This DUD is Definitely NOT a Dud

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Winning the Battle, Losing the War

The player shown above is Brendan Ryan of the Mariners, from a recent Cactus League game. As you can see, he’s wearing striped stirrups, which you can also see in this shot. Ryan, of course, used to wear striped stirrups back when he was with the Cardinals. His two seasons in Seattle have . . . → Read More: Winning the Battle, Losing the War

Uni Watch DIY Project: A Different Kind of Card Catalog

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Two of the nicest people who turned out at the last Uni Watch party in Brooklyn were Jesse and Marty Buccafusco, a really nice couple who, as you can see above, take their sports hosiery pretty damn seriously.

Jesse recently told me about a really wonderful . . . → Read More: Uni Watch DIY Project: A Different Kind of Card Catalog

The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh...kinda

By Phil Hecken

With the NBA tipping off a short while ago, and the college basketball season kicking off last evening, (and if you missed Paul’s ESPN College Hoops Preview, click here), it’s time to devote at least one column this fall to hoops. And of course, when I think of the NBA, . . . → Read More: The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh…kinda