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When a One-Year Thing Becomes a Long-Term Thing

Click to enlarge Membership card designer Scott M.X. Turner recently gave me an idea for a really fun topic: uniforms or uni elements that were originally intended to appear for …

Uni Quirks Bring Down Curtain on 2020 MLB Season

Click to enlarge It happened! Blake Snell started Game Six of the World Series last night for the Rays, and then the Dodgers brought in Julio Urías to pitch in …

Some Thoughts on the Cardinals’ Memorial Patches

For all photos, click to enlarge Last Friday the Cardinals began wearing their memorial patch for Lou Brock, who died on Sept. 6. The patch features Brock’s uniform number and …

A Uni Watch Look at the NFL 2020 Season Opener

The 2020 NFL season got underway last night, as Kansas City hosted Houston. As KC took the field, I was surprised to see that they weren’t wearing a Super Bowl …

A Uni Watch Look at MLB’s Roberto Clemente Day

Yesterday was Roberto Clemente Day across Major League Baseball. The day has been an annual September celebration (the exact date has shifted from year to year), but this was the …

Did the Mets Use a Uni Watch Reader’s Idea Without Credit?

Embed from Getty Images . Elaine: It’s quite a coincidence. Rava: Yes. That’s all. A coincidence. Elaine: A big coincidence. Rava: Not a big coincidence. A coincidence! Elaine: No, that’s a big coincidence. Rava: That’s …

Pieces of Flair: Tom Brady’s Prodigious Patch Prowess

[Editor’s Note: Anthony Emerson, who compiles the Tickers that appear on Fridays and Saturdays, has written a sensational guest entry for us today. Enjoy. — PL] By Anthony Emerson Tom …

Are You Ready for Some Baseball?

Click to enlarge Paul here, filling in again for Phil, who’s off this weekend. Grapefruit and Cactus League action got underway in earnest yesterday, and there were several uni-notable aspects …

A Uni Watch Look at Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant died yesterday. I’ll leave it to others to address what he meant on a cultural or historical level, or even on a basketball level. Here at Uni Watch, …

A Uni Watch Look at the 2019 MLB All-Star Game

For all photos, click to enlarge Last night’s MLB All-Star Game turned into a giant uni-borne memorial for recently deceased Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, as all uniformed personnel on both …