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Category: Shorts/Trunks

Treasures from the Ripon Vault: More on the Suns’ Shorts

For all images, click to enlarge Good morning! I received lots of very positive feedback in response to my recent post about the Suns still wearing zipper-fly shorts as late …

XYZ: A Close Look at the Suns’ Zipper-Fly Shorts

Click to enlarge Who’s that in the Phoenix Suns uni? Give yourself a gold star if you recognized that player as none other than Pat Riley, who played for the …

A Uni Watch Look at Marvelous Marvin Hagler

Embed from Getty Images Good morning, and happy Ides of March from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be safe and well. Hope everything is also good …

Uni Watch DIY Project: Phoenix Suns Shorts

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on vacation until May 30. Today we have a guest entry from Brad Eenhuis, who’s going to fill us in on a DIY project he recently …

A Look at Celtic’s Numbers (or lack of them)

[Editor’s Note: Greetings from Virginia’s Eastern Shore, where I’m currently enjoying a mini-vacation. More on that later. Today we have a guest entry from Ticker intern Jamie Rathjen — his …

A Look Back at the Lakers’ 2007 Throwback Short Shorts

Click to enlarge When it was announced that the Lakers would be wearing late-’80s throwbacks for last Friday night’s game against Golden State, several people felt obliged to quip, “Are …

A Uni Watch Look at Muhammad Ali

Click to enlarge You know this photo; everybody does. It captures one of the signature moments in the career of Muhammad Ali, who died on Friday: his controversial first-round knockout …

Sox in Shorts Redux?

For the White Sox section of my recent ESPN column on the best throwback uni for each MLB team, I wrote, “Nope, no throwback of the infamous “Sox in shorts” …

Just When You Thought You’d Seen Everything…

Last week I mentioned how several college hoops players, especially on Under Armour-outfitted teams, were rolling up the waistbands on their shorts, maybe to make their shorts shorter or maybe …

Uni Watch Book Club: ‘Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of ’76’

Reader Ed Kozak recently tipped me off to some good uni-centric content in Dan Epstein’s recently published book, Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of ’76, …

Funk in the Trunks

After Joe Frazier’s recent death, I mentioned Frazier’s flashy trunks in the first Ali fight and his orange gloves with green thumbs in his first bout with George Foreman. That …

The Bleeding Ultimate

Quick, who was the last boxer to score a knockdown against Muhammad Ali? Punch yourself in the nose 13 times in a row if you knew it was Chuck Wepner, …

Redlegs: Not Just a Cincinnati Thing

——— Pretty cool photo + caption, right? Dan Cichalski sent it to me the other day. Fascinating shot on several different levels. One thing at at time: • We can …

Hawkeye Hoops, Hurrah!

When someone sends me a link to a slideshow of old photos, I usually just put it in the Ticker and that’s that. But Cody Dannen recently sent me a …

And They Lost Again Anyway

As if the Longhorns didn’t have enough problems on the court lately, last night they became the latest college hoops team to wear one Nike’s sublimated rear-jersey designs. If you …