Pittsburgh History Mystery Deepens

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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

Uni Watch Column Leads to On-Field Change (probably)

Two weeks ago I had an ESPN column on MLB logo inconsistencies. One of those inconsistencies involved the Braves, whose helmet logo has always been fatter than their cap logo. When I was doing the reporting for that story, a Braves spokesperson acknowledged the discrepancy but said, “It’s been that way for as . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Column Leads to On-Field Change (probably)