Uni Watch Bookshelf: ‘The Fabric of the Game’

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Today is Nov. 3 — a date that many of us have been awaiting with increasing anticipation and anxiousness. For those of us of a particular persuasion, it’s a date we thought might never get here. Indeed, as the pandemic has dragged on and this crummy year […]

Uni Watch Library: An Encyclopedia of Japanese Ballcaps

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[Editor’s Note: Good morning! Today we have a guest entry from Miles Crowther, who’s going to tell us about a new uni-centric book he recently acquired. Enjoy. — PL]

By Miles Crowther

Over the past few months I’ve become increasingly interested in Japanese baseball and started […]

The Okkonen Files, Vol. 6: Letters on Letterhead

It’s been over three months since we had an entry in the Okkonen files, the series of entries in which I’m examining the work and legacy of pioneering baseball uniform researcher Marc Okkonen, who died in late May.

But we’re back today with a new entry, courtesy of two Uni Watch readers who’ve shared […]

Judging a Book by Its Cover

Jim Griffin recently wrote his first book — a position-by-position look at the best players in Yankees history, which was published about a month ago by Lyons Press. Along the way, he learned that, like most first-time authors, he had no say regarding the book’s cover design (shown at right, click to enlarge).

But […]