The Dodgers unveiled new batting helmets for their home opener yesterday. The matte finish is nothing new, of course (the entire N.L. west has now gone matte), but the “LA” logos on the helmets are definitely worth a closer look. They’re raised off of the helmet shell, and were produced by a 3D printer. The slideshow above provides a good sense of how it looked. (Continue reading)
Many camouflage or other military-themed uniforms these days are produced and marketed in conjunction with the Wounded Warrior Project, which has become a popular charity for uniform tie-ins and merchandise lines.
I received a note the other day from reader Derek Reese, who raised an interesting point about NHL pants:
I go down to the glass during pregame warm-ups at Florida Panthers games, and I’ve noticed that the pants/breezers are made by several different manufacturers. In this shot, for example, you have players wearing both . . . → Read More: Hockey Pants: Surprisingly Non-Uniform
The NHL held a conference call yesterday to officially announce that Adidas will be taking over as the league’s uniform outfitter starting with the 2017-18 season and will also be outfitting the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. None of that is news, because the story was broken by TSN a month ago, but . . . → Read More: The New NHL/Adidas Deal: What It Means for Uniforms