In Which the Mets Find Yet Another Way to Be Confounding

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Pittsburgh History Mystery Deepens

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Back on Sunday I wrote about the unusual sight of Willie Stargell wearing a batting helmet with the Pirates’ “smiling pirate” logo. Now we may have another example — or at least the ghost of one. At first glance, the helmet shown on Freddie Patek’s 1971 . . . → Read More: Pittsburgh History Mystery Deepens

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

Up (with) the Establishment!, continued

Back in late April I suggested that it would be good to have a team called the Establishment. At the end of that piece I invited readers to come up with a logo for that team, with the promise of a free membership card or a piece of swag to the person who submitted . . . → Read More: Up (with) the Establishment!, continued