Tales from the Dream Shop: Restoring a Special Piece of Atlanta History

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[Editor’s Note: 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

“Is this worth restoring? And what is it?”

These were the questions that collector […]

MLB Unveils Mono-black & Mono-white Players Weekend Unis

[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 popping up here occasionally.]

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What you see above are the caps (yes, plural) that will be worn […]

MLB to Let Inmates Run Asylum for ‘Players Weekend’

Padres manager Andy Green hinted last week that the team might soon be experimenting with nickNOBs. Turns out it’s an MLB thing, not a Padres thing, and it’s part of a three-day promotion that will also involve a crazy quilt of colored shoes and other accessories, along with jersey patches saluting formative influences in […]

Revisiting a Favorite Topic: the 1976 Braves’ NickNOBs

Back in 2012, I posted a series of entries in which I tried to nail down the specifics on the nickNOBs worn by the 1976 Braves, which had been the subject of a lot of misinformation and poor documentation over the years. You can see those three entries here, here, and here.

Now I have […]