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Category: Player Names/Nameplates

Rangers Prospect’s NOB Is Full of Intriguing Details

The Arizona Fall League season recently wrapped up for the year, but it left us with an intriguing player to ponder: Rangers prospect Anthony Hoopii-Tuionetoa, a Hawaiian-born pitcher who played …

A Frank Howard History Mystery (Plus a Very Funny TV Commercial)

An epic Uni Watch investigation.

Pete Crow-Armstrong’s Epic NOB Makes Its MLB Debut

Where does he stand in the MLB NOB sweepstakes?

Royals Pitcher Makes MLB NOB History

For better or worse, Daniel Lynch notched an apparent MLB first last night.

Reds Prospect Poised to Make NOB History Tonight (Maybe)

Christian Encarnacion-Strand will have the longest NOB ever to appear on a big league jersey — if the Reds let him wear it.

Giants Doing Public Service with Heroic Uni-Centric Stadium Exhibit

If every MLB team did this, they’d have a much more uni-literate fan base.

So Help Me Dodd: Atlanta Rookie Has MLB’s Most Confusing NOB

Thanks to Atlanta’s NOB font, Dylan Dodd’s NOB is in deep doo-doo.

High School Team Covers Up ‘Equality’ NOB to Avoid Technical Foul

A coach didn’t want to jeopardize his team’s chances in the state tournament, so he broke out the cover-up tape.

‘T’ Minus: Nets Player Victimized by Wayward Letter

Nic Claxton’s uniform looks a bit different tonight.

Reds Prospect Poised to Bring Monster NOB to the Big Leagues

The team’s stitcher deserved combat pay for this one!

Twins Pitcher With 15-Letter NOB Makes Big League Debut

Minnesota right-handed Simeon Woods Richardson now has the longest surname in MLB history — but with an asterisk.

Orioles Finally Fix Glitch on Phenom’s Jersey

Gunnar Henderson has looked good so far — except for his number/NOB spacing. But now that’s been addressed, at least for one of his jerseys. … Plus a new raffle, an NFL-themed cake, and more!

Little Things Mean a Lot: La Stella Gets a Lowercase ‘a’

Click to enlarge Greetings from northern Colorado, where I’m currently spending a few days doing outdoorsy stuff (but may have to high-tail it due to an approaching storm — we’ll …

Let’s Talk About the Coyotes’ Bizarre NOB Lettering

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning! In last Sunday’s Ticker, Phil briefly mentioned the really fun “Los Yotes” pregame jerseys that the Coyotes wore two nights earlier. I …

1970s-80s Orioles Had a Weird Uni Inconsistency

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning, and happy last day of February! Hope you all had a good weekend. Now then: People often forget that Reggie Jackson played …