Reds Have Big Surprise Up Their Sleeves

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Ever since the Reds announced their massive 150th-anniversary throwback program last fall, I’ve had yesterday’s game, featuring Cincy’s 1956 road unis, circled on my calendar.

That’s not because the ’56 road greys are my favorites (that distinction goes to the 1936 design with the . . . → Read More: Reds Have Big Surprise Up Their Sleeves

Spobacks, Glorious Spobacks

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OK, folks — I’ll be completely honest with you — if there was one throwback game this year I wanted to see, it was the Expos, er… Washington Nationals playing as the Montreal Expos vs. the Kansas City Royals, in a 50th Year Anniversary throwback to 1969. . . . → Read More: Spobacks, Glorious Spobacks

Redlegs, Literally: Cincy Wears 1936 Throwbacks

The Reds had their latest 150th-anniversary throwback game yesterday, and it was the one I was most excited about, as they turned back to the clock to 1936 and broke out the red pants. They did not disappoint — I love this look.

The team’s website provides the backstory on this unusual uni:

One . . . → Read More: Redlegs, Literally: Cincy Wears 1936 Throwbacks

Nats to wear 1969 ’Spobacks; Royals Will Also TBTC

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A big surprise emerged yesterday out of DC, where the Nationals announced that they will honor their franchise’s previous incarnation by wearing 1969 Expos road throwbacks for a game against the Royals on July 6. The news was first reported by The Washington Post.

The throwback threads, which will . . . → Read More: Nats to wear 1969 ’Spobacks; Royals Will Also TBTC