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Category: Camouflage

Happy Armed Forces Day!

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Good Saturday morning, Uni Watchers, and please let me be the first to wish you a Happy Armed Forces Day! According to MLB, it’s actually …

Crimson, Camo, and Pass the Ammo

Nearly seven months ago, when the pandemic shutdown was still in its early phases, I wondered aloud if the pandemic might make the sports world and the uni-verse re-evaluate which …

Uni Watch Classics: Nick Francona on Memorial Day Uniforms

[Editor’s Note: The days tend to bleed into each other during the pandemic, so you might not realize that Memorial Day is now just a few days away. With that …

Which Heroes Will the Post-Pandemic Uni-verse Celebrate?

Good morning! Everything here at Uni Watch HQ continues to be fine. I hope that’s also the case at your home. Now then, here’s something I’ve been thinking about: For …

Talking Memorial Day Uniforms with Nick Francona

Monday is Memorial Day — the day when we remember and mourn fallen military members. As most of you know, I’ve been critical of the way Major League Baseball has …

On Purple Amnesty Day, Uni Aesthetics Take A Hit

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken We all have our good days and our bad days. Uniforms? Yep, they work that way too. Yesterday was (as you should all be aware) …

Some Thoughts on This Year’s MLB Holiday Uniforms

As you probably know by now, MLB released its holiday uniforms on Friday. Phil had a full rundown on Saturday. If you haven’t already read that, start there so you’re …

Still Waiting for That Peace Corps Tribute Uniform

Click to enlarge Veteran’s Day is this Saturday, so college football teams are trotting out all the usual moves, beginning with last night’s game between Kent State and Western Michigan, …

Worth a Thousand Words (or merchandise sales)

Click to enlarge Major League Baseball’s annual Memorial Day camouflage-fest got a bit of pushback yesterday in Kansas City, where at least four Tigers players (shown above, clockwise from top …

MLB Theme Weekend, Part Deux

Click to slightly enlarge By Phil Hecken MLB began the second of four uni-theme weekends yesterday (the other three are Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Independence Day). This one will …

A Good Solution to the Camouflage Problem

Click to enlarge Good morning! Yesterday was Memorial Day. Amidst all the camouflage (which as you know I consider to be a toxic mix of bad design and bad civics, …

MLB Releases Special Holiday Merch — er, Uniforms

MLB unveiled all of its holiday and special event uniforms in one fell swoop yesterday. That’s a departure from past years, when the various promotions were rolled out one at …

Giants (accidentally?) Reveal MLB Holiday Uniforms

Click to enlarge MLB hasn’t yet announced its uni-related plans for Memorial Day or Independence Day. There’s nothing unusual about that — those announcements (or leaks) usually don’t come our …

Reports Raise Questions About Group Tied to Camouflage Uniforms

Many camouflage or other military-themed uniforms these days are produced and marketed in conjunction with the Wounded Warrior Project, which has become a popular charity for uniform tie-ins and merchandise …

Life’s Goal Accomplished: Uni Watch Mentioned on Mets TV Broadcast

I mentioned in yesterday’s Ticker that I wouldn’t be watching the Mets on Monday night because they were scheduled to wear their brutal camouflage uniforms (which are even worse this …