Potentially entertaining . . . → Read More: Play for the Name on the Front of the Jersey (and the back, while you’re at it)
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
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
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