Maple Leafs Unveil Logo for 2016-17 Season

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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

A Symbol of the South Used by Teams in the North

As I’m sure you’re all aware, the nation is currently in the midst of a robust discussion about the Confederate battle flag. That discussion has spilled over into the sports world, as NASCAR chairman Brian France has said that he wants the flag eliminated at races. I wrote about the intersection of the . . . → Read More: A Symbol of the South Used by Teams in the North

Charm City Pride, Hon

Interesting move by the Orioles, who took their “Baltimore” script, which normally appears on their road greys, and put it onto a set of home whites for last night’s game against the Blue Jays (plenty of photos here).

This was the Orioles’ first game at Camden Yards since the “empty stadium” game on . . . → Read More: Charm City Pride, Hon