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Tigers Talk Tools of the Trade

Embed from Getty Images [Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from our own Mike Chamernik, and it’s really good. Enjoy. ”” PL] By Mike Chamernik I played baseball …

Digitally Printed Graphics Are the Future of Goalie Gear

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a fascinating guest entry from Jon from TheGoalNet.com, who’s going to tell us how high-res digital printing is transforming goalie pad design. ”” PL] By …

Proposed NFL Rule Changes Would Allow Color Rush Opt-Out, Eliminate One-Shell Rule

NFL owners will be meeting next week to vote on a slew of proposed rule changes, bylaw adjustments, and more, ranging from the momentous (the Raiders’ possible move to Las …

Is This the Future of Catcher’s Equipment?

Photo by Skye Design Studios; click to enlarge The catchers shown above play for the independent Atlantic League. As you can see, their masks, chest protectors, and shin guards feature …

Chinny-Chin-Chin

It’s not often that a Uni Watch reader designs something that makes it onto an NFL gridiron, but that’s the case with the chinstraps you see above, which were designed …

Birds on a Bat – An Interview with Gary Kodner, St. Louis Cardinals Designer

By Phil Hecken Today I have another really special article for you fine readers. Like many guests whose stories I feature on here, the story of this began with a …

A Closer Look at MLB Patch Sharing

First and foremost: If you’ve been having any technical trouble with the site, please try clearing your browser’s cache. Should solve it. Sorry for the hassle. Now then: As daily …

Peel-and-Stick News Items

Click bottom photo to enlarge Yesterday I Ticker-linked to a screen shot indicating that the Mets had added uni numbers to the back of their batting helmets this year. As …

Another Uni Watch Exclusive: Watch the Squatch

Yesterday I mentioned that the Mets and White Sox would be debuting a new uniform element — one that has never previously appeared on an MLB diamond — in their …

Uni Watch Exclusive: Knob Job Update

Last summer I wrote an ESPN column about the small but growing trend of MLB teams putting decals on their bat knobs. Now the man behind that trend — Pro …