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Category: Special Occasions

Video Game Shows New Unis for Jackie Robinson Day

Good morning! April 15 — just 11 days from now — is Jackie Robinson Day. It’s also the 75th anniversary of Jackie breaking the big league color barrier and the …

Gold Standard: Nats Players Reveal Championship Uniform

Just as the world was about to go kablooey back in early March, people were starting to ask me if the Nationals, like most other defending World Series champs in …

Jackie Robinson Day Recap

Yesterday was Jackie Day. As usual, all MLB uniformed personnel wore No. 42. I know some of you don’t like that, but I love it. Just for one day, everything …

Uni Watch Research Project: Saying It with Flowers

Back on Opening Day, Mets manager Mickey Callaway was presented with a horseshoe-shaped wreath of flowers — a gesture of good luck for the coming season (as shown at right; …

Astros Wear Gold-Trimmed Championship Unis for Home Opener

Embed from Getty Images The Astros played their home opener last night, so they wore their gold-trimmed jerseys and caps for the occasion. I’d say this was one of the …

The Inside Story Behind the ‘Dallas Razorbacks’

Click to enlarge As I mentioned earlier this week, Arkansas will be honoring their most famous alum, Jerry Jones, by wearing Cowboys-style uniforms when they play Texas A&M at the …

Cubs Celebrate Title With Subtle Gold-Trimmed Unis

Embed from Getty Images After a rain delay, the Cubs finally had their home opener last night. As you can see above, the gold trim on their championship uniforms was …

The Series When the White Sox Wore White Socks (mostly)

There are certain uniform variations and peculiarities that have become standard knowledge among the uni-scenti over the years. By now we all know that the Cowboys wore red, white, and …

MLB Releases Special Holiday Merch — er, Uniforms

MLB unveiled all of its holiday and special event uniforms in one fell swoop yesterday. That’s a departure from past years, when the various promotions were rolled out one at …

Giants (accidentally?) Reveal MLB Holiday Uniforms

Click to enlarge MLB hasn’t yet announced its uni-related plans for Memorial Day or Independence Day. There’s nothing unusual about that — those announcements (or leaks) usually don’t come our …

A Look at Yesterday’s MLB Independence Day Uniforms

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper broke new ground in the star-spangled sweepstakes yesterday, as he used a star-emblazoned bat for Independence Day. Hard to argue with the results, as he had …

EXCLUSIVE: Next Season’s NBA Christmas Uniforms

Christmas is more than seven months away, but you’re going to get a little taste of it today, because I’m bringing you another exclusive: this year’s NBA Christmas uniforms, which …

Our Annual Look at Jackie Robinson Day

Click to enlarge As many of you know, the Padres provide jerseys — Padres jerseys — to San Diego-area Little League teams. They had a bunch of those Little Leaguers, …

Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That

Click to enlarge As you know, European hockey uniforms are plastered with ads. Toss in a rainbow design for Gay Pride Night, as the Swedish team Örebro did on Saturday, …

A Look at The NBA’s Christmas Day Uniforms

Greetings, and happy Boxing Day! The NBA’s Christmas present to America was certainly better this year than in 2013 or ’12, but it was nonetheless a mixed bag. I’m not …