Today in the Ticker: A look at the Phillies’ and Astros’ World Series caps, another women’s soccer team ditches white shorts, and more.
- Here’s how the World Series cap patch will look on the Phillies’ and Astros’ headwear.
- A Cubs blog successfully figured out which game a 90-year-old Getty Images photo was from. (Thanks, Phil)
- The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, of all places, has an exhibit on baseball that opened earlier this year. (From Max Weintraub)
- With Kansas City playing the 49ers yesterday, here’s a story on how KC’s helmet logo apparently derived from the Niners’ “SF” mark. (From Phil and Kary Klismet)
- Germany: The Deutsche Eishockey Liga’s Eisbären Berlin wore pink jerseys this weekend.
- England/Scotland: The annual Rainbow Laces campaign started this weekend and ends next weekend, so men’s and women’s teams and their stadiums wore or displayed various rainbow-colored items. At least one team, Sheffield United’s women, wore rainbow numbers yesterday. Some Adidas-outfitted clubs also got pride-themed warm-up shirts.
- England: One of the kid mascots walking out with Aston Villa’s men’s team yesterday wore headphones to block out crowd noise. The player he was walking with, striker Danny Ings, did the same.
- Scotland: Livingston became the latest of several women’s teams in the UK to stop wearing white shorts.
- The blog Museum of Jerseys came up with Reverse Retro concepts for a number of clubs in different countries.
- France’s shirts for this weekend’s game against England at the Men’s Rugby League World Cup carried a tribute to former England and Leeds Rhinos player Rob Burrow, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2019.
- The girls’ team at Riverview Collegiate HS in Moose Jaw, Sask., got new uniforms. (From Kary Klismet)