MLB Ties One On for Father’s Day

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Pirates catcher Elis Díaz got in the spirit of Pa’s Day yesterday by wearing a clip-on tie (with logo creep, groan) on his chest protector.

Okay, so that’s a fun gag. But did he actually wear that on the field? Yup:

And . . . → Read More: MLB Ties One On for Father’s Day

A Close Look at Team-Colored Neckties at Press Conferences

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In last Friday’s Ticker we had a mention of how newly acquired Mariners pitcher Yusei Kikuchi wore a Mariners-colored necktie to his introductory press conference. That Ticker item was based on a tweet from MLB.com writer Mike Petriello, who wrote, “I am very invested . . . → Read More: A Close Look at Team-Colored Neckties at Press Conferences

Who Needs a Frankenjersey When You Have a Frankenblazer?

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It was an all-Mountain State affair last night in San Diego, as Marshall and West Virginia faced off in the second round of the NCAA tourney. And there was a special guest on hand: West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, who made the 2,000-mile trip to . . . → Read More: Who Needs a Frankenjersey When You Have a Frankenblazer?

Parole Board Member Wears Chiefs Tie to O.J. Hearing

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Bizarre scene at yesterday’s Nevada Parole Board hearing for O.J. Simpson, as one of the commissioners was wearing a Kansas City Chiefs necktie. Here’s a closer look:

The commissioner in question is named Adam Endel. According to this article, he went . . . → Read More: Parole Board Member Wears Chiefs Tie to O.J. Hearing