Decades Before Jackie

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To Tuck or Not to Tuck: That Is the Question

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Last week I mentioned the excellent new “30 for 30″ documentary, Untucked, which is about Marquette’s untucked jerseys back in the late 1970s. As a companion piece to the film, I’ve examined the history of uniform tucking and untucking (the latter of which is nicely exemplified . . . → Read More: To Tuck or Not to Tuck: That Is the Question

KC: Stands for Kinda Confusing

The Kansas City Chiefs have had one of the most stable visual identity programs in all of pro sports over the past half-century. Their uniforms have barely changed over the years, and their primary logo hasn’t changed at all.

Or has it?

Take a look at this photo from about a year ago, . . . → Read More: KC: Stands for Kinda Confusing

Possibly the Greatest Example of Uni-Watching Ever

You probably don’t realize this — I didn’t realize it myself until a few days ago — but today is a very special day in the annals of uni-watching. For it was 77 years ago today, on Feb. 14, 1937, that the single greatest piece of uni-watchery I’ve ever encountered was published. Today we . . . → Read More: Possibly the Greatest Example of Uni-Watching Ever