MLB caps . . . → Read More: And So It Begins
Yesterday’s post about the New Era logo being added to MLB game caps prompted a lot of comments from people who said they routinely remove the company’s logo from fashion caps with the aid of nail clippers, seam rippers, scissors, and other tools. There’s even a video on YouTube, embedded above, that shows . . . → Read More: New Era Logo Creep on MLB Caps, continued
And now it’s official: As we speculated yesterday, the New Era logo will indeed be added to MLB caps beginning with next month’s postseason, and then will be retained for all games beginning next season (yes, even for the Yankees).
This is, of course, extremely disappointing. It collapses the wall between major . . . → Read More: New Era Logo to Appear on MLB Caps
[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul is still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally.]
By Phil Hecken, with Chance Michaels
Long-time (and even more recent) Uni Watch readers will recognize the name of today’s lede writer, Chance Michaels, a good friend with whom Paul and I have shared dinners, enjoyed Mets games and some of you may have even met him at a Uni Watch gathering or two (he’s the third from the left in that last photo). Throughout the years, Chance has contributed a number of articles to the blog, and he’s probably most familiar to you as the guy who runs the wonderful Borchert Field Blog.
While the Brewers may be his overriding passion, his obsessive dedication to the athletic aesthetic is what makes his expertise in all fields, especially baseball from days of yore, so invaluable. Today’s article may mark the longest gap between a “Part II” and “Part III” in the history of Uni Watch — but I’m pleased to bring Chance back to report on a good development in the uni world. And after reading this, don’t forget to check out the final set (last two groups) of GRIFFIN DESIGN CONTEST entries (with voting).
I’ll let Chance take it from here… (Continue reading)