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Category: Uni Pranks

It’s Not Easy Being (Neon) Green: Seahawks/Rams Report

Click to enlarge Okay, so that happened. I’ll get to last night’s game in a minute, but first I want to take a look back. Most of you probably know …

No Foolin’

If you can’t see the slideshow above, click here A good April Fool’s prank should have three elements: 1. Plausibility: It’s something that could be true. 2. Desirability: It’s something …

This May Be a First: WNOB

Did the A’s ever have a coach whose last name was Laurie? Nope — that’s Rene Lachemann, who coached for Oakland in the 1980s. He was known as a practical …

All Gummed Up

Bit of a sticky situation last night in Arizona, as Jordan Pacheco of the Rockies came up to the plate with a big wad of bubble gum stuck on his …

‘Now pitching, number 38 — or is it 30?’

Weird scene at Shea the other day, as Dodgers reliever Ramon Troncoso entered the first game of Tuesday’s twin bill with a piece of tape on his uni number — …

Uni Watch Book Club: The Baseball Book

Last month I wrote about all the great uni-related photos in Sports Illustrated’s The Football Book. Now I’ve gotten myself a copy of The Baseball Book, which has a slightly …

Your Tax Dollars at Work

I could probably do an entire entry just on this photo. Where to begin? The upturned collar, the number on the sleeve, the vertical placket insignia, the amazing crest, the …

Anyone Who Posts an ‘Agony of da Feet’ Comment Today Gets Permanently Tossed from the Site

Look closely at the photo shown above and you’ll notice something odd: The player (who happens to be Titans linebacker Ryan Fowler) has cut holes in the tips of his …

Matches, Lighter Fluid, Uniform, Marshmallows? Check, Check, Check, and Check.

By Vince Grzegorek By now most of you have probably heard about Scott Proctor’s equipment bonfire after Saturday night’s game at Yankee Stadium. (In a world of cell phone cameras, …

Blame Canada MLB

Yesterday was July 1st, which is traditionally celebrated as Canada Day up north. I’m told that from a strict statutory standpoint, this year’s version of the holiday is today, because …

‘C’ Section

Derek Lowe is scheduled to pitch tonight for the Dodgers. I’d been looking forward to this, because several readers reported over the weekend that Lowe was spotted in the dugout …

Muy Loco

In case you somehow missed it on E!, the big uni-related news yesterday was that Chad Johnson wore an “ocho cinco” nameplate during pregame warm-ups (that’s “eight five,” in case …

New Clear Days

It’s becoming increasingly clear that Tsuyoshi Shinjo is going to need his own wing in the Uni Watch Museum of Athletics Aesthetics. As we’ve already discussed over the past few …