Retired Number Is Latest Mets Head-Scratcher

The Mets have a habit of making some really odd decisions — naming an agent as their general manager, refusing to create a statue for Tom Seaver until after he had retired from public life due to dementia, trading for Robinson Canó, mistakenly listing two former players as dead even though they were very . . . → Read More: Retired Number Is Latest Mets Head-Scratcher

Jackie Day Recap, 2019 Edition

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Yesterday was Jackie Day, so everyone wore No. 42. It’s one of my favorite uni-driven promotions and unquestionably Bud Selig’s greatest (only?) positive legacy. I understand why some people think only one player per team should get to wear No. 42, I understand why some fans and . . . → Read More: Jackie Day Recap, 2019 Edition

Uni Watch DIY Project: Replicating the Celtics’ Retired Numbers

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest post from Brad Eenhuis, who’s hit upon an interesting new DIY project category. Enjoy. — PL]

By Brad Eenhuis

Recently I’ve been turned on to these DIY fleece tie blankets. They don’t require any sewing and are very easy to make (there are good tutorials here and . . . → Read More: Uni Watch DIY Project: Replicating the Celtics’ Retired Numbers

Should Robinson Canó Get to Wear Willie Mays’s Number?

The Mets mortgaged their future for a 36-year-old PED user completed their trade for Robinson Canó yesterday. The ink on the contract was barely dry when it was announced that Canó will wear No. 24, which quickly led to a lot of discussion in the Twitter-verse. I’d like to address that here today.

As . . . → Read More: Should Robinson Canó Get to Wear Willie Mays’s Number?