You Sunk My Battleship!

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Back in 2007, . . . → Read More: You Sunk My Battleship!

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

Another Fascinating GUD Discovery

By Phil Hecken

As most of you (especially weekend readers) are aware, the Gridiron Uniform Database (or GUD, for short), the brainchild of Tim Brulia, Bil Schaefer and later, Rob Holecko, has for the past three years been documenting, via historical research, the uniforms worn by professional football teams across America. It’s been . . . → Read More: Another Fascinating GUD Discovery

A Civilly Righteous Game in Houston Town

By Phil Hecken

Last night, the Houston Astros — playing as the “Houston Eagles” — and the Baltimore Orioles (playing as the Baltimore Elite Giants), engaged in the annual Civil Rights game. Believe it or not, this annual game has been played since 2007.

The first two games were held at AutoZone Park . . . → Read More: A Civilly Righteous Game in Houston Town