A Big Day for Cleveland

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A Newly Discovered Quirk in Twins Design History

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[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from uniform designer/historian Todd Radom, who’s discovered a heretofore undocumented chapter in MLB logo history. — PL]

By Todd Radom

I recently acquired a rare copy of the 1987 Major League Baseball Style Guide. It was a fun . . . → Read More: A Newly Discovered Quirk in Twins Design History

A Shout-Out to KC from the Power T

Phil and his crew have the weekend off, so there’s no SMUW or Five Plus One today — sorry. But there’s still plenty to talk about, beginning with Chiefs safety Eric Berry, who as you’ve probably heard has been sidelined with a mass in his chest, which may be lymphoma. Berry went to . . . → Read More: A Shout-Out to KC from the Power T

That Logo Looks Good Enough to Eat!

Nathan Shields is an illustrator. Some of his work is done the conventional way, but he’s making a name for himself by producing an impressive body of work in a very non-traditional medium: pancake batter.

Shields recently partnered Fansided to create a series of videos that show him creating pancake versions of all 32 NFL team logos. It would be one thing if he used little plastic logo molds or something like that, but he drew them freehand — so cool! The videos are mesmerizing to watch, and the results are surprisingly good. I have a feeling most of these weren’t done perfectly on the first take, but whatever — it’s a great project.

Each video runs about half a minute. You can see all 32 of them below, grouped by division: (Continue reading)