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Lots of green for St. Patrick’s Day yesterday, but by far the best development was at Padres camp, where everyone wore green caps — except for pitcher Dennis O’Grady, who celebrated his Irish heritage by adding a green jersey and green socks to the mix (see above). Kudos to him and to the Padres equipment staff for this maneuver.
The other MLB teams fell into one of two categories. First were the teams that wore green caps: (Continue reading)
[Editor’s Note: Today’s lead entry and Ticker were both written by intern Garrett McGrath. Please join me in congratulating him on his first proper Uni Watch byline. — PL]
By Garrett McGrath
E.B. White said in Here Is New York: “The city makes up for its hazards and its deficiencies by supplying its . . . → Read More: The Luck of the Irish: Saint Patrick’s Day Roundup
St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on Monday, which means teams from around the sports world will be wearing green. Many of you probably know that this gimmick-turned-tradition was pioneered by the Cincinnati Reds, who wore green-trimmed uniforms for a spring training game in 1978. But did you know that another pro sports . . . → Read More: A Major St. Paddy’s Day Historical Find