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Late-Breaking MLB Uni News, Just in Time for Opening Day

This season, we tip our caps #For44 and #ForKnucksie 💙❤️ pic.twitter.com/CIAqoqh3jH — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) March 31, 2021 Good morning! Today is April 1, so I want to begin by …

Play Ball! Spring Training Games Provide Lots of Uni Observations

Click to enlarge Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be safe and well. MLB spring training games got under way yesterday, and we …

Yanks Do Really Simple Thing They’ve Never Done Before

2021 continues to be a banner year for MLB memorial patches, as a social media photo of pitcher Gerrit Cole revealed the team’s new “16” memorial for Whitey Ford. As …

Flurry of NHL Uni-Related Moves as Season Gets Under Way

For all photos, click to enlarge The NHL season finally began last night. In a move that got no advance fanfare, at least that I’m aware of, the defending Stanley …

Less Is More: A Look at the NBA’s Ad-Free Three

Click to enlarge The 2020-21 NBA season tips off one week from today (I know, it’s crazy — feels like we were just crowning the Lakers), and preseason games have …

Uni Quirks Bring Down Curtain on 2020 MLB Season

Click to enlarge It happened! Blake Snell started Game Six of the World Series last night for the Rays, and then the Dodgers brought in Julio Urías to pitch in …

A Close Look at World Series Patch Position Protocol

For all photos, click to enlarge In yesterday’s Uni Watch World Series Preview, I mentioned how joyless and brutalist this year’s World Series sleeve patch is. There’s nothing the Rays …

NHL Draft Brings Bonanza of Hockey Uni Developments

For most of today’s photos, click to enlarge Hockey is the one major North American sport that doesn’t have an active game schedule at the moment, but the NHL continues …

Flames Go Retro, Blue Jackets Unveil Anniversary Patch

For all photos, click to enlarge Good news out of Calgary yesterday, as the Flames unveiled their new uniform set, which is basically a throwback to their original 1980 Calgary …

Cowboys Confirm Two Different Patches, New Pants Color

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning, and happy autumnal equinox! Autumn is my favorite season and “autumnal” is my favorite adjective (I like how the silent “n” suddenly …

Monday Morning Uni Watch

For most of today’s photos, you can click to enlarge Good morning, and welcome to our second Monday Morning Uni Watch report of the 2020 season. As you can see …

Georgia Adds Alternate Unis; Browns Add Orange Pants

For all photos, click to enlarge There were significant developments on both the pro and college football uniform fronts yesterday — a rare pigskin daily double! Let’s start with the …

Some Thoughts on the Cardinals’ Memorial Patches

For all photos, click to enlarge Last Friday the Cardinals began wearing their memorial patch for Lou Brock, who died on Sept. 6. The patch features Brock’s uniform number and …

A Uni Watch Look at MLB’s Roberto Clemente Day

Yesterday was Roberto Clemente Day across Major League Baseball. The day has been an annual September celebration (the exact date has shifted from year to year), but this was the …

Cyclones Combine History, Aesthetics in New Trice Patch

Some late-breaking college football uni news yesterday, as Iowa State announced that the Cyclones will wear a striped jersey patch for former player Jack Trice. It’s the patch above the …