The Cardinals announced yesterday that they’ve added a memorial patch for longtime player, coach, and manager Red Schoendienst, who died last week at the age of 95. The patch will be worn for the balance of the 2018 season. And as you can see above, the Cards . . . → Read More: Cardinals’ New Schoendienst Patch Echoes Old Musial Patch
Yesterday was Jackie Day. As usual, all MLB uniformed personnel wore No. 42. I know some of you don’t like that, but I love it. Just for one day, everything looks like we’re in an alternate reality. Sure, the broadcasters hate it, but for me that’s part of the fun. I enjoy the weirdness . . . → Read More: Jackie Robinson Day Recap
It was a big day yesterday for NFL patches, as two teams revealed new commemorative logos and announced that they’ll be worn as jersey patches for 2018. In both cases, the patches get the job done in a somewhat workmanlike manner, but they aren’t all that exciting.
As Phil reported in yesterday’s Ticker, the Mets have added a memorial patch for Rusty Staub (shown at right; click to enlarge). Interestingly, instead of going with the more typical approach of using Staub’s uni number or initials, they used his signature. It’s nice that they rendered it in orange, which is both a . . . → Read More: Signature Style: A Close Look at the Rusty Staub Memorial Patch