A Cornucopia of Uni Goodness in One Photo

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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

A Typographical Quirk at the World Cup

About 25 years ago, when I was working as a book editor, I was introduced to the concept of a ligature. That’s the typographic term for what happens when two letters or characters are joined together in a single glyph or symbol, like in the examples shown at right (further info here).

Ligatures . . . → Read More: A Typographical Quirk at the World Cup

Possibly the Most Teeny-Tiny Uni Detail Ever

In case you missed it yesterday afternoon, my latest ESPN column is about NOBs with lowercase and small-cap lettering. It’s a fun typographic rabbit hole — enjoy.

Now, several other media outlets have reported that the Mets used an upside-down “P” for Travis d’Arnaud’s NOB last year but are using a genuine lowercase . . . → Read More: Possibly the Most Teeny-Tiny Uni Detail Ever