A Typographical Quirk at the World Cup

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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

A Patch for Dr. Jack

Sometimes you see a memorial patch and think, “Yup, they nailed that one.” That was my initial thought with the Trail Blazers’ patch for Dr. Jack Ramsay, which was released yesterday afternoon, worn for the first time in last night’s game against the Rockets, and will be worn for the rest of the . . . → Read More: A Patch for Dr. Jack

MLB in 3D

[Editor's Note: Today we have an excellent guest entry by David Firestone, who's provided a close look at a unique element from MLB uniform history. — PL]

By David G. Firestone

From 1956 to 1958 the Washington Senators utilized what came to be known as the “3D” uniform. These jerseys featured an ambitious . . . → Read More: MLB in 3D