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MLB Unveils Mono-black & Mono-white Players Weekend Unis

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul may be …

MLB to Let Inmates Run Asylum for ‘Players Weekend’

Padres manager Andy Green hinted last week that the team might soon be experimenting with nickNOBs. Turns out it’s an MLB thing, not a Padres thing, and it’s part of …

Revisiting a Favorite Topic: the 1976 Braves’ NickNOBs

Back in 2012, I posted a series of entries in which I tried to nail down the specifics on the nickNOBs worn by the 1976 Braves, which had been the …

Major NickNOB Discovery

Serious historical find today, kids, and it’s a follow-up to something we first discussed back in 2012. In May of that year we addressed the rumor that 49ers running back …

Can the Glow-in-the-Dark Uni Be Far Behind?

Surprising news from the NBA last night, as reports began filtering out that the league will allow, or maybe even encourage, players on the Heat and Nets to wear nicknames …

Braves NickNOBs, Continued

[Editor’s Note: For the first two installments in this series, look here and here.] Well well well, look what we have here — Jimmy Wynn in nickNOB mode. I recently …

Braves NickNOBs Revisited

Last Tuesday’s entry, about the 1976 Braves’ nickNOBs, generated lots of very positive response (thanks, gang) and some good suggestions as well, so it’s time for a follow-up. First and …

NickNOBs and Snow Jobs: A Closer Look at the ’76 Braves

. One of my recent ESPN columns, which was about RNOBs and nickNOBs, included a table that listed a selection of nickNOBs from the past 45 years or so. One …