A Uni Watch Look at the 2016 MLB All-Star Game

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The uni-related high jinks for last night’s MLB All-Star Game began well before the first pitch, as Pirates pitcher Mark Melancon lined up for the National League team portrait while wearing a Mets BP cap (that’s him in the third row, far right — you’ll be able to see it much better if you click to see the larger photo, and you can also see it here). Not sure why — did anyone hear an explanation?

Other notes from the game: (Continue reading)

#BringBackTheBrown (and Gold)! - An ASG BP Jersey History

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By Phil Hecken

I’ve never been a big jersey owning guy (hard to believe, especially for an editor on Uni Watch, right?) — in fact, the few jerseys I do own were all thrift store pick-ups. Like Paul, I care about what the players wear on the field, and not so much about the fans off of it. I care even less about the jerseys worn for batting practice or spring training. And there have been few, if any, All Star game jerseys I’ve ever liked.

Until now. (Continue reading)

MLB Releases Special Holiday Merch — er, Uniforms

MLB unveiled all of its holiday and special event uniforms in one fell swoop yesterday. That’s a departure from past years, when the various promotions were rolled out one at a time. If nothing else, this is very efficient, because we can now make fun of all the designs at once.

Thanks to various leaks, we already knew what many of these would look like, but let’s take a closer look: (Continue reading)

Absentee Weekend All-Star Report

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As you know, there are lots of rule changes for the Pro Bowl: no blitzing, no kickoffs, no rushing the punter or kicker, intentional grounding is legal, and so on. Another change, as you can see above on Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.’s helmet, is . . . → Read More: Absentee Weekend All-Star Report