Charting the Evolution of NFL Facemask Colors

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What you see above is a spreadsheet showing the year-by-year facemask color progression for each NFL team since 1974, which is when the Chargers and KC became the first teams to deviate from the then-standard grey. The numbers across the top are the years, from 1974 to […]

Your Annual Look At World Series’ Past

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Well, even though the World Series has only three games in the books, this is the only weekend in which it’s being played (does anyone else miss the Sat/Sun – Tu/Wed/Thur — Sat/Sun format from a few years back?). So that means it’s time […]

A Look At Some Old Time College Baseball

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Today we continue with some posts that I’d hoped to run during Paul’s August sabbatical, but just simply didn’t have time to get to. I think you’ll like this one — well, if you’re like me and you love old time photos, old time […]

A Look At Some Quirky Baseball Stadia

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It’s been a while since I collaborated with my buddy Ron Bolton (seen here with me at a Mets game this past summer), who you guys probably know more famously for his twitter handle, @OTBaseballPhoto. Our most recent undertaking occurred over the summer, when […]