Exclusive! 1956 Reds Prototype Uni Discovered

As you know, they Reds are celebrating their sesquicentennial with 15 throwbacks this season. But longtime reader/contributor Bruce “BSmile” Menard has come up with an old Reds uni that wasn’t on anyone’s radar, and it appears to be a major historical find.

The source material is a video clip that was shot at the . . . → Read More: Exclusive! 1956 Reds Prototype Uni Discovered

Silver in St. Louis: Unseen (by me) Blues Prototype Emerges

You probably know about the gonzo trumpet-themed uniforms that the Blues were going to wear until GM/coach Mike Keenan supposedly nixed them (although that story may be apocryphal). You might also be familiar with the original prototype jerseys that were worn by Blues execs Lynn Patrick and Sid Salomon III when the team’s NHL . . . → Read More: Silver in St. Louis: Unseen (by me) Blues Prototype Emerges

An Indians Prototype and a Very Uni-Minded GM

I recently received a communique from longtime reader Marc Viquez, who sent along the photo shown above (which he said was from this book). As you can see, it appears to show the Indians unveiling two uniforms for 1958, including a design with an unusual-looking “C.” I’d never seen that one before. Was it . . . → Read More: An Indians Prototype and a Very Uni-Minded GM

A Look at NHL Prototypes

There’s this woman on Twitter named Jen. Her handle is @NHLhistorygirl, so her tweets are mostly about NHL history. Lots of “On this date in 1983…” and things of that ilk.

Yesterday, though, Jen’s historical musings had a sub-theme: She did a series of nearly 20 posts featuring NHL prototypes, logos that were proposed but . . . → Read More: A Look at NHL Prototypes