Does Your Favorite NFL Team’s Coach Lean Right or Left?

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How Deep Is Your Glove?

[Editor's Note: Paul is on vacation. Today we have an excellent feature by intern Mike Chamernik — enjoy.]

By Mike Chamernik

I played baseball in Little League and the lower levels of high school, and I’ve always worn my fielding glove the same way. I always have my left index finger exposed on . . . → Read More: How Deep Is Your Glove?

... And Not All Ballplayers Are Superheroes

When I wrote about the difference between uniforms and equipment last Friday, I neglected to mention compression sleeves. The rules surrounding them make no sense: On the one hand, your undershirt sleeves have to be a certain color (unless you’re David Wright); on the other hand, you can wear a compression sleeve — . . . → Read More: … And Not All Ballplayers Are Superheroes

What’s the Difference Between a Uniform and Equipment?

My recent entry about Masahiro Tanaka’s Mizuno belt buckle (which, as we’ve now seen, is also worn by a handful of other MLBers) prompted a comment from reader Buck Fontana, who wrote, “Isn’t the belt part of the uniform? Couldn’t an opponent claim to the umpire that Tanaka is out of uniform?”

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