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The Okkonen Files, Vol. 6: Letters on Letterhead

It’s been over three months since we had an entry in the Okkonen files, the series of entries in which I’m examining the work and legacy of pioneering baseball uniform …

The Okkonen Files, Vol. 5: Various Reader Interactions

Welcome to the latest installment of the Okkonen files, as we continue to examine the work and legacy of pioneering baseball uniform researcher Marc Okkonen, who died in late May. …

The Okkonen Files, Vol. 4: A Letter from the Master

Click to enlarge Welcome to the latest installment of Uni Watch’s deep dive the work and legacy of pioneering baseball uniform researcher Marc Okkonen, who died in late May. Previous …

The Okkonen Files, Vol. 3: Thoughts From Todd Radom

Welcome to the latest installment of the Okkonen files, as we continue to examine the work and legacy of pioneering baseball uniform researcher Marc Okkonen, who died in late May. …

The Okkonen Files, Vol. 2: Mitchell & Ness Memories

For all photos, click to enlarge Welcome to Vol. 2 of the Okkonen Files, as we continue to explore the work and legacy of pioneering baseball uniform researcher Marc Okkonen, …

The Okkonen Files, Vol. 1: The Birth of Dressed to the Nines

Last month I wrote an obituary/tribute for Marc Okkonen (that’s him at right, throwing out the first pitch at the 2016 home opener of his hometown Muskegon Clippers; click to …

Marc Okkonen: 1933–2019

I woke up this morning to an email from Phil, who informed me that Marc Okkonen died on Monday. He was the author of several books, most notably Baseball Uniforms …