If It Can Happen to Gretzky, It Can Happen to Anyone

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Ever since . . . → Read More: If It Can Happen to Gretzky, It Can Happen to Anyone

History Lesson via Nameplate

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Thirty years ago, when I was in college, we had an on-campus nonprofit record store that was staffed entirely by students — the Slipped Disc Record Co-op. When I was a freshman and sophomore, the guy who ran Slipped . . . → Read More: History Lesson via Nameplate

Channeling Their Inner Astros

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Arizona unveiled new football uniforms yesterday. As you can see above, the most interesting thing about them (not to be confused with the best thing about them) is that the numbers and sleeves have a color gradation, sort of like the Astros’ old tequila sunrise uniforms. . . . → Read More: Channeling Their Inner Astros

A Typical Piece of Cuban Propaganda

Meet Erisbel Arruebarruena. He plays shortstop on the Cuban team in the World Baseball Classic. And as you can see, he has one doozy of an NOB –13 letters, which is one less than Salty. But Arruebarruena’s NOB looks extra-imposing because of his team’s ridiculous chunky NOB font. I mean, if you’re gonna . . . → Read More: A Typical Piece of Cuban Propaganda