Twitter user @JCL513 . . . → Read More: A Look Back at MLB Teams Wearing White Pants on the Road
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
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.
The MLB all-stars . . . → Read More: 1967 Softball Game: MLB All-Stars vs. Celebrities
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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