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Uni Watch Bookshelf: ‘The Fabric of the Game’

Click to enlarge Today is Nov. 3 — a date that many of us have been awaiting with increasing anticipation and anxiousness. For those of us of a particular persuasion, …

Uni Watch Library: An Encyclopedia of Japanese Ballcaps

Click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: Good morning! Today we have a guest entry from Miles Crowther, who’s going to tell us about a new uni-centric book he recently acquired. Enjoy. …

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 …

Judging a Book by Its Cover

Jim Griffin recently wrote his first book — a position-by-position look at the best players in Yankees history, which was published about a month ago by Lyons Press. Along the …

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. …

Jim Bouton: 1939–2019

Click to enlarge Word came down last night that former MLB pitcher and best-selling author Jim Bouton had died at the age of 80. As you can see in the …

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 …