In today’s Ticker, we’ve got a broken baseball helmet, a new identity for Davidson College, and more!
- Reader Christopher Hickey came across some old photos of Astros C Skip Jutze wearing an orange batting helmet but without the blue star, just the white “H”. Odd — anyone have any more info?
- Pirates IF Liover Peguero slid into second base during yesterday’s game, breaking his C-flap. He wore the broken helmet for the rest of the inning. (From John Dankosky)
- Also in Pittsburgh, Lianne Palacios, mother of Pirates OF Josh Palacios and Cardinals IF Richie, switched out her jersey and cap depending on which of her sons was batting. (From multiple readers)
- The SSG Landers are holding an “Incheon Landing Day” to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the landing from September 1-3 by wearing these uniforms and having Korean War veterans throw out the first pitch. (From Jeremy Brahm)
- ESPN has reviewed a handful of recently-unveiled MLS third jerseys. (Thanks, Phil)
- New graphic identity for Davidson College.