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Category: Player Names/Nameplates

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 …

Rangers’ Gilbert Tribute Leads to Bizarre Uni Combo

Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images; click to enlarge Visually jarring mix-and-match moment at Madison Square Garden last night, as the Rangers saluted the late Rod Gilbert by wearing …

Period Piece, Revisited

Photo by Ian Johnson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images; click to enlarge Nearly four years ago, I wrote a piece about how some NFL teams use a period after the “Jr” …

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 …

Rangers Rookie Leads the League in Diacritical Marks

For all photos, click to enlarge 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 …

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

Click to enlarge 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 …