Gross: MiLB Adds Ad Patches for Triple-A Title Game

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Distressing news yesterday from Minor League Baseball, which announced that the two teams competing in tonight’s Triple-A Championship Game — the Columbus Clippers and the Sacramento River Cats — will be wearing advertising patches on their jerseys.

Man, does that look like shit or what? I considered giving it . . . → Read More: Gross: MiLB Adds Ad Patches for Triple-A Title Game

A Detailed Look At The Apollo Program Patches

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50 years ago today, humankind accomplished what was once thought impossible: putting a man on the moon and safely returning him home (actually — it was two men who walked on the moon), with the Apollo Program set in motion years earlier by President . . . → Read More: A Detailed Look At The Apollo Program Patches

A Uni Watch Look at the 2019 MLB All-Star Game

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Last night’s MLB All-Star Game turned into a giant uni-borne memorial for recently deceased Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, as all uniformed personnel on both teams wore a black “45” chest patch — Skaggs’s number.

Or at least that was the idea. The “45” patches . . . → Read More: A Uni Watch Look at the 2019 MLB All-Star Game

MLB Teams Wearing Poppies for Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day. This year, for the first time, MLB teams will mark the holiday by wearing remembrance poppies. (For more background on the history of this symbol, look here.) In addition, caps will have a Memorial Day patch.

If you’re mourning a fallen service member today, please accept my condolences, along with . . . → Read More: MLB Teams Wearing Poppies for Memorial Day