O’Ree-O-Rama: NHL Pulls Out the Stops for Pioneer’s Number Retirement

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Good morning! The Bruins finally retired Willie O’Ree’s No. 22 last night. The ceremony, which was originally scheduled for last season but was postponed due to the pandemic, took place on the 64th anniversary of O’Ree breaking the NHL’s color barrier in 1958. As you can see […]

The Ultimate NFL, MLB, and NHL Uni Number Spreadsheets

Last Friday I wrote about Etienne Catalan’s sensational NBA uni number spreadsheet. At the end of that post, I said, “Now we just need someone to create something similar for all the other pro leagues!”

Some Uni Watch readers took the hint and got crackin’. First up is Peter Scharl, who’s whipped up this […]

The Ultimate NBA Uni Number Spreadsheet

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NBA numerologist Etienne Catalan, who I recently interviewed, has really outdone himself by creating a chart that shows which uni numbers are currently roster-assigned for each NBA team (those are the vertical columns) and also which teams currently use each number from 00 to 99 (those are […]

A Uni Watch Look at MLB’s Roberto Clemente Day

Yesterday was Roberto Clemente Day across Major League Baseball. The day has been an annual September celebration (the exact date has shifted from year to year), but this was the first year that the day had a major uni-related component — or, rather, several components. Here’s a recap:

• First, as you can see […]