The Okkonen Files, Vol. 5: Various Reader Interactions

Welcome to the latest installment of the Okkonen files, as we continue to examine the work and legacy of pioneering baseball uniform researcher Marc Okkonen, who died in late May.

We have Okkonen-related items today from three people, beginning with Uni Watch reader Ethan Lewis, who writes:

I bought a copy of Okkonen’s Baseball . . . → Read More: The Okkonen Files, Vol. 5: Various Reader Interactions

The Okkonen Files, Vol. 4: A Letter from the Master

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Welcome to the latest installment of Uni Watch’s deep dive the work and legacy of pioneering baseball uniform researcher Marc Okkonen, who died in late May.

Previous installments of the Okkonen Files have examined Okkonen’s research methods and how he interacted with major figures in the uni-verse like Hall . . . → Read More: The Okkonen Files, Vol. 4: A Letter from the Master

The Okkonen Files, Vol. 3: Thoughts From Todd Radom

Welcome to the latest installment of the Okkonen files, as we continue to examine the work and legacy of pioneering baseball uniform researcher Marc Okkonen, who died in late May.

Today we’ll be hearing from uniform designer/historian Todd Radom (that’s him at right), who’s been at the forefront of sports design for the past . . . → Read More: The Okkonen Files, Vol. 3: Thoughts From Todd Radom

Jim Bouton: 1939–2019

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Word came down last night that former MLB pitcher and best-selling author Jim Bouton had died at the age of 80. As you can see in the photo above, which is from the 1964 World Series, he had a uni-related quirk: His hat often fell off as . . . → Read More: Jim Bouton: 1939–2019