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MLB History Bombshell: Reds Wore Red Shoes in 1971!

In Tuesday’s blog post about Joe Morgan’s uniform history, I mentioned that Morgan, along with some of his Reds teammates, occasionally dabbled with alternate shoe colors in All-Star Games. As …

Cowboys Confirm Two Different Patches, New Pants Color

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning, and happy autumnal equinox! Autumn is my favorite season and “autumnal” is my favorite adjective (I like how the silent “n” suddenly …

Talking NFL Data Visualization With Anthony Reinhard

Click to enlarge — it’s worth it The remarkable chart shown above tracks each NFL team’s jersey color over every game for the past 21 seasons. For each team shown, …

When the Number and Name Colors Don’t Match

Notice anything uni-notable about this old photo of Michael Jordan about to break some hearts in Detroit? Here’s the part that interests me: For both teams, the color of the …

Which City’s Teams Are the Most Color-Consistent?

[Editor’s Note: Good morning! Today we have a guest entry from Mat Swatek, who’s created a project regarding team colors that I’m pretty sure everyone here will love. Enjoy! — …

To Play or Not to Play: That Is the Question

Click to enlarge With the NFL draft kicking off last night, I want to share this 1935 Philadelphia Eagles letter that reader/proofreader/pal Jerry Wolper came across the other day. At …

Chargers Flatten the Curve with New Logo, Color Scheme

Click to enlarge With leaks and rumors piling up, the Chargers shifted into “Ah, fuck it” mode yesterday and went ahead with the unveiling of their new logo — no …

A Close Look at the Rams’ New Logos and Colors

The new chapter begins https://t.co/D9h8D1R4li — Los Angeles Rams (@RamsNFL) March 23, 2020 Hello there! The Rams finally revealed their long-awaited color scheme and logo set yesterday. The unveiling took …

College Football Championship Wrap-up

Click to enlarge Greetings one last time from Florida, where the Tugboat Captain and I have been visiting her parents (we’re flying back home this afternoon). Yesterday we went kayaking …

Order Restored to Uni-Verse as Padres Bring Back Brown

Photo by San Diego Padres; for all photos, click to enlarge Paul here, making a rare Sunday appearance on the site. Greetings from San Diego, where I arrived yesterday afternoon …