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?

Exclusive: A Look at Some Umpires’ Ejection Reports

Remember how I’ve done a few ESPN pieces about the old 1960s files that once belonged to Denver Broncos GM Jim Burris and were later acquired by Uni Watch reader Tom Jacobsen? Those files yielded my story about the remarkable Buddy Young memo and the letters from Broncos fans requesting tickets to the first . . . → Read More: Exclusive: A Look at Some Umpires’ Ejection Reports

Lakewood Will Change Their Name To The Jersey Shore Pork Rolls For One Game

By John Ekdahl

For those unaware, there is a bit of a long-running argument between regions of New Jersey about the correct name for the sliced processed pork product found in every breakfast joint in the Garden State. In the south and central areas of the state, the name “pork roll” is preferred. In . . . → Read More: Lakewood Will Change Their Name To The Jersey Shore Pork Rolls For One Game