tweet. I soon got a . . . → Read More: The Untold Story of the NFL Game Face