Auction Action

As you may have noticed in the left-hand sidebar, our friends at Grey Flannel Auctions are running another catalog auction. Here are some of the listings that caught my eye:

• Here’s something fascinating: This 1957 Willie Mays jersey has smaller, snugger-fitting buttonholes, because, according to the auction house, “Mays preferred a tighter-fitting shirt.” Never seen or heard that before.

• Whoa, check out this full-length Milwaukee Braves satin jacket!

• Nearly two decades on, that inaugural Devil Rays design still sends shivers down my spine. (Continue reading)

The Story Behind the Story of the Guy Who Ended Up With Edinson Volquez's Cap

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Meet Jeremy Scheuch, a lifelong Royals fan who lives in Chicago but still gets back to KC to see important games — like Sunday’s Opening Night game against the Mets. He’s holding the cap that Royals starter Edinson Volquez mistaken wore during the first inning of that game. The story of how he ended up with the cap is a good one, and I had the pleasure of telling it in this ESPN piece, which went up yesterday afternoon. (Continue reading)

Auction Action

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on vacation this week, but he prepared this entry for today. Enjoy.]

As you’ve probably noticed in the left-hand sidebar, our friends at Grey Flannel Auctions are currently running their annual holiday auction, which features a dizzying 2057 items. Fortunately, I’ve already sifted through the catalog to bring you . . . → Read More: Auction Action

I Love a Man in a Uniform: Bill Henderson Interview

If you’re a regular Uni Watch reader, you’re probably familiar with (and, ideally, own a copy of) Bill Henderson’s seminal Game Worn Guide to MLB Jerseys, by far the most authoritative product of its type. It’s no exaggeration to say I refer to it on a near-daily basis — to confirm this, to . . . → Read More: I Love a Man in a Uniform: Bill Henderson Interview