Painting Baseball, One Ballpark At A Time

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

If the style of art above looks familiar to you, it should. It’s done by artist Andy Brown, whom I’ve featured on here a few times (including his 2018 Olympic art, and various baseball renderings). I’d hoped both to meet Andy (who was in town in mid-August . . . → Read More: Painting Baseball, One Ballpark At A Time

Panthers Finally Break Out the Black Pant / Blue Jersey Combo

By John Ekdahl

As highlighted by the Panthers on Thursday night (and Kris Gross in the Ticker yesterday), the Carolina Panthers planned to wear the black pant and blue jersey combo for the first time in their history, which we got to see in action last night.

Why now? Well, I wouldn’t discount . . . → Read More: Panthers Finally Break Out the Black Pant / Blue Jersey Combo

Finally, a ‘Worthy Cause’ Uniform That’s Truly Worthy

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So many minor league baseball theme uniforms end up being rote. Ditto for most of the “worthy cause” uniforms, which have become stale and predictable.

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans — the high-A affiliate of the Cubs — have nicely sidestepped both of those problems with the jersey . . . → Read More: Finally, a ‘Worthy Cause’ Uniform That’s Truly Worthy

What's In A Nickname?

By Phil Hecken, with Scott Rogers Follow @PhilHecken !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

Most of you who follow Uni Watch know we try to include as much Minor League Baseball uniform news as we can — and as I’m sure you’re aware, MiLB teams go to no uncertain lengths to try to draw in as many folks . . . → Read More: What’s In A Nickname?