Cincy One Five-O: Reds Buck Trend on MLB Patch

When the MLB 150 patch was recently unveiled, several people asked whether the Reds — who had already unveiled their own 150th-anniversary patch several months earlier — would wear both patches together, doubling up on the sesquicentennial-celebratory action. After all, the MLB 150 patch, with its thin, horizontal orientation, was clearly designed to allow . . . → Read More: Cincy One Five-O: Reds Buck Trend on MLB Patch

Some Long-Overdue Attention for the St. Louis Browns

The St. Louis Browns existed for half a century. During much of that time, they were a punchline. Now they’re even less than that — barely a footnote in MLB history. They appeared in only one World Series, in 1944, and that has always been considered to be an “asterisk pennant” because most of . . . → Read More: Some Long-Overdue Attention for the St. Louis Browns

Twins Photo Appears to Show MLB 150th-Anniversary Patch

For months now people have been asking me, “Is MLB going to have a 150th-anniversary patch for 2019?” And for months I’ve been responding, “I assume they will, but they haven’t released it yet and I don’t know what it’s going to be.”

With pitchers and catchers just a few weeks away, we may . . . → Read More: Twins Photo Appears to Show MLB 150th-Anniversary Patch

And Then There Were Two

When the 2017-18 NBA season tipped off a little more than a year ago, 17 of the league’s 30 teams had sold space on their jerseys to corporate advertisers. Another four teams joined the ad patch bandwagon during the 2017-18 season, plus three more during the offseason, one more during the 2018-19 preseason, and . . . → Read More: And Then There Were Two