In today’s Ticker, we have a whole bunch of soccer items, and a new uniform cut for the last holdout of Reebok’s uniform template.
- If you thought something was off on the Marlins’ throwbacks, you’re not alone: it turns out that the logo sleeve patches appear to be somewhat off–kilter. It should look like this. (From Mike Engle)
- The new MLB craze of ostentatious dugout celebrations for home run hitters is being covered in this Washington Post piece. (Thanks, Phil)
- D-backs P Zac Gallen wore what appeared to be a custom-engraved belt designed to match the D-backs’ City Connect unis during last night’s game. (From Artie Ojeda)
- The Kalamazoo Growlers of the Northwoods League have unveiled their July 4th uniforms. (From @viceforever88)
- Switzerland: Once upon a time, Grasshopper Club Zürich had perhaps the least convincing anti-drug slogan as their main shirt advertisement. (From Steve Kriske)
- Argentina: New third kits for Racing Club of the Primera División. (This and every succeeding item is from Kary Klismet)
- Brazil: New kits for Chapecoense of Brasileirão Serie B.
- Chile: Universidad de Chile of the Primera División has added a black third kit with a memorial inscription for club legend Leonel Sánchez, who died in April of last year.
- Cuba: New kits for the men’s and women’s national teams. (Also from Mario Flores)
- France: New one-off kits for FC Nantes to celebrate the club’s 80th anniversary.
- Germany: 2. Bundesliga side Arminia Bielefeld will wear one-off kits this weekend to commemorate the 100th anniversary of their 1923 Western German football championship.
- Sweden: New away kits for Djurgårdens IF of the top-tier Allsvenskan.
- Sweden: Fourth-tier club Gerdskens BK has unveiled new uniforms for the upcoming season meant to evoke the kit worn by Danish national team goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel during Denmark’s surprise run to the 1992 Euro championship.