Pittsburgh History Mystery Deepens

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A Pittsburgh History Mystery

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Paul here, once again pinch-hitting for Phil. Reader Bruce Margulies recently came across a very interesting find: a photo of Willie Stargell wearing a batting helmet with the Pirates’ old “smiling pirate” logo at what appears to be Wrigley Field. I wasn’t aware of the Pirates . . . → Read More: A Pittsburgh History Mystery

Uni Watch DIY Project: A Helmet Headphone Stand

[Editor's Note: Paul is on vacation. Today we have a guest entry from Douglas Ford, who's come up with an interesting DIY project. Enjoy.]

By Douglas Ford

Several weeks ago I decided I needed a place to hang my headphones when I’m in the office.  A miniature football helmet seemed like the just right . . . → Read More: Uni Watch DIY Project: A Helmet Headphone Stand

More Firsts and Lasts

Current MLB rules require catchers to wear a helmet under their masks (except for those who wear the goalie-style mask, which basically is a helmet). When I was growing up in the 1970s, however, that rule hadn’t yet been enacted, and most catchers still wore a cap. One of the few exceptions was . . . → Read More: More Firsts and Lasts