How Deep Is Your Glove?

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... 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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It’s not often that a Uni Watch reader designs something that makes it onto an NFL gridiron, but that’s the case with the chinstraps you see above, which were designed by longtime reader and industrial designer Michael Princip. As some of you may recall, he’s the guy behind the Bulwark football helmet, which . . . → Read More: Chinny-Chin-Chin