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Category: Stripes

Possible Seahawks Prototype Jersey Surfaces

Click to enlarge The folks at the Gridiron Uniform Database recently received a note from one of their website visitors, who wanted to tell them about an interesting Seahawks jersey …

America’s Team: Cowboys Revive Red/White/Blue Stripes

Click to enlarge Interesting move yesterday by the Cowboys, who announced that they’re bringing back their red/white/blue helmet striping for this Sunday’s game against the Broncos. They wore that striping …

Georgia Adds Alternate Unis; Browns Add Orange Pants

For all photos, click to enlarge There were significant developments on both the pro and college football uniform fronts yesterday — a rare pigskin daily double! Let’s start with the …

Uni Watch Art Project: Coining the Term ‘Chicago Stripes’

For all photos, click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: As Phil noted in yesterday’s post, longtime Uni Watch friend/pal/hero Comrade Robert Marshall turned 50 years old on Sunday. To help mark …

Niners Change Their Jersey Stripe Pattern

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 …

A Close Look at Striping on NFL SpeedFlex Helmets

The Riddell SpeedFlex helmet presents a challenge for NFL equipment managers, because its shell includes a cutout on the crown, right where striping tape would normally be passing through. Several …

Striped Beauty Lurking in an Unexpected Place

As most of you know by now (and as is pretty obvious from the photo shown above, taken a little over a year ago), I like stripes. Always have. And …

Geezer British Oldies Act Pretends to Know Something About American Sports Uniforms

Interesting mix of sports design and music design yesterday, as the Rolling Stones announced a 15-city North American tour and promoted it by adapting their familiar lips-and-tongue logo to include …

A Utah-Buffalo Connection?

Last week I wrote about some uniform catalogs I acquired from the collection of the late Mike Hersh. One of those catalogs — a Spanjian catalog from 1971 — had …

Armed and Beautiful

Last Thursday night I received a note from reader Don Gale, who wanted to let me know that Astros first baseman Carlos Peña was wearing a pair of armbands that …

Winning the Battle, Losing the War

The player shown above is Brendan Ryan of the Mariners, from a recent Cactus League game. As you can see, he’s wearing striped stirrups, which you can also see in …

Earning Their Stripes

Well, at least now we know where Adidas got the idea for those Zubaz-esque stripes on its latest college hoops uniforms — or maybe where Zubaz got the idea in …

South by Northwest(ern)

For the past year or so I’ve been toying with the idea of getting green/gold striping tattooed onto my calves, to mimic the look of tube sox. But reader Adam …

Guess Who My New Favorite Player Is

Happy Gringo de Mayo from St. Louis, where I got in last night. Didn’t get to see much of yesterday’s Dodgers/Cubs throwback game, but I got lots of e-mails telling …

A Brand of a Different Stripe

As you may recall, last Friday I engaged in a lengthy examination of Hank Aaron’s 1974 footwear. A few hours after I posted that piece, I got the following note …