What Are the Most Common MLB NOBs?

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Play for the Name on the Front of the Jersey (and the back, while you’re at it)

Potentially entertaining development yesterday in the world of minor league baseball, as Marlins farmhand Austin Nola (above left) was promoted from the Double-A Jacksonville Suns to the Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs, whose wardrobe includes a navy jersey with a “NOLA” chest mark (above right).

That got a lot of folks very excited, . . . → Read More: Play for the Name on the Front of the Jersey (and the back, while you’re at it)

A Cornucopia of Uni Goodness in One Photo

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

You Won't Be Seeing This Jersey on the Field Again

Paul here. I’m returning to the site today, then webmaster John Ekdahl will have tomorrow’s content, and I’ll be back for good on Monday.

So: The controversy regarding Vanderbilt’s “Anchor Down” jerseys was resolved yesterday. In case you’re not familiar with the backstory, here it is: Except for the military academies, the . . . → Read More: You Won’t Be Seeing This Jersey on the Field Again