D-backs Pitcher’s Stirrups Lead to On-Air Hosiery Discussion

Good morning! Hope everyone had a good weekend, especially those of you who were observing Orthodox Easter.

Now then: Phil mentioned in yesterday’s Ticker that Diamondbacks reliever Noé Ramirez has been wearing some pretty sweet stirrups lately. As it happens, Ramirez’s hosiery stylings were the subject of some chatter between Mets broadcasters Gary Cohen […]

A Uni Watch Look at Bill Virdon

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Former MLBer Bill Virdon, who was Rookie of the Year as a player and a two-time Manager of the Year as a skipper, died on Tuesday. I grew up watching him manage the Pirates, Yankees, and Astros and always thought of him as a […]

A Very Uni-Eventful Night at the Ballpark

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Who was that at last night’s Mets/Marlins game at Shea? None other than yours truly and longtime Uni Watch reader Steve Dodell. Steve’s had many, many Uni Watch contributions over the years, from the guestwritten story of his DIY Mets jacket (the same one […]

A Uni Watch Look at Dick Tidrow

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Former MLB pitcher Dick Tidrow, who had a 13-year career in the 1970s and ’80s — including stints with both Chicago teams and both New York teams! — died a few days ago at the age of 74. He was never a star — more of a […]