[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site (although he’s still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally), and Phil is off this week. Today’s content was written and coordinated by assistant editor Alex Hider. Paul will return to take over the site this Friday, . . . → Read More: Bucks Unveil First-Ever Throwback Uniform with an Ad Patch
The Astros are celebrating their 50th anniversary this season. And as you may recall, last September they announced that they’d be marking the occasion by wearing an assortment of throwback uniforms from throughout their history — including Colt .45s uniforms — for Friday home games.
So far, so good. But apparently there’s been a . . . → Read More: When Guns on Jerseys Are Outlawed, Only the Outlaw Jerseys Will Have Guns (or something like that)
By Phil Hecken
Today we continue with the Jerry Reuss series, and in this part, we will take a look at one of Jerry’s nascent talents — uni tweaking. Jerry is not only a stand up gentleman, a tremendous ball player, and a terrific announcer, he has a few more talents (some of which . . . → Read More: Rolls Reuss, Volume IV
By Phil Hecken
You might think pitching a no-hitter in the major leagues would be the greatest thrill for a baseball player. And you’d probably be right, unless you were Jerry Reuss, who placed that “achievement of a lifetime” squarely at number three in his all-time greatest.
So began my assignment for one of . . . → Read More: Rolls Reuss, Volume I