A Look Back at MLB Teams Wearing White Pants on the Road

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Mr. Met Mystery Kinda-Sorta Solved, Mostly

As many of you know, for several years now I’ve been trying to find the identity of the artist who designed Mr. Met — not the live mascot but the cartoon character. The Mets no longer have any records on the character’s history, and I’ve been unable to find the answer myself. I . . . → Read More: Mr. Met Mystery Kinda-Sorta Solved, Mostly

1967 Softball Game: MLB All-Stars vs. Celebrities

Reader William Yurasko recently pointed me toward something very cool on YouTube: the full broadcast (shown above) of a 1967 softball game between a team of MLB all-stars and a team of celebrities. The game was held at Dodger Stadium with Vin Scully and Jerry Lewis handling the broadcast duties.

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A Unique Uniform Modification

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I always loved watching George Brett hit. The sweet swing, the big chaw of tobacco, the sense that he could wake up at 3am and knock a double into the gap. Okay, so he left a bit to be desired in the stirrup department, but whatever . . . → Read More: A Unique Uniform Modification