Skip to content

Category: Minor League Baseball

The Evolution of Minor League Baseball in Jamestown, New York

Guest writer Derek Smith traces the evolution of minor league baseball in upstate New York.

Tales From the Dream Shop: Buried San Diego Treasure

Click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: Today we have another guest entry from baseball jersey restorer extraordinaire Bill Henderson and his business, the Dream Shop. Enjoy. — PL] By Bill Henderson …

MiLB’s Copa de la Diversión Returns with 10 New Teams for 2022

Click to enlarge Minor League Baseball will once again feature its popular Copa de la Diversión (Fun Cup) promotion this year, with 85 MiLB teams rebranding with Hispanic/Latino identities for …

A Treasure Trove of Awesome Colt .45s Photos

Click to enlarge A few weeks ago, I ran a 1960s photo showing Houston Colt .45s infielder Mike White receiving a flu shot while in uniform (and also while holding …

Staten Island FerryHawks Roll Out ‘Storytelling’ Detail That Actually Works!

Click to enlarge As most of you know by now, I tend to take a pretty dim view of “storytelling” details in sports brand design. Most of them tend to …

Tampa Bay Breaks Out the Devil Throwbacks

In a Saturday afternoon game against the (also) first place White Sox, Tampa Bay slipped into the old “Devil Rays” unis from, err, way way back in the late 90s. …

Dodgers Debut “City Connect” Unis

The Dodgers unveiled their “City Connect” uniforms Thursday morning, as Phil covered yesterday here. Last night, they took to the field for the first time in the mono-royal design in …

The Sugar Land Skeeters Break Out Rugrats Unis Last Night

The Sugar Land Skeeters, AAA affiliate of the Houston Astros, had a Rugrats-themed promotion last night.  The event was to benefit the Candlelighters, a Houston-based organization that provides “emotional, educational …

EXCLUSIVE: MiLB Uni Gives Sneak Peak at New Nike Template

For all photos, click to enlarge Back in spring training, at least one MLB team appeared to be testing out a new Nike tailoring template — presumably the one that …

A Real Mouthful: Meet the Honey Butter Chicken Biscuits

Click to enlarge Ready for some eats? The latest food-based minor league makeover comes our way from the Corpus Christi Hooks — the Astros’ Double-A affiliate — who announced yesterday …

Sock It to Me: Burlington Now Home to Baseball’s Coolest Mascot

Every single day, there’s an upside-down baseball stirrup at the top of this website. But today there are two upside-down stirrups! That’s due to a really fun new team identity …

A Uni Watch Look at Hammerin’ Hank

For most photos in this section, you can click to enlarge Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where are three inhabitants continue to be safe and healthy. Hope things …

Still MORE NBA Leaks and a Halloween Treat

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Hey everyone. Happy Halloween to all! I hope all is well with you and yours and you get more treats than tricks today. I’d planned …

Red Sox … White Sox … Blue Sox?

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul may be …

When a Uni Watch Reader Caught Rapid Robert

All photos by Gary Fitz, Nashua Telegraph; click to enlarge Hmmm, what’s going on in this photo? The pitcher is wearing a full Indians uniform, the catcher is clearly wearing …