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Yesterday’s post about the New Era logo being added to MLB game caps prompted a lot of comments from people who said they routinely remove the company’s logo from fashion caps with the aid of nail clippers, seam rippers, scissors, and other tools. There’s even a video on YouTube, embedded above, that shows . . . → Read More: New Era Logo Creep on MLB Caps, continued
And now it’s official: As we speculated yesterday, the New Era logo will indeed be added to MLB caps beginning with next month’s postseason, and then will be retained for all games beginning next season (yes, even for the Yankees).
This is, of course, extremely disappointing. It collapses the wall between major . . . → Read More: New Era Logo to Appear on MLB Caps
Fun game last night in San Diego, as the Padres celebrated the 80th anniversary of the old Pacific Coast League Padres by wearing 1936 throwbacks. Last night’s visiting squad, the Red Sox, also wore ’36 throwbacks, creating a weird mix of major and minor league looks. You can get good looks at both uniforms in the video shown above. (Update: Commenter Ryan H. informs me that the PCL Padres were actually a Sox farm club in 1936, so there’s a throwback connection!)
Here’s a closer look at the Padres design (for all of today’s photos, you can click to enlarge): (Continue reading)