Uni Watch Book Club: ‘Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of ’76’

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Uni Watch Library: Little Leaguer's First Uniform

I was recently poking around on Etsy and came across a copy of a 1952 children’s book called Little Leaguer’s First Uniform. Sounded like good Uni Watch fodder, so I scooped it up for $10.

The title turns out to be somewhat misleading, as the book isn’t about a kid’s first uni. Instead, . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Library: Little Leaguer’s First Uniform

How Low Can You Go?

Masahiro Tanaka, the Yanks’ new Japanese import, made his MLB debut on Friday. And as you can see in the two shots above, he was pulling the old Barry Bonds move of keeping his pant legs anchored to his shoes with straps that went under the soles. The strap was supposedly . . . → Read More: How Low Can You Go?

Well, That Didn’t Take Long

We got our first serious uni glitch of the MLB season yesterday afternoon, as Cubs outfielder Junior Lake wore the team’s primary road gray jersey (“Chicago”) while the rest of the team was wearing the new alternate (“Cubs”). As you can see above, the Cubbies’ broadcast team noticed the mistake during the bottom . . . → Read More: Well, That Didn’t Take Long