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Orel Hershiser: Man of Many Uni Quirks

Reader JaceSon P. Barrus recently brought to my attention a discussion that took place in the Dodgers broadcast booth on July 6 between play-by-play man Joe Davis and color analyst …

Some Uni Watch Thoughts on Bill Buckner’s Passing

Click to enlarge Bill Buckner died yesterday. He wore several classic uniforms during his career (including the Cubs’ beautiful reverse-pinstriped road uniform, shown above), but of course he’ll always be …

Just How Many NFL Placekick Holders Wear Gloves?

It all started two days ago, when our own Alex Hider noticed Browns punter Britton Colquitt (shown above, in a game from earlier this year) wearing gloves while holding for …

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 …

Meanwhile, at the Home Run Derby…

Click to enlarge As you know, cubs are ferocious, rabid beasts that snarl like the demon hellspawn they are. They stalk the landscape in zombie-like packs, striking fear into the …

Four-Finger Discount (and three-finger, too)

Last Saturday, on Independence Day, I wrote, “If you’re playing with pyrotechnics today, try not to blow off more than one or two body parts (save the rest for next …

An Assortment of MLB Goodies

How cold was it last night in Philadelphia? So cold that Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur wore a batting glove on his throwing hand (and apparently laughed about it). Not sure …

A Glove Affair

There’s a new trend in the NBA: players on the bench wearing gloves to keep their hands warm. Patrick Patterson of the Raptors (above left) did it on Monday night, …

For the Glove of the Game

A short while ago I got a note from reader Harrison Hamm who wrote “I’ve got a pretty good story idea: A look at soccer goalies uniforms and gloves. You …

How Deep Is Your Glove?

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on vacation. Today we have an excellent feature by intern Mike Chamernik — enjoy.] By Mike Chamernik I played baseball in Little League and the lower …