Lost in Space: Mets Broadcasters Have Bizarre Uni Chat

Hello, and happy summer solstice! Hope everyone had a good Juneteenth and Father’s Day. Since yesterday’s post was Phil’s annual “Fathers in Uniform” installment, I want to catch up today on a few items that took place on Saturday.

Let’s start with this: The Mets currently have relievers Yennsy Díaz and Edwin Díaz in […]

Rangers Rookie Leads the League in Diacritical Marks

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Rangers infielder Andy Ibáñez made his big league debut on Tuesday night. He’s a bit of an MLB uni-corn, because his NOB has two diacritical marks — an accent over the A and a tilde over the N.

To my knowledge, Ibáñez’s is only […]

The Uni Hyphen: How a Little Mark Can Make a Big Difference

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Mets prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong — the 19th overall pick in last year’s MLB draft — made his Grapefruit League debut yesterday. There was lots of chatter about his plus-sized NOB, how they should have used compressed lettering, blah-blan-blah.

But you know what really stood out to me? […]

Letter-Imperfect: Giants Botch New Uni Element

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— SFGiants (@SFGiants) February 23, 2021

We’ve known for several months now that the Giants would be wearing NOBs on their home jerseys in 2021 — the first time they’ve done so since moving into their current ballpark in 2000. Yesterday they gave […]