MLB in 3D

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A Teeny-Tiny Detail We All Missed

Before we get started: I have an ESPN column today on the Cubs’ new throwbacks — enjoy.

Now then: The Patriots’ season ended on Sunday, but reader Jack Phuapradit has noticed an intriguing uni adjustment they made for the playoffs: They changed their helmet number font.

To explain: The Pats have traditionally used small . . . → Read More: A Teeny-Tiny Detail We All Missed

A Pair of Pre-Thanksgiving Turkeys

When White Sox owner Bill Veeck pioneered the placement of players’ names on uniforms in 1960, he was probably too busy misspelling Big Klu’s name to wonder how his innovation might play out, oh, half a century later. Veeck was, among other things, an absurdist, so he probably would have enjoyed seeing the . . . → Read More: A Pair of Pre-Thanksgiving Turkeys

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