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A Talk With Calgary Flames Uniform Designer Bill Brownridge

Click to enlarge Reader Will Scheibler recently came across something very interesting on eBay: a listing for the original mock-up artwork for the Calgary Flames’ mid-1990s “diagonal stripe” uniforms — …

A Look Back at the ‘Todays 1971’ MLB Team Albums

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be safe and healthy. Hope the same is true for you. …

Mike & Stefan Team Up To Tweak Your NFL Team’s Helmet

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken How’s everyone this fine Sunday? Hope all is well and you’re staying safe! If you missed it yesterday, I’m hosting my annual “Dads In Uniform” …

Tom Juettner Presents: MLB 2020 (Volume I)

By Phil Hecken, with Tom Juettner Follow @PhilHecken Hey everyone! Hope everyone is being smart and safe these days — obviously there’s a LOT of non-uni stuff going on while …

How the George Floyd Protests Are Reshaping the Uni-verse

Click to enlarge The racial justice protests that started in the United States after George Floyd’s murder and soon spread around the globe have already had a profound effect on …

History Mystery: A New Version of the Old English ‘D’

Click to enlarge The photo above shows Tigers designated hitter Luis Polonia legging out a triple on April 11, 2000. It was the first base hit in Comerica Park. Notice …

How Uni Watch Readers First Got It™, Vol. 2

A little over two months ago, I published the first in what I promised would be a running series of blog posts featuring Uni Watch readers sharing their stories of …

Uni Watch Classics: Coke Teams vs. Pepsi Teams

[Editor’s Note: Today I’m re-running — with some light edits and updates — a post that originally appeared on April 26, 2011. It involves a metaphor that I’ve found myself …

What Will the Uni-verse Be Like When Games Resume?

Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be healthy and safe (and where, for the first time in a week, we’re no longer under …

Bobble-liciousness from Mike Joseph

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken How’s everyone doing today? Good? I hope so. Looks like summer has finally arrived for most of the country — I hope everyone is staying …

Eric Steplitus’ MLB/NBA (reverse) Crossover Concepts, Vol. II

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Hey guys and gals — well, this has been some week, eh? Hope everyone is staying safe. I’m coming to you “live” from the family …

Uni Watch First Pitches: Tony Hawk

Embed from Getty Images As you may recall, two years ago I got to throw out the first pitch as part of the Syracuse Chiefs’ Brannock Device Night promotion (further …

Uni Watch Show & Tell: Vintage Salesman Sample Catalogs

For all photos, click to enlarge In case you hadn’t noticed, the whole world is stressed out at the moment. So today I thought I’d go off-uni and do a …

Ladies and Gents, Your Barcelona SugarCats!

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Keith Dussell, who’s created a very special uni-related project. Enjoy. — PL] By Keith Dussell In the summer of 2018, my …