Gashouse’s Sports Catalog Collection, Vol. 3: NFL 1973

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It’s time to take a look at another vintage sports merch catalog from Kevin “Gashouse” Cearfoss’s collection. We’ve already examined his 1970 and 1971 NFL catalogs, and today we’re going to look at the 1973 NFL gear. (If you’re getting sick of NFL merch, don’t worry — […]

Talking MLB Player Caps with Aced Out Prexy Steve Adler

I don’t usually write about retail merch, but I recently learned about a company called Aced Out that has an intriguing niche: They have a license from the MLB Players Association, so they sell caps featuring the names of various ballplayers. The caps are usually rendered in the team colors of the featured player […]

Some Quick Thoughts on NFL Draft Caps

The 2021 NFL draft begins tonight. Personally, I’m not into the draft as a live event — I’m happy reading the post-draft analysis of which teams did well, which did poorly, and so on.

But of course I realize that lots of people, including many of you who are reading this, are into the […]

It’s Not Orcket Science: A Jersey Typo for the Ages

OH COME ON https://t.co/dfoZ04pOc8 pic.twitter.com/CkVOzuV7bE

— Taylor Pate (@taylorlpate) March 3, 2021

About skatey-eight jillion people yesterday sent me the tweet shown above — clearly a classic of its type. My favorite thing about it (aside from the “OH COME ON,” which is a brilliantly efficient bit of performance art) […]