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 […]

A Uni Watch Look at Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant died yesterday. I’ll leave it to others to address what he meant on a cultural or historical level, or even on a basketball level. Here at Uni Watch, we’re more concerned with how he fit into the uni-verse and how the uni-verse responded yesterday to his passing, so that’s what we’ll address […]

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 […]

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 […]