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 […]

America’s (or at least Delaware’s) Most Uni-Obsessive Baseball Coach

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Back in early April, I showed you this photo of the amazing sweaters worn by the baseball team at Delcastle Technical High School in Delaware. At the time, I promised that I’d be telling you more about the team and its uniforms later in […]

Two Little-Known Tales of MLB Hosiery History

I recently came across two interesting items about semi-recent MLB hosiery history that were new to me. First, longtime Uni Watch reader Trevor Williams alerted me to an interesting passage in former Twins first baseman Kent Hrbek’s Wikipedia entry, as follows:

Hrbek, who was notorious for losing his stirrups, was the most outspoken member […]

Eternal MLB Pant-Length Debate Apparently Began With King Carl

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The photo above is from 1937. The gent on the left is New York Giants screwballer Carl Hubbell (most famous for striking out five consecutive future Hall of Famers in the 1934 All-Star Game). As you can see, his pant legs go down lower than those of […]