Uni Watch Book Club: ‘Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of ’76’

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Uni Watch Exclusive: Vikings Prototypes

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Hmmm, what have we here? It’s two sets of Vikings prototype designs that were prepared by Reebok in 2003. I got them from a source and confirmed their legitimacy with another source who used to work for the Vikings. And there’s a lot more . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Exclusive: Vikings Prototypes

A Typographical Quirk at the World Cup

About 25 years ago, when I was working as a book editor, I was introduced to the concept of a ligature. That’s the typographic term for what happens when two letters or characters are joined together in a single glyph or symbol, like in the examples shown at right (further info here).

Ligatures . . . → Read More: A Typographical Quirk at the World Cup

Boomer Sooner!

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Oklahoma released a new set of alternate uniforms yesterday. According to the press release, these uni will “occasionally supplement” the team’s standard home and road looks, which remain unchanged. The new designs “won’t be something we do constantly, but it will be a nice change-up,” . . . → Read More: Boomer Sooner!