So here’s . . . → Read More: A Look at MLB All-Star Game Ballot Design
By Phil Hecken
I’m generally not a big fan of “gimmicks” or “look at me” moves or other attention-getting measures. So when I heard genius comedian Will Ferrell was planning to “play” in five games for ten different Cactus League teams on Thursday, I originally thought it was just another publicity move or . . . → Read More: Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way
Reader Leo Strawn Jr. recently sent me the photo you see above, which shows Reds greats Davey Concepcion and Johnny Bench wearing white helmets! It was striking to see, but I also had a feeling I’d seen it before — if not this specific photo, then others showing the Reds in white headgear . . . → Read More: A Look at White MLB Helmets
Reader Leo Strawn Jr. recently sent me this photo of Pete Rose, which I hadn’t seen before. Pretty sure it’s from 1963. There’s so much going on here! Let’s go one thing at a time:
• Rose was batting without a helmet.
• You don’t often see a pinstriped vest, much less a . . . → Read More: A Cornucopia of Uni Goodness in One Photo