A Typographical Quirk at the World Cup

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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!

Decades Before Jackie

Today is Jackie Robinson Day, the day when we honor the first African American to play in the major leagues. But as you can see above, Robinson was not the first African American to wear a jersey and cap while in a big league team’s employ — not by a long shot.

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’Tis the Season to Shift Your Brain Into MLB Mode

This photo of Jason Heyward was taken a few days ago. As you can see, he’s still using the facemask that he began wearing last season after being beaned by a pitch. There’s nothing new about a player wearing a mask attachment after being beaned, of course — lots of players have done . . . → Read More: ’Tis the Season to Shift Your Brain Into MLB Mode