A Look at Jersey Designs That Lean to One Side

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Is This the Future of Catcher’s Equipment?

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The catchers shown above play for the independent Atlantic League. As you can see, their masks, chest protectors, and shin guards feature team-themed designs (from left: Lancaster Barnstormers; Somerset Patriots; Southern Maryland Blue Crabs; Sugar Land Skeeters; New Britain Bees; York . . . → Read More: Is This the Future of Catcher’s Equipment?

What Do We Think of the Kings’ New Identity?

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The Sacramento Kings unveiled a new logo set yesterday (see above). I was given early access to this one and have all the particulars in this ESPN piece, which includes some exclusive quotes from team president Chris Granger.

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Phils, Braves Make Subtle Jersey Adjustments for 2016

Most uniform changes are, for lack of a better term, official. They’re announced via press releases (or at least via social media), listed in the league style guide, and so on.

But there are also unofficial uniform changes — things that aren’t announced or even acknowledged but are nonetheless plainly visible to anyone who looks closely.

With the MLB season just a few days old, it’s apparent that at least two teams — the Phillies and Braves — have made unofficial changes to their jersey scripts. Let’s start with the Phillies. They use the same script on their home and road jerseys, and that script has clearly become thicker, or fatter, or bolder, or whatever you want to call it, this season (for all of these, you can click to enlarge): (Continue reading)