In Tuesday’s blog post about Joe Morgan’s uniform history, I mentioned that Morgan, along with some of his Reds teammates, occasionally dabbled with alternate shoe colors in All-Star Games. As an example, I included the photo displayed above, which shows him wearing red spikes in the 1977 Midsummer Classic. “A Red wearing red shoes . . . → Read More: MLB History Bombshell: Reds Wore Red Shoes in 1971!
The remarkable chart shown above tracks each NFL team’s jersey color over every game for the past 21 seasons. For each team shown, each horizontal row has 16 cells, representing that team’s 16 games in a given season, and each vertical column has . . . → Read More: Talking NFL Data Visualization With Anthony Reinhard
Notice anything uni-notable about this old photo of Michael Jordan about to break some hearts in Detroit?
Here’s the part that interests me: For both teams, the color of the NOB lettering doesn’t match the color of the uni numbers. I haven’t come up with a snappy name for this phenomenon yet, but for . . . → Read More: When the Number and Name Colors Don’t Match