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Pat Quinn, who passed away on Sunday, had the distinction of being a coach/GM for two different teams, both of which announced yesterday that they’ll be memorializing him on their uniforms. The Maple Leafs will be wearing a jersey patch, but only for their next two . . . → Read More: In the Clover: The Mighty Quinn
Just when you thought you’d analyzed every conceivable visual aspect of the NFL, along comes reader Omar Jalife, who’s identified a fascinating detail that’s more interesting than you might initially assume.
Here’s what Omar’s noticed: Of the 32 NFL head coaches, only 11 of them — about one-third — wear their headset microphones . . . → Read More: Does Your Favorite NFL Team’s Coach Lean Right or Left?
When White Sox owner Bill Veeck pioneered the placement of players’ names on uniforms in 1960, he was probably too busy misspelling Big Klu’s name to wonder how his innovation might play out, oh, half a century later. Veeck was, among other things, an absurdist, so he probably would have enjoyed seeing the . . . → Read More: A Pair of Pre-Thanksgiving Turkeys