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Category: Typography

Is It Time to Stop Using Scripts on Sports Uniforms?

With cursive writing no longer being taught, some brands are abandoning their script logos. Should sports teams be next?

Pats Still Having Players Suit Up in Wrong Number Font!

For the fourth consecutive year, New England can’t keep its fonts straight.

Giants Doing Public Service with Heroic Uni-Centric Stadium Exhibit

If every MLB team did this, they’d have a much more uni-literate fan base.

A Book About Video Game Type Fonts

If you ever played 8-bit video games, this book is definitely for you!

So Did the Mets Fix the Number Font on the Seaver Statue?

They had all winter to fix it. Did they?

Premier League Announces New Font, Sleeve Logo for 2023-24

Things will look a bit different on the pitch next season.

Why Can’t Teams Use the Right Fonts on Retired Number Banners?

It seems like a simple enough thing, but a surprising number of teams get it wrong.

New ‘Best Players by Uni Number’ Graphics for Denver and Detroit (and Phoenix!)

Chicago got us started last week. Today we have two more cities — wait, make that three more — joining in on the fun.

Little Things Mean a Lot: La Stella Gets a Lowercase ‘a’

Click to enlarge Greetings from northern Colorado, where I’m currently spending a few days doing outdoorsy stuff (but may have to high-tail it due to an approaching storm — we’ll …

Let’s Talk About the Coyotes’ Bizarre NOB Lettering

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning! In last Sunday’s Ticker, Phil briefly mentioned the really fun “Los Yotes” pregame jerseys that the Coyotes wore two nights earlier. I …

Video Game Shows New Unis for Jackie Robinson Day

Good morning! April 15 — just 11 days from now — is Jackie Robinson Day. It’s also the 75th anniversary of Jackie breaking the big league color barrier and the …

Period Piece: Grammarians Triggered by U.S.F.’s Jerseys

Click to enlarge The San Francisco men’s hoops team doesn’t get much national exposure these days, so lots of fans freaked out yesterday when they tuned in for the team’s …

1970s-80s Orioles Had a Weird Uni Inconsistency

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning, and happy last day of February! Hope you all had a good weekend. Now then: People often forget that Reggie Jackson played …

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 …

Period Piece, Revisited

Photo by Ian Johnson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images; click to enlarge Nearly four years ago, I wrote a piece about how some NFL teams use a period after the “Jr” …