The Greatest Sleeve Patch in the History of Ever

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A Patch for Hammerin’ Hank

As you can see at right, the Braves unveiled a sleeve patch yesterday to mark the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron’s record-breaking 715th home run (click on the photo to enlarge; further info here). I wouldn’t normally devote a main entry to a patch, but there are several aspects of this one that . . . → Read More: A Patch for Hammerin’ Hank

Patchwork: Share and Share Alike

. In yesterday’s Ticker I linked to this old Red Wings photo and explained that the sleeve patch was for the Detroit sestercentennial (yes, that’s the term for a 250th anniversary).

That led Gridiron Uniform Database co-founder Bill Schaefer to post a comment pointing out that the Lions wore that same patch in . . . → Read More: Patchwork: Share and Share Alike

The Return of the Stargell Stars

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I was all set to say, “You have one of the most beautiful home unis in the sport, you wait over two decades to get into a playoff game, and you wear black?” But then the Pirates did something so wonderful in last night’s National League . . . → Read More: The Return of the Stargell Stars