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Mood Indigo

Click to enlarge Yesterday was Father’s Day, so MLB teams wore blue-themed uniforms and accessories, along with dark-grey caps — basically the same as Mother’s Day, but with the pink …

Jon Jay Honors Tony Gywnn with His Socks

Click to enlarge It’s a little hard to see in the photo shown above, but Padres centerfielder Jon Jay has been wearing socks featuring the image of former San Diego …

Cookie-cutter Cookies

By Phil Hecken, with Jimmer Vilk Follow @PhilHecken Got a fun one for you guys today. What would happen if you combined the ugly, septic, vapid and yet endearingly utilitarian …

A Unique Uniform Modification

Click to enlarge I always loved watching George Brett hit. The sweet swing, the big chaw of tobacco, the sense that he could wake up at 3am and knock a …

A Typographical Quirk at the World Cup

About 25 years ago, when I was working as a book editor, I was introduced to the concept of a ligature. That’s the typographic term for what happens when two …

Adios, Mr. Padre

Tony Gwynn, who passed away yesterday at the absurdly young age of 54, was the greatest pure hitter I ever saw. Watching him play, it always seemed like he could …

Uni Watch DIY Project: Creating a Jersey From Scratch

[Editor’s Note: Remember our recent entries about NHL-themed neckties? The same anonymous DIYer who created those is back with a DIY jersey project. Enjoy. ”” PL] By Anonymous I recently …

Walking the Plank

Last week’s issue of The New Yorker had a big article about Under Armour (which, unfortunately, is behind a paywall, so I can’t link to it — sorry). It was …

Happy Boxing Day

If you can’t see the slideshow above, click here So what did you think about the NBA’s latest foray into Christmas marketeering? We knew about the new jerseys, but we …

Monday Morning Uni Watch

If you can’t see the slideshow, click here Whatever else you can say about football, you have to love that the game goes on no matter what the weather (well, …