Classic Scoreboards - Meet The Artist

By Phil Hecken

If you’ve been reading Uni Watch for the past couple months, you’ve (hopefully) noticed a new Saturday feature this year: “Classic Scoreboards,” which are the brainchild of Gary Chanko. When Gary approached me about doing this series over the summer, I was ecstatic, because aside from uniforms, there are two things . . . → Read More: Classic Scoreboards – Meet The Artist

Yet Another Quirk Involving the Mets Logo

It’s been an interesting year for the Mets’ skyline logo. Back in January, uniform designer/historian Todd Radom discovered that the logo had originally been rendered in pink and black. Six months later he figured out why it had been pink and black. And then last month we had that kerfuffle about one of the buildings . . . → Read More: Yet Another Quirk Involving the Mets Logo

Uni Watch DIY Project: Get Aud of Here!

[Editor’s Note: It’s been a very fertile time for DIY projects. Our latest one comes from Mike Cline Jr., who took on a very specific kind of project that I don’t think we’ve seen before. ”” PL]

By Mike Cline Jr. I decided that my air hockey table was missing something, so I decided . . . → Read More: Uni Watch DIY Project: Get Aud of Here!

He Shoots, He Score(board)s!

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Nowadays every stadium has a high-def color jumbotron. Back in the 1970s and ’80s, though, most ballparks had conventional one-color scoreboards that displayed dot-matrix images. An artist named Peter Chen has created a series of portraits based on that old scoreboard style (you can see some of . . . → Read More: He Shoots, He Score(board)s!