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Some Thoughts About MLB Champagne Celebrations

October is the time for many things, not the least of which is MLB clubhouse champagne celebrations (like the one the Yankees engaged in, shown above, after defeating the Twins …

A Uni Watch Look at Game One of the World Series

Click to enlarge There was a uni-related anomaly in last night’s World Series opener even before the game started, as Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (above left) had a cap …

Tiger Talk

Embed from Getty Images Longtime Uni Watch reader/contributor Bruce Menard, who tweets tons of great vintage baseball imagery as @BSmile, came across something really interesting yesterday — the photo shown …

Getting the Year Off to a Uni-Centric Start

Yesterday I showed a photo of Caps defenseman Karl Alzner practicing in sunglasses. He followed up on that in yesterday’s Winter Classic by becoming the first NHL player in memory …

Buckeye Babies

With Ohio State set to face off against Alabama today in one of the college football playoff games, Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center is using OSU-branded “Beat Alabama” blankets for …

‘I see,’ said the blind man — wait, didn’t I use that headline two weeks ago?

I took a quick glance at the Insurance Bowl last night, just as a penalty was being called. As the ref announced the particulars of the foul, I noticed something …

How Do We Measure Uni-Notability?

Pretty nice shot of Dick Allen’s HSNOB (high school name on back), right? Reader Andy Chalifour sent it to me yesterday. I’d seen it before — hell, I’m pretty sure …

Sowle Train

Back on April 27th, I ran a Ticker item about this page from a 1958 MacGregor catalog. “Dig item G914,” I wrote. “Who’s Ted Sowle?” A reader helped fill in …

In Like a Lion, and So On

And I’m back, just in time to get snowed in. First and foremost: Major, major props to Phil for keeping everything running without a hitch during my absence. You da …

Shady Character

Back in March I wrote an ESPN column about athletes wearing sunglasses. At the time I wasn’t aware of any football players who’d worn shades on the field, but readers …