Bear with me here, because today’s entry is going to take a minute to explain.
Here’s the deal: MLB caps these days normally have black underbrims. But when the Mets wore their 1986 throwbacks last season, they wore throwback caps with era-appropriate blue squatchees (instead of the current orange) and grey underbrims, as shown . . . → Read More: What Was the Deal with the Metsâ€™ 1986 World Series Caps?
The one bit of significant uni-related news that emerged from last night’s NFL draft came when the 49ers selected defensive lineman Solomon Thomas with the third overall pick. As you can see above, Thomas was presented with a Niners jersey rendered in Nike’s new tailoring template (the one with the cringe-worthy name that I’ll . . . → Read More: Niners Change Their Jersey Stripe Pattern
Ever since the NBA announced that Nike would be taking over from Adidas as the league’s uniform outfitter in the fall of 2017, one of the recurring questions on people’s minds has been, “Will Nike do anything about the sleeves?”
We may now have an answer. Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal included an article about . . . → Read More: Report: Nike Not Planning to Make Sleeved NBA Jerseys
The situation regarding White Sox pitcher Chris Sale reportedly cutting up his team’s throwback jerseys is certainly unusual. But it’s not the first time a uniform or uni element has been been cut, sliced, or scissored. Here are some examples, although I’m sure there are others:
. . . → Read More: Valerie Solanas Would Be Proud: A Brief History of Cutting Up Uniforms